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Support More Than A Word

From the Filmmakers, John and Kenneth Little. Háu mitákuyepi! (Hello my relatives!) My brother and I are working on a documentary on the Washington name issue. We are both enrolled members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and need your support! We conceived of this project in 2013 and have been filming for over a […]

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Statement of Solidarity: Not Your Mascots and Justice or Else! Gathering in Washington, DC 10.10.15

Statement of Solidarity: Not Your Mascots and Justice or Else! Gathering in Washington, DC 10.10.15 September 18, 2015 Not Your Mascots is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the elimination of racist, anti-Native stereotypes from sports, entertainment, and mass media. We advocate in resistance against the use of stereotypes, caricatures and mascots, which perpetuate […]

Native American Non-Profit Organization Commends Goshen School Board Decision To Change School Mascot

Not Your Mascots, Inc. info@notyourmascots.org www.notyourmascots.org Goshen, Indiana – Not Your Mascots, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the misappropriation of Indigenous identity and imagery perpetuated by Native mascots, commends Goshen Community School Board for voting to change Goshen High School team name and mascot (R*dskins). In a 5-2 vote, Goshen Community School Board voted […]

#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 […]

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“Native, Indigenous, Alive” (NIA) & Here

“Native, Indigenous, Alive” (NIA) & Here; A Guest blog cross post – Part 2 – Intersectional solidarity with Black Lives Matter and Native Lives Matter movements, Dr. Alan Lechusza Aquallo (Maidu/Luiseño) “Native, Indigenous, Alive” (NIA) & Here Alan Lechusza Aquallo, Sparrow Productions Dec. 18, 2014/January 8, 2015 Carlsbad, CA An article published on Oct. 7, […]

Say No To KXL March and Rally Tweet List!

We are in the battle of our lives as we see history repeating itself in legislation that steals our lands, our homes, and our lives. As you know, on November 19, 2014, the Senate failed to pass legislation that would approve the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline (KXL) by only 1 vote. This January, […]

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#NotYourMascot/#NoHonorinRacism D.C Rally Tweet List

A coalition of Native organizations will be marching and protesting against the Washington football team at FedEx Field in Landover, MD, on December 28, 2014. Several proponents against Native mascots, including National Congress of American Indians, The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media, Change the Mascot, the American Indian Movement, and Not Your […]

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Native American solidarity with African American People(s) in protesting against police brutality, state violence and murder of innocent citizens

GUEST POST: Alan Lechusza Aquallo, Ph.D. (Maidu, Luiseño) Our Peoples, Our Tribes, Our Ferguson: a Native response to the socio-political issues of Ferguson, Missouri and the Michael Brown murder In the aftermath of the grand jury decision resulting from the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on Saturday August 9, 2014, the Native communities […]