Presented with
Implementing Solutions

2020 Indigenous Communities Fellowship

How can Native innovators in the US use traditional knowledge and technology to drive social, environmental, and economic impact in their communities?

Submissions are Closed

Selected Solutions

Indigikitchen

Indigikitchen uses digital media to restore the knowledge associated with traditional Indigenous foods.

By Mariah Gladstone

91

Sicangu Online Marketplace

Supporting tribal food producers and increasing access and demand for locally produced food through a bilingual online sales platform

By Matthew Wilson

80

Protect Medicinal Plants

Assessing risks from legacy mining to the Diné (Navajo) people through measurement of heavy metal uptake into traditional medicinal plants.

By Richelle Thomas

8

International Wakashan AI Consortium

The international Wakashan language communities are uniting to build a shared Voice AI, overcoming borders and barriers.

By Michael Running Wolf

74

ShockTalk

ShockTalk is a telebehavioral app connecting Native therapists to Native users.

By Austin Serio

DG DG
SK SK
25

EA Ecoversity

Empowering Native Hawaiians youth and young adults to reach their highest potential as they reconnect to their native language and culture.

By Dr. Kū Kahakalau

163

Indigenous DC

A mobile application with digital maps featuring Native American sites of importance in--and contributions to--the nation’s capital city.

By Elizabeth Rule

102

Food from Fire

Reduce fire hazard and grow food year round in the Arctic with biomass heated greenhouses

By Eva Burk

77

Finalists

Hale Unfolded

Hale Unfolded is a (k)new playful cultural educational tools used to build our future traditional Hale, Cultural, & Community builders.

By Tiana Henderson

465

Water Connects Communities

Determine the water budget in arid environments for sustainable land management by Indigenous communities.

By Mr. Derrick J. Slick

20

Safeguarding Indigenous Genomics

We are partnering with local museum experts to design digital tools to safeguard against predatory access to ancient Indigenous remains.

By Prof. Keolu Fox

554

Indigenous Wisdom Center

The IWC is a demonstration earthship-style building enabling year-round sustainability skills training to build capacity and capital.

By Bryan Deans

85

Indigenous Wellness Marketplace

A digital hub which sells Indigenous-made, culturally significant products to encourage movement, cooking, and mindfulness in Native homes.

By Chelsey Luger

5

Decolonial Dream Lab

A Native feminist beadwork studio and gallery that centers the intergenerational transmission of creative/cultural knowledges and practices.

By Kimberly Robertson

126

NARSS Montana

Provide culturally relevant long-term recovery support services for individuals struggling with addiction.

By Dana Comes At Night

9
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Submitted Solutions

Tech-Fueled Quantifiable Narrative Shift

Creating narrative change and capacity in the media, public opinion, and policymakers through measurable, quantifiable tech-fueled strategy.

By Ricki McCarroll

Mino-Bimaadiziiwin Digital Culture Camp

Making medicine through the virtual adaptation of Indigenous knowledge transmission.

By Madeline Rider

Reclaiming Lands - SNAG Magazine

We will produce and publish our 10th issue of SNAG Magazine, a full color printed forum for Native Youth voices from throughout the country.

By Ross Cunningham

RC RC

'Ike Hawai'i Science Center

Connecting Native learners to STEM concepts through relevant indigenous knowledges and approaches

By Maile Keliipio-Acoba Keliipio-Acoba

MK MK

Building for Generations

Building home and all buildings that can withstand all of mother nature’s challenges in a more efficient way.

By Lemur James Gardner

LJ LJ

Dakota Designs

Affordable and sustainable selp-help housing construction

By Mr. Dakota Fragua

Indigenous Geoscience Education

Indigenous research frameworks can transform mainstream geoscience education through place-based, culturally relevant geoscience experiences

By Darryl Reano

DR DR

Quality Lifetime Opportunities

Use traditional knowledge & construction skills training to increase access to jobs & to spark entrepreneurship.

By MONA BERNARDINO

MB MB

Enchant the Environment - Plant is Life

Educate permaculture, share ancestral food, and reclaim ancestral knowledge.

By Kyle Jim

KJ KJ
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