“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....

1.10.16 – #NMSpeaksCrisis – Generation Justice
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1.10.16 – #NMSpeaksCrisis – Generation Justice

[:en]Thousands of New Mexicans are living with the pain of not having Comprehensive and Integrated behavioral health services – but there’s a way we can help. This program features the ‪#‎NMspeaksCrisis‬ campaign and what New Mexicans experience due to gaps in the behavioral health system. Production Team Producers: Roberta Rael, Melissa Harris & George Luna Pena...

1.3.16 Best of Justice Campaigns – Generation Justice
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1.3.16 Best of Justice Campaigns – Generation Justice

We share Part 2 of our 2015 Best of Generation Justice Series with you. We look back at the media justice victories of 2015 – including the FCC’s vote for both net neutrality and prison phone justice. Also, we celebrate how local campaigns and organizing can create change – from protecting ethnic studies curriculum, addressing...

Practicing Respectful Representation – Generation Justice
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Practicing Respectful Representation – Generation Justice

Recently, I found a tool called Guiding Principles for Engaging in Research with Native American Communities. The guide’s purpose is to serve the population of researchers interested in partnering with tribal communities across the United States. As a young multimedia maker and Generation Justice Fellow, I have to be aware of all issues when I...