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Caught in the Crucible of Turtle Island

Caught in the Crucible of Turtle Island: Native Americans and Africans in America – The documentation of interaction between Native Americans and Africans in America during the European colonization of …

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My Journey to Islam

I grew up in Winston-Salem, but most of my extended family is from Macall, South Carolina, and Richmond County, Scotland County, and Robeson County in North Carolina. My earliest memory …

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Sauna, Detox, and Healing

The Native American sweat lodge, an original form of sauna, has been used for centuries, and is enjoying a revival among Native Americans today. It is also attracting the interest …

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Being Native American and Muslim

I prefer being referred to as Native American. When someone says “Indian,” most people think it refers to a person from India. It’s more accurate to say Native American or …

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TAKING CARE OF THOSE IN NEED

ICNA Relief USA actualizes a core aspect of Islamic work. Born out of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), ICNA Relief is a domestic, faith-based disaster relief and social …

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I’m No Role Model, or Am I?

We are currently living in a time of great social and political turmoil. It seems that every day another high-profile man in media, elected official, business executive, or someone connected …