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Two Spirit Yup'ik Finds Healing Through Art

Project 562 has provided space to unpack and discover Indigenous identity. We’ve become familiar with the recurring theme of reconnection, the “coming home” story that so many of us carry...

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American Concentration Camps: Unangax Loss and Resurrection

At times, we are made to feel ashamed of our lack of cultural knowledge. We are challenged with questions about whether we speak our language, sing songs, or offer traditional sacred prayers. It is assumed that our people have always had access to our ways, but this isn't always the case...

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The Power of Frybread: An Alaska Native's Story of Survival

Let’s talk about frybread. It can be found at almost every gathering and celebration, certainly at every powwow...

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I Hate That I Had To Write This

I am committed to uplifting our people with story. I have attempted to stop re-telling tragic stories that bring us down, and instead I aim to awaken and shine light on the rich narratives of Indian Country’s resilience...

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Decolonizing Sexuality At The Largest Two-Spirit Pow Wow In The Nation

Talk to any Indian, and they will have a powwow story for you. We’ve all been to powwow’s. We grew up with them. Maybe we hated them. Maybe we couldn’t wait for the next one.

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Project 562 is a multi-year national photography project dedicated to photographing over 562 federally recognized tribes in The United States in an effort to create an unprecedented repository of imagery and oral histories that accurately portrays contemporary Native Americans.

This creative, conscious shifting work will be widely distributed through updated national curricula, artistic publications, exhibitions and online.

This blog is all about our journey.

 

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