“Phenomenal Woman” campaign partners with Natives to create new “Phenomenally Indigenous” campaign!

“Phenomenal Woman” campaign partners with Natives to create new “Phenomenally Indigenous” campaign!

Posted By Corinne Oestreich September 27th, 2018 Blog

The Phenomenal Woman Campaign is self-described as an intersectional feminist media platform and grassroots advocacy group. They were started to bring awareness to the drastic differences in pay for women vs their male counterparts. The campaign was so popular that well-known women including Issa Rae, and America Ferrera. 100% of their proceeds went to 7 different women's organizations.

Today, September 27th Phenomenal Woman Campaign is announcing a new partnership within their campaign called “Phenomenally Indigenous.” September 27th is also Native Women's Equal Pay Day. Native women, on average, are paid only 57% of what white males are paid. The Phenomenally Indigenous campaign hopes to bring attention to the notion that “We are all phenomenal women and we all deserve equal pay for equal work.”

Urban Native Era and Native Americans in Philanthropy helped in the workings of this release, and Joey Montoya is credited for all photos.

Campaign Ambassadors include Powwow's own Corinne Oestreich, as well as Calina Lawrence, Alexandra Accardi, Alicia D, Jacqueline Fielder, and Keith Secola.

If you'd like a shirt for yourself you can purchase them here! Proceeds go directly to fighting for equal pay and rights for Native Women.

About Corinne Oestreich

Corinne Oestreich (Mohawk/Lakota) has been a writer with powwows.com since 2014. She lives in the state of CA, and enjoys attending and photographing many of the Northern CA powwows and events. She owns her own photography business and is also a Fellow with Changemaker Initiative in partnership with Ashoka.



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  1. Sharone Walker says:

    We are native american indians poor but very proud we don,t ask anybody for anything ma ta hay me don’t talk no more sir edwardmwalker cassierunningwolf sharonewalker

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