Indigeneity
Bioneers Decolonization Series: Why We Should Indigenize Place Names
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Over the past year, Americans have made great strides in dismantling white supremacy, symbolized, in part, by the taking down of racist statues....

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What do Native Americans REALLY think of Thanksgiving?
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By Alexis Bunten  Alexis Bunten, PhD., (Aleut/Yup’ik) has served as a manager, consultant and applied researcher for Indigenous, social...

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Help Support COVID Relief to Indigenous Communities
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Indigenous wisdom has always been central to Bioneers’ mission to address real world issues practically and holistically. Over the past 30 years,...

Food and Farming
The True, Indigenous History of Thanksgiving
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Illustration by Peter Hermes Furian The pop culture story of the First Thanksgiving, often told to children in grade school, is a myth. For the...

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A Thanksgiving Reflection from the Bioneers Indigeneity Program
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Photo by Rena Schild As Cara Romero and I reflect on what it means to be Indigenous in America, 2019 has certainly been a year of extremes. From...

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Bioneers, Native American Youth, and Google Earth Outreach Break the Silicone Wall
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Native youth from San Francisco Unified School District’s Indian Education Program, the American Indian Child Resource Center in Oakland, and the...

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What Are You Doing To Decolonize Thanksgiving This Year?
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Here we go again! It’s time to Decolonize Thanksgiving. I wrote this blog to update you on some of my thinking about Decolonizing Thanksgiving,...

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Solutions From Indian Country: What The World Needs to Know
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October 8 is Indigenous Peoples Day and while it might sound corny, here at Bioneers every day is Indigenous Peoples Day! Since our founding nearly...

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Bioneers Indigeneity To Be Featured at the San Francisco Earth Day Festival Saturday, April 21
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Alexis Bunten Bioneers Indigeneity   Please join Bioneers Indigeneity this Saturday, April 21 at the San Francisco Civic Center Plaza...

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Valentine Lopez, Bioneer Alumni, to Speak Up To Protect Sacred Site Near San Francisco at the UN Permanent Forum On Indigenous Issues This Week
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By Alexis Bunten Bioneers Indigeneity   Valentin Lopez has spoken at the Bioneers Indigenous Forum twice; once in 2015 about the historic...

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Hate Crime Against Tribe’s Holy Ground at Oak Flat
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By Alexis Bunten, Bioneers Indigeneity On March 17, 2018 a sacred Native American religious site in southern Arizona was destroyed and it seemed...

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Spotlight On Bioneers Indigeneity Program Director, Cara Romero, Award-Winning Photographer
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Cara Romero (Chemehuevi), has been directing the Bioneers Indigeneity Program for seven years. During this time, she has formalized the Indigeneity...

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