Heart Berry x Supporters of Minnesota United FC’s three largest Supporter Groups announced today their continued support for Wakan Tipi Awaŋyaŋkapi with an $8000 donation. Wakan Tipi Awaŋyaŋkapi is a Dakota nonprofit which seeks to engage people to honor and care for our natural places and the sacred sites and cultural value within them by focusing on urban conservation and restoration, cultural connections and healing, and environmental education.
Sometimes we get a chance to shine a light on gathering. Whether we are gathering our education, our degrees, our family around us, or harvesting manoomin we are gathering. This new blanket shares Ogaabewis' stories about her community as a gift to graduates. We are so proud to create these blankets with our amazing partners Eighth Generation. The blankets arrive!
Sota Soccer on the art of us all winning the beautiful game. "I love to see something unusual like this. I don’t think people think of soccer and Native art this way. And then, we’re all winning. I’m winning, the team’s winning, Wakan Tipi is winning. Everybody’s winning and there’s this way that we can do business in sports where everybody benefits. I think for me as a Native person, that’s a value that I hold, that we can all move together. We all matter, everyone’s well-being matters.” Read the full article
Working from the Heart, Binding together Ojibwe Art with Community Organizing, a new pathway for Entrepeneurship Reporting to you live from Native land today. As a small Native owned business, Heart Berry is also one of the fastest growing in the Midwest. But as a Native artist and CEO, I want to grow down and out, not only up. Alongside our collaborative partner Eighth Generation we have been able to build our reach and grow from pencil drawing and custom regalia to teaching, creating art installations, and donating thousands of dollars a year to local organizations. As Native people we often get told we are in two worlds. As an Anishinaabekwe I reject this idea. It pulls me in two...