Indigenous People’s Day: Vaccine Hesitancy Within Tribal Communities

Social and Racial Justice

To honor Indigenous People’s Day Those Nerdy Girls would like to ACKNOWLEDGE the understandable occurrence of vaccine hesitancy within tribal communities due to hundreds of years of broken treaties and medical tyranny like forced sterilization. We would also like to CELEBRATE that in the context of this justified mistrust, tribal communities have overcome some of

Honoring Indigenous People’s Day

Social and Racial Justice

In honor of Indigenous People’s Day this Nerdy Girl would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge that right this second, she sits upon ancestral native land, in a place the Ho-Chunk people have called Teejop since time immemorial. My office sits in Agricultural Hall, on Observatory Hill. Two ancient native effigy mounds were destroyed