In this minisode, Host editors Annar and Claire offer ways in which to pay respect to native people during the ever-problematic Thanksgiving holiday and its frightening capitalist cousin, Black Friday, which has been deemed Native American Heritage Day. This is a time to honor indigenous cultures, and to educate ourselves about the history of this land, and the challenges Native people have faced both historically and in the present, and the ways in which we can be of service to their communities.

Annar offers three easy ways to get involved in Native American Heritage Month:

Get Educated

- https://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov

- https://www.nps.gov/index.htm

Donate

- https://collegefund.org

- https://www.firstpeoplesfund.org

- https://www.navajohopisolidarity.org

Practice Land Acknowledgment

- https://nativegov.org/a-guide-to-indigenous-land-acknowledgment/

 

Claire and Annar also discuss a new poetry collection, When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry edited by US poet Laureate, Joy Harjo.

 

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