Vlog 18

Vlog 18
“Indigenous identity has to be seen and it has to transcend past land recognition focusing on Indigenous issues if we are going to get to the roots of this country’s history.”

“I’m done trying to appease people to see me in a different way. We are Americans. This is our country. We must go past romanticizing our history.”

Vlog 17

Vlog 17
“Indigenous people come in all different colors, shapes, sizes, features and often because of that are often not understood and are overlooked.”

“Denying their very opportunity to knowing themselves as Indigenous People, that is problematic in and of itself.”

“These micro-aggressions deny identity and they push people out of conversation.” 

Vlog 16

Vlog 16
“I am working on growing and deepening to mature in those areas as I continue to find value in that way of life and way of being. I am not going to get into competing victimization.”

Vlog 15

Vlog 15
“…I surround myself with people from various perspectives and different lived experiences… I take great pride in being able to learn from various people who see themselves different than I do… to rethink our positions on vaccinations… it is about people…”

Vlog 14

Vlog 14
“…things go in cycles… even Mother Nature rests… it is worthy of your time… to love yourself… know that you are radically important…”

Vlog 13

Vlog 13
“Whose holiday is centered and how do we handle that… honor each individual’s faith, ways of knowing and being… extremely mindful of how to create an environment that is welcoming for each individual and to allow them to share their own identities within themselves and to be able to hold their own perspectives and faith…”

Vlog 12

Vlog 12
“Identity is a foundation to understanding the world. Our racial and ethnic identities help us better frame who we are. I challenge you, if you are in relationships with individuals to allow them to define themselves… then they will be able to share their why…”

Vlog 11

Vlog 11
“We value it differently, nearly every indigenous person I have spoke with has taught me something to be in relationship to things and give yourself to them, and to care for them…”

Vlog 10

Vlog 10
“…the idea of stewardship. What does it look like to take the things we have, and invest them wisely in people, see a return in that, either personally, but more importantly for the communities that we serve… collectivism of our knowledge and our ideas…”  

Vlog 9

Vlog 9
“I offer to you freely with the purposes of you using it, caring for it and making a difference in someone’s life.”