Native Feather Laws and Procedures

Native Feather Laws and Procedures

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For Native Americans, feathers are sacred items with deep religious and cultural significance. Owning feathers is a way of connecting with their heritage and traditions. But did you know that possessing certain types of feathers is considered illegal if not obtained properly?  Federal and state laws strictly regulate owning these feathers….

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Disney Seeks to Atone For Racial Stereotypes in its Films With Content Labels

Disney Seeks to Atone For Racial Stereotypes in its Films With Content Labels

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It’s no secret that Disney has a thorny track record of racist depictions in its content. Maybe you recall the references to Native people in “Peter Pan” as “redskins,” a known slur against Native Americans.  Or the cat named Shun Gon in “The Aristocats,” who’s voiced by a white person…..

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‘Reservation Dogs,’ A TV Show About Native Americans Written by Entirely by Indigenous People

‘Reservation Dogs,’ A TV Show About Native Americans Written by Entirely by Indigenous People

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FX will debut the first show about Native Americans produced by Native Americans and other Indigenous people this year. “Reservation Dogs,” will be a half-hour comedy series about four Native American teenagers growing up on a reservation in eastern Oklahoma, according to Disney, the parent company of the FX networks…..

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Charles Curtis – Native American Vice President

Charles Curtis – Native American Vice President

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After being sworn in as U.S. Vice President, Sen. Kamala Harris made history as the first woman, first African-American, and first person of South Asian descent to ascend to the position. But did you know Harris isn’t actually the first person of color to become “veep?” That distinction belongs to….

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Native Depression-A Result of Colanization?

Native Depression-A Result of Colanization?

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In case you weren’t aware September is National Suicide Prevention month so we’re going to take some time to talk about a very serious topic-depression. Depression is a serious illness. One that affects thousands of Native Americans every day. In the past few years, an epidemic of suicide has spread….

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These 3 Organizations Are Helping Native Youth Change Indian Country

These 3 Organizations Are Helping Native Youth Change Indian Country

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We, as Indigenous people, have endured a lot throughout history. From Colonization, to the introduction of alcohol, all the way to the Indian removal act forcing us from our homes. So there’s no doubt that due to that underlying trauma, our people suffer in many different ways. Many of our….

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Irene Bedard – Pocahontas Appearing In Wreck It Ralph 2

Irene Bedard – Pocahontas Appearing In Wreck It Ralph 2

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At the 2017 D23 Expo, Disney announced Wreck It Ralph 2.  The upcoming movie will feature all of the Disney Princesses including Pocahontas voiced by Irene Bedard. Disney previewed the film during the Pixar and Disney Animation Panel.  In Wreck It Ralph 2, Ralph and Vanellope explore the Internet!  On….

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