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Adrian Jawort

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 - Author and Journalist 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

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

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

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

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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BethYana Pease

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...