Community Spotlight

Community Spotlight

Community Spotlight

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Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing and individuals creating change from across Montana... Father/Child Highlight MMIWG & MMIP Movements with Art Project Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing and individuals creating change from...

Eric Johannessen, Founder of “Change the Rez”

Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing and individuals creating change from across Montana… Eric Johannessen, Founder of "Change The Rez" Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing and individuals creating change from across Montana...

Summer Flores

Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing and individuals creating change from across Montana… Summer Flores Summer Flores is an entrepreneur, a model, a recording artist, and a visionary with a passion for her Northern Cheyenne people. Summer recently moved back to Lame Deer to establish her salon, About Face Beauty and looks to expand the business and...

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  • February 28, 2019

Reno Charette – February Community Spotlight

Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing and individuals creating change from across Montana… Reno Charette - February Community Spotlight Western Native Voice · Reno Charette - February Community Spotlight The Native American Achievement Center, on the Montana State University-Billings campus, helps to recruit and retain American Indian students. Reno Charette, the Director of the Achievement Center, teaches courses...

Adrian Jawort – January Community Spotlight

Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing and individuals creating change from across Montana… Adrian Jawort - January Community Spotlight We recently sat down with Adrian Jawort, a Northern Cheyenne author and journalist for Indian Country Today to discuss the recent article titled “Native American ‘Rednecks’ and Colonized Anti-LGBTQ Conservativism”. Adrian shared with us how their article was...

Jade Bahr & Barbara Bessette – December Community Spotlight

Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing and individuals creating change from across Montana… Jade Bahr & Barbara Bessette - December Community Spotlight Western Native Voice · Jade Bahr & Barbara Bessette - December Community Spotlight Our focus this month moves to the Montana Legislature and two recently elected urban Native women, Jade Bahr of Billings and Barbara Bessette...

Kelli Twoteeth – September Community Spotlight

Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing and individuals creating change from across Montana… Kelli Twoteeth - September Community Spotlight Western Native Voice · Kelli Twoteeth - September Community Spotlight Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing...

Joshlynn Snow – August Community Spotlight

Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing and individuals creating change from across Montana… Joshlynn Snow - August Community Spotlight Western Native Voice · August Community Spotlight: Joshlynn Snow Tell us your name and where you're from. My name is Joshlynn Snow and I am from Browning, Montana. Are you in school? Are you in college or university? Oh yes actually. I...

Patrick Yawakie – June Community Spotlight

Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing and individuals creating change from across Montana… Patrick Yawakie - June Community Spotlight This month we visited with Patrick Yawakie in order to learn more about what inspires his activism and community involvement. Patrick is a food sovereignty advocate and community organizer on the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes reservation. He...

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  • May 23, 2018

BethYana Pease – May Community Spotlight

Western Native Voice works year-round to inspire Native leadership so our communities flourish. We are excited to share with you Western Native Voice’s Community Spotlight, designed to highlight grassroots organizing and individuals creating change from across Montana… BethYana Pease - May Community Spotlight This month we visited with BethYana Pease, Lodge Grass Alderwoman, and organizer, to learn more about what inspires her activism and community involvement. BethYana has launched the Missing and Murdered Indigenous People movement on the Crow and Northern...