indigenous peoples


An Oglala Lakota man wearing two long braids and a black chef's apron leans against a tan counter.
Added 01/28/22 | Location: Minnesota | Subjects: ,

Sean Sherman is a chef born and raised in Pine Ridge, S.D., and a member of the Oglala Lakota tribe. His primary focus is the revitalization and evolution of Indigenous foods systems throughout North America. In 2014, he opened The Sioux Chef, a business providing catering and food education in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area.

An Oglala Lakota man with graying hair wearing a bolo tie, blue shirt and gray jacket smiles into the camera.
Added 01/21/22 | Location: North Dakota | Subjects: ,

Dr. Donald Warne serves as the associate dean of diversity equity and inclusion and director of the department of Indigenous health at the University of North Dakota. He leads the Indians Into Medicine (INMED) and masters in public health program as well as one of the world’s first doctoral programs in Indigenous health.

A Native Hawaiian man with straight, short, dark brown hair smiles directly at the camera. He is wearing a lilac, button-down, dress shirt and standing outside with greenery around him.
Added 09/30/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Randall Akee is an associate professor in the Department of Public Policy and American Indian Studies at UCLA.

A Cherokee woman with wavy, chest length, dark brown hair sits in a chair of a dark theatre, staring off into the distance, chin resting on her hand. She is wearing black tights, a light blue dress, a black cardigan, and thick silver rings.
Updated 07/11/22 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , ,

Mary Kathryn Nagle is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation and attorney who specializes in tribal sovereignty and Indigenous people’s rights and safety.

Added 04/28/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Michaela Madrid is the program manager of tribal governance at the Native Governance Center, a Native-led nonprofit that supports the sovereignty and governance of Native nations.

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: | Subjects: , ,

Kim Tallbear-Dauphine is an associate professor of Native studies at the University of Alberta in Canada.

Updated 07/26/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Dina Gilio-Whitaker is policy director and senior researcher at the Center for World Indigenous Studies.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Nebraska | Subjects: ,

Dennis Smith is an associate professor of history and director of Native American studies at the University of Nebraska, Omaha.

Updated 04/20/21 | Location: Arizona | Subjects: , ,

Manley Begay is a professor in the Applied Indigenous Studies department and the department of politics and international affairs at the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Northern Arizona University.

Updated 12/15/21 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: ,

Patty Loew is a journalism professor and director of the Center for Native American and Indigenous Research at Northwestern University.