The Native American Women Missing from Your History Textbooks

By Marian Phillips Marian is a first year student in the Women’s History Graduate Program at Sarah Lawrence College. When one has the opportunity to receive an education on Native American women in the history of the United States, the names Sacagawea and Pocahontas are commonly the names heard more often than others. These two women are inherently important, as they play large roles in … Continue reading The Native American Women Missing from Your History Textbooks

Indigenous Punk Music: The Miracle Dolls

By Marian Phillips Marian is a first year student in the Women’s History Graduate Program at Sarah Lawrence College. When someone says the word “punk” in reference to the musical genre one may immediately think of the popular people that shaped its introduction to mainstream knowledge such as Sid Vicious (Simon John Ritchie) of The Sex Pistols, or Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill. Punk music … Continue reading Indigenous Punk Music: The Miracle Dolls

“Women’s Work” and Thanksgiving Memories

By Hannah McCandless Hannah is a first year graduate student in the Women’s History Program at Sarah Lawrence College. A Thanksgiving Memory Grandmother worked in the kitchen for hours leading up to the day of the big event. Mom would make food at home and bring it to grandmother’s house. Aunt May would always bring pie and rolls. I was the only girl of the … Continue reading “Women’s Work” and Thanksgiving Memories

Stop Pardoning Turkeys, Start Pardoning People

By Hannah McCandless Hannah is a first year student in the Women’s History Program at Sarah Lawrence College. Every year, the President of the United States will pardon a turkey on or around Thanksgiving. The dad jokes that President Obama used to tell to the lucky turkey are something I personally miss often. The ceremony is generally met with laughter and approval from the general … Continue reading Stop Pardoning Turkeys, Start Pardoning People

The Farm Bill and its Affects on Native Communities

By Sarah Goldman Sarah Goldman was an Emerson Hunger Fellow from 2017-2018 and researched the Farm Bill and its affects on Native Communities. Her research was used to compile a report that was used to help farmers in Native Communities and to support women and families in their nutritional needs. This article was adapted from her report. The “Farm Bill” is one of the most important … Continue reading The Farm Bill and its Affects on Native Communities