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Taysia Brown, a member of the Navajo Nation, poses on the edge overlooking Horseshoe Bend. Reclaiming Native Truth is a report that hopes to shed light on and dispel conflicting narratives about Native Americans in the United States. (Photo/Jasper Howe, Flawless Moments Photography)

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Reclaiming truths about Native Americans

Study finds limited personal experience and negative narratives cement Native stereotypes

When you think of Native Americans, what thoughts or images come to mind? A recent report by Reclaiming Native Truth sheds light on assumptions made about Native Americans, points out the negative challenges of that narrative and sheds light on ways forward “to achieve equity, inclusion and policy changes that will improve the lives of Native families and communities.”