NextGen Native

The founder, Celeste Kimimila Terry (Oglala Lakota) sat down and had a talk with Dennis Worden the creator of NextGen Native back in 2015 when Thinking Indigenous launched. Since then Dennis’ work has continued to inspire us here at Thinking Indigenous, as well as the listeners of his podcasts. This type of media is important, and really speaks volumes of the many indigenous professionals making a difference in their communities. NextGen Native is a website for the NextGeneration of Native professionals. It is about what they are doing, and what ideas or energy drives them. It is about improving yourself …

Adams 12 Five Star Native Coders

Thinking Indigenous is working hard to connect with the communities it encounters. Our efforts are providing indigenous youth access to resources and education that will cultivate skills they can share and adapt to their respective tribal communities. On Monday, the students of the Adams 12 Five Star School District Title VII Native American Education Program were able to create their own soundboards. With a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B along with a Bare Conductive PiCap the students were able to see how this tiny device operates and reacts to touch. Teamed with Bare Conductive’s Electric Paint, students were able to …