Donna Ennis

September 27, 2014
BY:
Donna Ennis
I have returned to school to earn a Master’s degree in Tribal Administration and Governance from the University of Minnesota Duluth.
September 15, 2014
BY:
Donna Ennis
Many of us are familiar with people of color trying to “pass” as white people perhaps to indulge in some White Privilege that they have heard so much about or maybe because being a person of color was a death sentence.
August 08, 2014
BY:
Donna Ennis
I have a message for all of you “stoners” in our Native community; there is nothing “traditional” about using a natural herb found in our environment if your method of using it is smoking the herb for recreational purposes.
July 22, 2014
BY:
Donna Ennis
In Canada a disproportionate number of indigenous women are missing and found murdered with evidence of police collusion and the roots of the problem reside in colonial administrative policies which the federal government maintains.
June 21, 2014
BY:
Donna Ennis
The U.S. Surgeon General has reported that rates of co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse, especially alcohol, are higher among Native Americans, and that the suicide rate among the Native population is 50 percent higher than the national...
May 16, 2014
BY:
Donna Ennis
Like many Native people I began my career working for my Tribe soon after graduating with my undergraduate social work degree. The Indian Child Welfare Act was enacted in 1978 because of the high removal rate of Indian children from their...