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Poet Laureate of the United States Joy Harjo, June 6, 2019. Photo by Shawn Miller.

Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Says Age Does Not Define Her

First Native American in post discusses long career in multiple arts

   

Wes Studi is seen in NoHo on December 18, 2017

Bringing Down Barriers Against Native Actors

Wes Studi reflects on the importance of cultural representation in Hollywood

A Native American elder and younger Native American woman standing in front of their hogan in Arizona.

Health a Critical Issue for Native Americans

AARP adviser speaks about the challenges and opportunities facing Indian country

In Alaska, blue ice piled on the water with mountains in the background.

Leading on the Front Lines of Climate Change

Alaska Native raises alarm on the effect of the changing environment for all Americans

Cigar store indian

A Look at Native Americans in Pop Culture

A new Smithsonian exhibition delves into stereotypes and myths

AARP South Dakota Executive Council Member Karla Abbott with her  father

Telehealth Would Aid Rural, Native American Areas

A daughter talks about her struggles caring for her father from afar

Indian Elder Awards/Arm Wrestler

From Arm Wrestling to Mentoring Youth

A Seminole woman and Oklahoma Indian Elders Honoree disrupts aging

   

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Emmy-winning chef Loretta Barrett Oden, a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, offers a back-to-basics approach to preparing nutritious meals that are easy to make for caregivers and families. Heart-healthy dishes are sprinkled with native pride.

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