Top 5 Instagram Photos of the week!

Top 5 Instagram Photos of the week!

Posted By Corinne Oestreich June 3rd, 2018 Blog

Each week I will be choosing my top 5 favorite photos on Instagram!

If you want me to see your photos, follow me @misscorinne86 and tag me in the picture! Make sure your profile is set to public though, otherwise I won't be able to share your photo.


Horseshoe Bend | One of the most visited places of Diné Bikéyah. The Colorado River didn’t always sit so still at the bottom of this part of the canyon. The white rapids disappeared when the local dam was constructed back in the 1950s. • The dam also disrupted natural water resources and the resulting water allocations disproportionately catered to private interests. • The Colorado River Compact was signed on November 24th, 1922 to regulate the usage of the river. “The basis to determine each state's share was to be the amount of irrigable land within a state. Determining such acreage, however, proved to be a very contentious issue, one that threatened to undermine compact negotiations (Joe Gelt Water Resources Research Center (WRRC). The University of Arizona).” • #DinéBikéyah #NavajoNation #DefendTheSacred

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Jaming out

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Jordan Cocker, March 2018, Portland, Oregon. Detail of a photo by Tekpatl Kuauhtzin (Nahua/Tsalagi) ▫️ The museum closes Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by talking with Jordan Cocker, a young artist and activist with deep roots in both Kiowa and Tongan culture: ▫️ “Thinking of myself in halves is a very colonized way of thinking, a very American way of thinking about a person in parts of blood quantum, in pieces, or as a box to tick.… ▫️ “The years spent on and between my two ancestral territories braided together my two lines in a good way. Everything is about the ancestors—who they are by name, what they did, where they went, and the legacy that they created and passed down to me. My ancestors on both sides of my family survived colonization, boarding school, and so many other types of trauma so that I can live in a good way.” ▫️ Read more on Smithsonian Voices at the link in our profile or ▫️ @jordancocker @tekpatl #asianpacificamericanheritagemonth #apahm #smithsonianvoices @smithsonianmagazine

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About Corinne Oestreich

Corinne Oestreich (Mohawk/Lakota) has been a writer with 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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