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Perks of being a mixed blood raised by your white mother

I know there is a part of me that needs to be uncovered, I know it’s there, I know I can be who I truly am. 80 more words

Coachella & Cultural Appropriation: Please Just Stop

I’m pretty fond of the indie music scene, and am known amongst my friends as a hipster-in-denial (only when it comes to music, I swear). … 922 more words

Rants For Thought

Craftivism and Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The beginning of April marked the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the United States.  From the growing coverage and activism around sexual violence on college campus to small support groups and events, both survivors and their supporters have been active in confronting and attempting to dismantle rape culture and the myriad social structures that allow for rape culture. 418 more words

Beadwork

Wolfs

So my dads side of the family are from the wolf clan

My moms side is the beaver. Still don’t know how to draw a beaver… 26 more words

#RespectyourElders

                                                                                                                                      Elders Taught Me.
By Cheri Jacobs

We love our Elders.  In my experience I am elevated in their company. I don’t always understand the oddities and eccentricities of age and retirement. 207 more words

Bloodlines

I am, though of mostly European descent, part Cherokee. A very small amount, but all my life I have felt the Indian in me. It’s been a constant pull, making me want community with other Cherokee people. 301 more words

Identity