Exploring Indigenous identities

Here we explore the identifications that determine our governmental, economic and social outcomes.

* This concept remains under construction as we continue to add resources and tools to the field guide. If you have a link or tool to share, please email us at research@upwithcommunity.org and we’ll check it out.

Indian Country Today

Native American facts, Indian news and American Indian service, plus Native history and culture.

Indian Country Today


Native News Online

American Indian News

Native News Online


Native Affairs | Colorlines

Check out a rich collection of materials from COLORLINES related to Native American news and culture in the U.S.




Native Land Digital is a Canadian not-for-profit organization, incorporated in December 2018.



Honor Native Land – U.S. Department of Arts and Culture

A guide and call to acknowledgment.

The U.S. Department of Arts and Culture

Interactive Map: Loss of Indian Land

Interactive Time-Lapse Map Shows How the U.S. Took More Than 1.5 Billion Acres From Native Americans.


Liberated Capital: A Decolonizing Wealth Fund

Liberated Capital supports Indigenous and other people-of-color-led initiatives working for transformative social change. This fund—directed by the Decolonizing Wealth Project —aims to move untethered resources to help shape a future in which we can all heal from generations of colonial trauma and thrive in our cultures.



Native Americans ask East Bay residents to pay tax on land

Consider paying a voluntary tax to the tribe whose land you occupy.


Empowering Pacific Islander Communities

Empowering Pacific Islander Communities (EPIC) advances social justice by engaging Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities through culturally relevant advocacy, research, and leadership development.

Empowering Pacific Islander Communities



Decolonization includes cultural, psychological, and economic independence for Indigenous people, a key part of achieving Indigenous sovereignty, the right and ability to practice self-determination over land, culture and political and economic systems.

Braiding Sweetgrass

Indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teaching of plants.

Robin Wall Kimmerer

How To Be An Ally To Indigenous Peoples

A poster by Josephine M. Cook.

Syracuse Cultural Workers

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz offers a history of the United States told from the perspective of Indigenous peoples and reveals how Native Americans, for centuries, actively resisted expansion of the US empire.

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Land Reparations & Indigenous Solidarity Toolkit

A good starting point to take collective action towards land repatriation to Indigenous people in the ongoing struggle against colonization.

Resource Generation

BODIES DON’T JUST TELL STORIES, THEY TELL HISTORIES: Embodiment of Historical Trauma among American Indians and Alaska Natives

Understand how the role of historical events and context affect present-day health inequities has become a dominant narrative among Native American communities.





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