Topic: Stories of Hope

A Victim of Sex Trafficking Speaks at Local Events

J.Dakotah, a survivor, believes in the power of healing through sharing her experience in order to prevent others from the abuse she suffered.  January is National Human Trafficking Prevention month. ...

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Living to Tell: A Sex Trafficking Victim's Account

January is Human Trafficking Awareness month. While this article was originally written and published in 2016, its contents are still very relevant. In fact, according to Business Insider, "Since 2007...

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Music Is Medicine: The Journey and Conception of Wonahun Was’te’ Records

Special thanks to Talon Bazille Ducheneaux/ShootsTheEnemy for sharing his story below.   When I began my journey as a “hip hop artist” I honestly didn’t think it would take me anywhere. I was highly i...

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Building a Culture of Endurance: A Video Interview with Dirk Whitebreast

The day Dirk Whitebreast lost his sister was the last day he touched alcohol. A member of the Sac and Fox tribe (Meskwaki Nation), Whitebreast and his two sisters were raised by his grandmother and gr...

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A Victim of Sex Trafficking Speaks

 The following story was shared with Native Hope via email by J. Dakotah, a Native American human-trafficking survivor and advocate. Some of the content of this story is sensitive and may cause distre...

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Wayne William Snellgrove, Man of Two Mothers

The folllowing biographical story was written by Charlotte Miller and shared with Native Hope by Wayne Smoke-Snellgrove. Wayne William Snellgrove stepped off the tiny duel prop plane in Wadena, Saskat...

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In the Field with Native Hope: November

The Native Hope team is back with some updates on our work in the last month! Through the power of the internet and social media, we are able to have larger conversations with the country and world ab...

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Sharing Powerful Stories of Hope from the #StorytellingHeals Campaign

Two weeks ago, we launched the #StorytellingHeals movement because we knew that many of you had powerful stories that needed to be shared with the world. We have not been disappointed. In these two we...

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"Writing Was My Outlet, My Church": Poetry and Wisdom from Sunny Red Bear, Native Author and Activist

This November, Native Hope launched a movement of healing, solidarity, and hope focused on hearing and sharing Native stories. #StorytellingHeals is an effort to share more stories of hope, creativity...

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