Tag Archives: Native American women

Photo of the Day: Lakota grandmothers capture neo-Nazi flag

TweetLeith, North Dakota is a small town with only 24 residents. Recently, the town has been targeted for takeover by a group of neo-Nazis, who are trying to make it a haven for white supremacists. According to NPR, white supremacist Craig Cobb has already purchased 12 properties, and has given most of them to other [...]
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Native women gain better access to emergency contraception–but still not enough

TweetWhile women of color may receive more counseling on emergency contraception, they certainly don’t always have access to it when they do need it. From the age restrictions that were finally lifted after a court order to pharmacists who spread misinformation or refuse to stock the drug, we know is still not as easy as [...]
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Louise Erdrich becomes first American Indian woman to win National Book Award

TweetErdrich’s book, The Round House, is about violence against American Indian women, and about one young man who confronts that violence when it finds its way into his home. According to CBS News, A clearly delighted and surprised Erdrich, who’s part Ojibwe, spoke in her tribal tongue and then switched to English as she dedicated [...]
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Native American students protest racist anti-choice posters in New Mexico

TweetWow. We’ve seen horribly racist anti-choice ads targeting African American and Latina women in recent years, but this might take the cake. Native American students at the University of New Mexico organized a protest after graphic anti-abortion posters popped up on campus that read “Abortion Extinction. Today, an Indian boy was killed the Indian way. [...]
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