Growing Native

Growing Native

       

Growing Native Blogs

Author: 
The Board of Directors at Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) announced today that Patricia Boero, Executive Director since 2007, has decided to resign, effective March 8, 2011. In her resignation letter, Ms. Boero stated she has enjoyed working at LPB...
A federal judge has approved the $3.4 billion Cobell v. Salazar settlement, sparking a nationwide search for hundreds of thousands of Native Americans whose names have been lost by the government. Two weeks after President Obama signed the...
A grassroots Native organization that recruits and supports Indian candidates is closing its doors after failing to gain sponsors. INDN’s List began in 2005 as a way to get more Indian candidates elected throughout the country. President Kalyn Free...
President Barack Obama announced Thursday at the White House Tribal Nations Conference that his administration will support the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The announcement removes the United States as the only remaining...
Author: 
This weekend (Sat. Nov 20) in LA, niche marketing guru Peter Broderick and tech author Scott Kirshner will bring their social media crash-course, Distribution U: Version 2.0 , to LA. I attended their NYC event last weekend. And, despite the day-long...
The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), located at 83 AvanNu Po, Santa Fe, is going a step farther to introduce new technology to their students and the surrounding community. In a press release from IAIA it was announced that the Institute,...
Author: 
A school in the San Francisco Bay area with roots to a historical occupation and a graduation activity that involves 3-year old students beading their own graduation belts may soon close its doors. Students, alumni, parents, staff and community...
The Indigenous Language Institute is doing all it can to combat the extinction of indigenous languages, a vital part of Native people’s identity. Native American stories, history and prayers are all passed down orally. But Native American languages...
The National Congress of American Indians voted Wednesday to approve a resolution calling for immediate passage of the Cobell v. Salazar settlement by Congress. NCAI’s resolution did not call for supporting a controversial amendment to the...
Author: 
Vision Maker Media joins our colleagues around the world in mourning the loss of renowned Maori filmmaker and festival patron Merata Mita, of Ngati Pikiao and Ngai Te Rangi. Merata was recognized as a key figure in the history of Indigenous...
Author: 
Ya’at’eeh: I first heard of Vision Maker Media as an undergraduate at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. At one point, I toured the facility and was amazed that such an organization existed. Little did I know—I would work work for Vision Maker...
Author: 
Seasons greetings from Vision Maker Media! It’s a time of reflection and preparation for the new year. Lakota people record their reflections through the winter count. Waniyeta wowapi, in our language. Winter counts are histories or calendars in...
Author: 
I received word this weekend that our friend and Blackfeet elder Curly Bear died. I got to meet him years ago during my tribal tourism days in South Dakota with ATTA. We were reacquainted a few years ago when we brought the doc he did with Dennis...
Progress on the bill this year has been steady so far, if not swift. Mr. Moran again introduced the legislation March 9, and the bill was heard by the House Committee on Natural Resources nine days later. The committee unanimously voted to pass the...

Pages

Help Vision Maker Media By Using Amazon Smile