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Podcast guest, Tara Houska

On this podcast, we welcome, Tara Houska, tribal attorney, and co-founder of not your mascots. In this episode, we will talk with, Tara about the "mascot" problem, and "issue." We will be discussing water destruction and pollution in Indian country with, Tara. We will also speak with, Tara about her role as Native American advisor to, Senator Bernie Sanders.


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Tara Houska is a citizen of Couchiching First Nation and a tribal rights attorney based in Washington, D.C. She has lobbied Capitol Hill and worked on a wide range of issues affecting Indian Country, including Indian child welfare, representation and identity, land acquisition, language revitalization, and environmental advocacy while at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Tara raises awareness through grassroots organizing and contributing to many media outlets, including the Daily Show, Washington Post, CBC, RT America, The Guardian, Huffington Post, and Indian Country Today.  She is the National Campaigns Director of Honor the Earth, a founding member of NotYourMascots.org, and an advisor on Native American affairs to the Bernie Sanders campaign.  

Tara Houska is a citizen of Couchiching First Nation and a tribal rights attorney based in Washington, D.C. She has lobbied Capitol Hill and worked on a wide range of issues affecting Indian Country, including Indian child welfare, representation and identity, land acquisition, language revitalization, and environmental advocacy while at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Tara raises awareness through grassroots organizing and contributing to many media outlets, including the Daily Show, Washington Post, CBC, RT America, The Guardian, Huffington Post, and Indian Country Today.  She is the National Campaigns Director of Honor the Earth, a founding member of NotYourMascots.org, and an advisor on Native American affairs to the Bernie Sanders campaign.