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.
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.
Learn about Marlea, her family and what she likes to do. Also learn a few words in Marlea’s language: Koori English, and some facts about the country of Australia.