Reclaiming Native Truth: A Project to Dispel America’s Myths and Misconceptions


Reclaiming Native Truth is a national effort to foster cultural, social and policy change by empowering Native Americans to counter discrimination, invisibility and the dominant narratives that limit Native opportunity, access to justice, health and self-determination. Reclaiming Native Truth’s goal is to move hearts and minds toward greater respect, inclusion and social justice for Native Americans.

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First Nations Development Institute and Echo Hawk Consulting. 2018. Reclaiming Native Truth: A Project to Dispel America’s Myths and Misconceptions. Longmont, CO: First Nations Development Institute.

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