Mary Youngblood is the first Native woman to have received a Grammy Award for “Best Native American Music Album”, & the first Native American person to have won two Grammy’s. Read more http://bit.ly/XeLKQZ
Native Death Rates Nearly 50 Percent Greater Than Those of Non-Hispanic Whites
Death records show that American Indian and Alaska Native death rates for both men and women combined were nearly 50 percent greater than rates among non-Hispanic whites during 1999-2009. The new findings were announced through a series of Centers Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports recently released online by the American Journal of Public Health.
Girls Educational and Mentoring Services (GEMS), is the only organization in New York State specifically designed to serve girls and young women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking. A little while ago I watched the documentary “Very Young Girls” that educated me and made me extremely passionate about this cause. The documentary focused on the wonderful work this organization does.
I decided to do an illustration showing how much a young woman who is safe can accomplish in terms of her own self-worth. Plus I wanted to draw a cute kid haha!
Visit http://www.gems-girls.org/ to learn more about them.
Retta on Conan in 2012 with literally the best joke ever and she really was not here for the stereotyping and profiling while driving. #neverforget
Is the girl in the dragon’s den or is the dragon in the girl’s den?
It’s a shared den. They both hoard books.
This just screams tattoo to me.
nor has my father nor his father
nor any grandmothers
We don’t recognize these names on old sorry paper
Therefore we declare the United States a crazy person
nightmare lousy food ugly clothes bad meat
nobody we know
No one wants to go there This U.S. is theory…