“Prepare, my girl” – Generation Justice
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“Prepare, my girl” – Generation Justice

[:en] “You’re doing it wrong, Kateri!” I was 6 years old and my first grade class performed a “traditional” pueblo line dance for our school. “You do it like this,” my critic, a blonde white boy, said as he hopped from foot to foot. I insisted, “I’m not doing it wrong, I’m an Indian?!” At...

The Power of Independent Media – Generation Justice
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The Power of Independent Media – Generation Justice

Some of the earliest memories I have include watching westerns with my family. I remember my grandmother, after a long day of work, relaxing with John Wayne. It wasn’t until I attended college at the Institute of American Indian Arts when I realized those characters I grew up with were inaccurate portrayals of Indigenous people....

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Robert Apodaca – Nuestro Rio – Generation Justice

At the 2015, Western Governors’ Association Drought Forum in Santa Fe, N.M., Generation Justice Fellow Christina Rodriguez interviews Robert Apodaca, the New Mexico State Director of Nuestro Rio. Nuestro Rio works to educate elected officials and youth about the many ways that Latinos are connected to the Colorado River and helps them to become advocates...