Bethany Yellowtail, the CEO and designer behind the celebrity-loved brand B.Yellowtail, sees clothing as a way to represent her culture and share it with the world.
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Bethany Yellowtail, A Native American Fashion Designer On A Mission | TODAY
Hi Today news have you ever try to talk to a indigenous that compete in snow sports? I compete in Snowboarding competitions around NM and was wonder if you TODAY crew can shed some light on this grow sport for Native Americans who haven't even ride down a gorgeous snowy mountain. I'm Pueblo and would love to show you our culture and heritage due to we where the only tribal nation to win a big victory to kick out the old Spanish settlers and retake our home land. Now we live back on reservation with high low income families, high poverty rate, suicide, lack of action sport influences. There are a lot of reasons to start shed on some light why the people of United States haven't seen much Native American indigenous professional sport athletes. I'm Dezwod Please contact me to shed light on indigenous Pueblos in action snow sport. I'm also start a foundation for indigenous people to get into action sport at any age due to no one is too old to learn a new thing or two.
Why celebrate LGBT Pride? The history of oppression for LGBT persons has centered around notions of appropriateness/normality and invisibility. LGBT persons have often lost their families, their friends, their employment and their lives because others have deemed the way they love to be inappropriate or abnormal. Our society has a strong sense of gendered normality: Men do x and women do Y. Indeed, who we are allowed to love has historically been linked to that which is deemed appropriate for our gender. When an individual chooses to live with integrity, as an authenticate person, despite the societal dangers of doing so, they exemplify Pride; that is worthy of celebration. The freedom possessed by todays lgbt students was made possible by the courage and strength of individuals who refused to feel shame for who they were and Who lived authentically and openly, winning straight allies along the way. Instead of lamenting the paucity of role models living authentically when we, as educators, were in school, perhaps we are called to be the role model we wished we had had! Now, and every day, is the time for Pride!
Professor of LGBTQ Studies.
May 22nd is Education Support Professionals Day!!
As educators, we know the crucial role played by the thousands of paraprofessionals, office workers, bus drivers, custodians and maintenance staff in our schools and/or Community Colleges. In fact, it would be difficult to imagine a school going for one day without ESPs.
When we talk about strengthening our schools, we need to strengthen everyone who works within them. Along with recruiting and retaining quality teachers, we must recruit and retain quality education support professionals. To do that, it certainly means providing decent wages and benefits to the people who spend their days making sure our students are safe, well fed and learning.