Candid, informative, and thoughtful entries surrounding the status of the visibility and knowledge of Native Americans, both their histories and contemporary lives, including perspectives on being Native within this widoktadwen (community).

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Why We Exist

This colonized world has done its best to rid itself of indigenous people—those who’ve always stubbornly stood in the way of progress, of civilization. Growing up Native in Berks County felt awkward and foreign. Whenever I tried to assert my identity as Potawatomi to my peers, they laughed or thought I was stupid because, ofContinue reading “Why We Exist”

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