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Indian Country Today Premieres '50 Faces of Indian Country'

 


Indian Country Today Media Network has published its “50 Faces of Indian Country 2015” magazine, a first-ever celebration of the diversity and power of Native stars, athletes and leaders. Yankee all-star Jacoby Ellsbury, Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree Suzan Harjo, actor Jason Mamoa and WNBA icon Shoni Schimmel are just a few of the best and brightest lights gathered in the pages of a special print edition of This Week From Indian Country Today, and online in a series of profiles at Indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com.

The “50 Faces” project raises the exposure level of accomplished and visionary Indians while challenging perceptions fostered by misguided assumptions, stereotypes and mascots. Members of Congress, leaders of nations, activists, actors, artists, and athletes are included in a collective show of identity and Native pride that has been too often overlooked—until now.

Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/08/27/indian-country-today-premieres-50-faces-indian-country-161540

 

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