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Month: July 2017 Articles

A Video Message for Mark Zuckerberg

Greetings to our friends and supporters. This week I shared a video message on social media for Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla in the wake of their visit to the Blackfeet Reservation in Montana. In his Facebook post it was clear that the social and economic issues they saw made a powerful impression on them.

Meet Our 2017 Summer Research Interns

Pōsōh, māwaw new weyak, Corryn Besaw newīhswan mesek Wāqnemōhsaeh eneg, āēkaeyan, mamāceqtaw newīhswan.  Hello everyone, my name is Corryn Besaw. My Indian name is Wāqnemōhsaeh, meaning Firefly. I am from Keshena, Wisconsin and am an enrolled member of the Menominee tribe.

Share Your Story with Facebook Founder to Make a Difference in Your Community

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and President and CEO of Facebook, visited the Blackfeet Reservation last week. He posted his impressions about the social, economic, and health issues he encountered last week, including joblessness, substance abuse, diabetes, and more.

Three-Year Environmental Design and Stewardship Program to Restore Native Knowledge for Healthy Earth

Groundwater contamination, erosion, lack of access to healthy foods, and poor air quality are just some of the environmental concerns facing American Indian communities across the United States. Yet indigenous people have long held specialized knowledge that can lead to unique solutions to these challenges.