Indigenous at Yale

Indian Horse: History, Hockey and Healing

Editor’s note: This article contains mentions of abuse, sexual assault, suicide and self-harm.  On Netflix (where it’s currently streaming), “Indian Horse” is described as “heartfelt,” […]

Love Letters/Blood Memory/The Fourth Sister

A letter to maize, beans, and squash Dear Sisters, you are my younger Sisters. I was eighteen years older than you when you rose from […]

My Name is Mikiala

Aloha, my name is Mikiala Ng, and I am part Native Hawaiian. I wrote this poem to show how the importance of names, especially those […]

Native Studies Q&A with Professor Ned Blackhawk

Ned Blackhawk (Western Shoshone) is a Professor of History and American Studies at Yale. He serves as the faculty coordinator for the Yale Group for […]

Full Disclosure E5: Native Students Speak on Fall Semester and its Significance

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ROBERTS: The Native vote and what to do next

Native peoples in the United States voted across the nation in this election on every level, from presidential to local, on both sides of the […]

FREEMAN: Native art representation

Since I was a child my mother assembled my dresses, intricately detailed with colorful ribbon, cloth diamond-shaped accents, billowing sleeves and a few ruffles at […]

GREYEYES: Indigeneity in the past, present and future

When I was younger, I used to wonder if there was an alternate universe where I spoke Cree.  I used to wonder what it would […]

NICHOLS: Indigenous sovereignty for a sustainable future

Green capitalism might have you believe that using reusable cups can save the world. But have you ever used a cup that was entirely made […]

SCHULTZ: Decolonization is more than just a word

This spring in a Yale pre-frosh political discourse group chat, a chat which I usually keep on mute, an argument broke regarding the foundations of […]

Braiding Black and Indigenous Intimacies

When tasked with organizing the History of Art Modern and Contemporary Forum programming for fall 2020, we chose to prioritize Black and Indigenous artists. As […]