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Indigenous People

Indigenous People

Save Oak Flat traditional dummers
By Lupe Rodarte

An inspiring rally in celebration of dignified action, self-determination, and sacred spaces.

I've Got Your Back still
By Eva Louise

With imagery and words that lilt and lash, an indigenous poet stands with the black community against bigoted forces.

Hawaiian On The Inside essay art
By Lehua Parker

Tension between appearance and origin inform a cultural legacy.

Prayer Over Mother Earth by Alison Woody, 2016 meta image
By Alison Woody

When a sacred trust is broken sacred protection becomes the only viable option.

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Contests & Prizes

Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.

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