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Hope Report: October, November, December 2022

Thanks to you, Native Hope continues to create a meaningful impact. The past three months have been filled with many smiles as we continue our important work. "Thank you for your help with Christmas g...

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Celebrating Native Women

March is Women’s History Month, and today is International Women's Day so we wanted to highlight inspiring Native American women, both past and present, who have made an impact in the world around the...

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March 8, 2022

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The History and Culture of the Cheyenne Tribe

One of the dominant tribes on the Great Plains, the Cheyenne people have a rich and storied history. As one of the largest and most influential tribes on the continent, they played a major role in sha...

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March 6, 2022

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Self-Injury Awareness Day: Before the Cut Is Too Deep

Teenagers love to express themselves with shocking hairstyles, unique makeup, and eccentric clothing. This is why the signs of self-mutilation escaped my eye until it hit me full in the face with the ...

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March 1, 2022

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From the Carolinas to Oklahoma: The History of the Cherokee Nation

The Cherokee are one of the largest and most well-known Native American tribes in history. As a people, they’ve accomplished great things, been a formidable foe and even better ally, and have become o...

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February 27, 2022

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Native Hope Announces Major Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Funding

Native Hope announced that it will fund the missing person specialist position created in the state Attorney General’s Office on missing and murdered Indigenous person cases. The grant for $85,000 per...

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February 16, 2022

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Hope Report: January 2022

“You can’t purchase friendship — you have to do your part to make it.” Sauk Proverb. At Native Hope, we strive to build relationships with tribal leaders to identify needs better. This month, we had r...

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February 7, 2022

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Part Two: Acknowledging My Herstory and Identity for MMIWG

Part 2 of Tamara’s story highlights her struggle to find answers surrounding her mother’s murder and her hopes that sharing her story will encourage others to break their silence. Native women and chi...

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January 30, 2022

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Part One: Acknowledging My Herstory and Identity for MMIWG

Tamara shares her journey to know herself through her mother’s MMIW story. An aspect that is often forgotten when someone goes missing or is murdered is the impact on the family—especially the childre...

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January 30, 2022

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Hope Report: December 2021

“One finger cannot lift a pebble.” This Hopi Proverb sings true to the heart as we look back at our efforts. We would like to express our deepest gratitude for your generous support throughout the hol...

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January 12, 2022

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