Support Our Indigenous People
I support our indigenous neighbors, family, and friends. I am an ally for all people of marginalized groups, including BIPOC, LBGTQIA+, and all abilities.
Let’s turn the discussion about the now-rescinded Vivian award into positive action. Buy books by indigenous people and donate money to good causes.
Here are a few book creators to start with: Adult: Louise Erdrich, Joan Kane, Joy Harjo, CG Williams, Mercy Zephyr. Kidlit: Barbara and Ethan Jacko Atwater, Eric Gansworth, Angela Gonzales, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Carole Lindstrom and Michaela Goade. Who should I add to my list?
Here are a few indigenous causes: Lakota People’s Law Project https://lakotalaw.orgNative American Rights Fund https://www.narf.orgRRANN (Recruitment and Retention of Alaska Natives into Nursing) tinyurl.com/3yb9ywaz What should I add to my list?