Stories tagged: "tribe"


No, It’s Never Okay to Pretend You’re Indigenous

After a white Madisonian made headlines for moonlighting as a Native person, we hear from them and the tribe members hurt by their actions.

Aimee as a young girl
‘A Rez Girl At Heart’: A Journey of Self Discovery, Acceptance, & Healing

“I remember being in my dorm with some friends and hearing one of them say Natives are ‘dirty savages.’ I realized, that person wouldn’t like me if they knew who I really was.”

Casino Revenue, Racism, & the Fight to Simply Be Seen: What Wisconsin’s First Residents Want You to Know About Modern Native Americans

While frustrated, our native neighbors are now focused on sharing their side of the story to help others understand the barriers they've not only faced historically, but continue to confront today.