#EmpowerNativeVoices Tweet List

2:45p.m. – 4 p.m. CST Utilizing Social & Digital Media to Provide Authentic Indigenous Representation within Mainstream Media

Join this roundtable discussion on how social and digital media are being used to combat negative misconceptions of indigenous people and culture while allowing for Native perspectives to be recognized and included in mainstream media discussions. A Q&A session focused on advocacy, social justice, Native stereotypes / mascots will follow.

Presenters: Johnnie Jae Morris (Choctaw/Otoe-Missouria), Native Max Magazine; Sarah Adams Cornell (Choctaw)

Participate by using the following tweets below, or if you have time, tweet your own using the #Hastag #EmpowerNativeVoices and tell us how you have used social media to combat negative misconceptions of native people.

Tweet: By using our own voice, we control how our own stories are told. #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: Because our voice is our own! #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: Social media has allowed Natives to organize not only social media action but feet-on-ground protests #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: Social Media has connected Natives in unprecedented ways. We network & share information to help our people daily. #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: We empower Natives by speaking out about injustice on #SocialMedia #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: We speak with hashtags such as #NotYourMascot to spread word about the harms of Native Mascots #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: We empower Native voices by supporting other Native organizations via @Twitter and #Facebook #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: We make calls to action on social media, blogs, websites, and digital media #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: When we voice our experiences we strengthen our communities by encouraiging each other. #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: Speaking up. Speaking out. Reclaiming identity. #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: You can empower Natives by taking action. A list of ideas can be found here #EmpowerNativeVoices
Link:http://www.notyourmascots.org/get-involved/

Tweet: Social media organizing is teaching our youth valuable digital media skills while strengthening identity. #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: We #EmpowerNativeVoices by sharing articles like these on #SocialMedia #EmpowerNativeVoices
Link:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/03/09/fraternity-university-oklahomas-sae-shut-down-over-racist-chant-159520

Tweet: By sharing Native businesses like these on #SocialMedia #StayConnectedToYourCulture we #EmpowerNativeVoices
Link:http://nativemaxmagazine.com/

Tweet: By speaking out about racial discrimination and injustice we are #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: #EmpowerNativeVoices is about raising consciousness and awareness of indigenous exploitation and stereotypes. #NotYourStereotype
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Tweet: We grow and learn when our voices are used and heard. #EmpowerNativeVoices
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Tweet: Outreaching to youth on Social Media with hashtags and other actions allows us to teach and learn from each other #DearNativeYouth #EmpowerNativeVoices
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