NATIVE AMERICANS

The New + the Next

For Alaska Native Youth, a Tradition-Rooted Program Teaches Resilience

Adolescent suicide has been increasing at a staggering rate, but it's hitting American Indian and Alaska Native teens much harder.
Good Sh*t

Why Powwows Are a Must for Americans

These celebrations of dance and culture happen all year round in North America.
Good Sh*t

You Haven't Lived Until You've Lived Through a Meat Cleaver Massage

Forget shiatsu, reiki, rolfing: This new kid on the chopping block will fix you fast.
OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
The New + the Next

She Wants Christian Missionaries Off the Reservation

Christian groups spend their summers on reservations across America.
True Stories

You’ve Heard of Sit-Ins. But What About Fish-Ins?

The Fish Wars have been forgotten by history.
True Stories

First Native American Novelist Was a Killer Newspaper Editor

The first Native American to write a novel in English lived a life chock-full of contradictions.
The New + the Next

Native American Millennials Take Over the Rodeo … but It's a Bumpy Ride

Indigenous cowboys are now grabbing the reins of the sport traditionally dominated by White, land-owning ranchers.
True Stories

History's Forgotten Pioneer: The First Native American Doctor

Susan La Flesche Picotte graduated from medical school in 1889, 35 years before Native Americans became U.
News + Politics

The Native American Healer Reviving the Medicine of Her Ancestors

Linda Black Elk is on a mission to integrate Native American traditional medicine with Western approaches to offer patients new ways to heal.
OZY NEWSLETTER

The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
True Stories

Unapologetic: Making Music With Tony the Two Spirit Native American

Tony Enos, an “urban Indian,” uses music melded with gender queerness to carry on Native American tradition in style.
Around the World

The South American Poet Embracing a Language of Maybes

Susy Delgado has helped reclaim Guarani, the best preserved native language of the Americas once considered dirty.

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