Charlie Amáyá Scott is a 28-year-old transgender scholar, advocate and social media influencer who lives in Aurora, Colo. She grew up in Chinle, Ariz., in the center of the Navajo Nation. Charlie, who uses “she” and “they” pronouns, is currently working on her Ph.D. in education at the University of Denver.
To Understand the Present, We Must Look to the PastBy IndyKids staff In the 1700s and 1800s, rich and powerful European countries, such as Britain, France, Spain and the Netherlands, began to venture out in search of more land and resources that they deemed valuable. They began to establish colonies in Africa, the Caribbean, and …
By Luca Cantagallo, age 12
When Nathan Solorio, age 15, was bullied in school, he quickly realized that the support he needed just wasn’t there. To try and fill this gap, Nathan has created Heart Medicine, an online community platform which he hopes will help other young Native Americans overcome the discrimination they are facing.
Native Hawaiians, the only U.S. Native group that does not have some form of self-government, are organizing to build a constitution for the indigenous people of the Hawaiian islands.
There are more than 5,000 indigenous groups worldwide, varying tremendously and differing in countless ways. Find out how native peoples around the world are mobilizing for change.
Meet Taté Walker, Editor of Native Peoples magazine. As a Lakota woman, Taté advocates for many issues, including fair and accurate media representation, to lift up Native American communities.