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Indigenous Activist Nemonte Nenquimo Makes TIME 100 List

Virginia Isaad
As Latinos continue to make strides in different industries there’s always the issue of recognition for their work and efforts. TIME’s list of 100 influential people includes only 9 Latinxs, so while we celebrate those that made it on the...
Culture

30 Things You May Not Know About the Indigenous Cultures of Latin America

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Indigenous culture is important, and often ignored part of Latinx identity. There are foods we eat, words we speak, and customs we follow to this day that we don’t even know are Native American in origin. While it is hard...
Culture

15 Indigenous Organizations You Can Give Back to for Thanksgiving

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
November is rightfully Native American Heritage Month, a.k.a. Native American Indian Heritage Month. Instead of buying into the lie that is the “Thanksgiving story,” we invite you to take this month to learn more about Native Americans, their history and...
Fashion

15 Instances Where Indigenous Style Has Been Appropriated and Uncredited

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Whether you understand it fully or not, cultural appropriation is a real thing and a real problem. The Cambridge Dictionary, defines it as “the act of taking or using things from a culture that is not your own, especially without...
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Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s Family Wants to Open a University For Indigenous Students

Virginia Isaad
Infamous drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s family plans to open a university for the indigenous community in Badiraguato, Sinaloa — the drug lord’s home state. José Luis González Meza, a lawyer for Guzmán, said that Guzmán’s family will receive...
Culture

7 Positive Representations of Indigenous Communities We’re Proud of

Virginia Isaad
  The indigenous community has historically been overlooked and dehumanized but now more than ever they are getting the attention and respect they deserve. With icons like Yalitza Aparicio and activists like Amazonian female Chief Nazaré bringing the indigenous community...