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Honoring Ancestors & indigenous well being

Below are the best resources we could find on Honoring Ancestors and indigenous well being.

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Indigenous Artist to Artist (Part 1): Adapting to Pandemic & Daring to Dream

Mid-August every year is usually when Matika and Adrienne head out to New Mexico to get #SantaFancy, visit artist friends, and partake in all of the joy of Santa Fe Indian Market - the largest Native art market in the US.

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Can a DNA Test Make Me Native American?

Can a DNA test make me Native American? As direct-to-consumer ancestry DNA tests gain popularity and narratives of “discovering” or “proving” Native American ancestry through DNA swirl through the media — what does that mean for Indigenous nations?

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Decolonizing Sex

Join us for a second discussion with Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate Dr. Kim Tallbear on All My Relations.

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Indigiqueer

We join forces with two amazing Indigenous writers and scholars who are making waves in the literary scene with their poetry, prose, and fiction.

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Native Appropriations

In this episode, All My Relations explores the topic of cultural appropriation — it’s become such a buzzword, but what is it, really? Adrienne and Matika care deeply about Native representation, and talk constantly about this subject.

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Bonus Episode: Sacred is Sacred!

In light of recent tragedy at Notre Dame, Adrienne and Matika discuss the indigenous response from our communities from a social justice perspective, while also considering our humanity.

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Native Fashion

All My Relations talks story with two of our favorite fashionable friends: artist extraordinaire Jamie Okuma (Lisueño and Shoshone Bannock) and scholar/fashion entrepreneur Dr. Jessica Metcalfe (Turtle Mountain Chippewa).

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Can Our Ancestors Hear Us?

On this episode we tackle a huge topic: the importance and power of our Indigenous languages, and the work that's being done to revitalize and promote Native languages

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Beyond Blood Quantum

The percentage of Native “blood” one possesses, the fraction listed on Certificates of Degree of Indian Blood, and a fraught concept that has its defenders and dissenters in our communities.

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Bonus Episode: Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day, Not Columbus

The foundational narrative we teach our children about Columbus is rooted in myth and falsity. Instead of teaching our real Native American history, or our real humanity, we’ve settled for American mythology.

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