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Johnnie Jae

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Oklahoma
Executive Managing Partner, Native Max
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Founder @ A Tribe Called Geek. Managing Partner @ Native Max Magazine. Producer/Host @ SuccessNativeStyle. Board Member of Not Your Mascots. (Opinions are mine)

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Biography

Johnnie Jae is of the Jiwere-Nutachi and Chahta tribes of Oklahoma. She is the Executive Managing Partner & Midwest Regional Director of Native Max Magazine and a member of the Native American Journalists Association. She is a contributing writer to Native Max Magazine, Native News Online and...

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@johnniejae — 7,417 followers, 15,216 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

It's always amazing to me, all the trauma we experience, the obstacles we face, the anger/hurt we feel & the fact that even when some of us didn't have the best or any upbringing that we still know NOT to do this shit to anyone regardless of heritage, religion, etc

Nov 19, 2017

But you know what? We won't because unlike you non-natives we know how to respect and honor our ancestors and would never mock their trauma or sexualize rape victims, especially child rape victims.

Nov 19, 2017

But you know what? We won't because unlike you non-natives we know how to respect and honor our ancestors and would never mock their mock trauma or sexualize rape victims, especially child rape victims.

Nov 19, 2017

RT @YakamaRaised: You don’t honor us when you: - wear “Redskins” gear - wear & defend sexy Native American women costumes during Hal…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was the beauty and fashion editor for Native Max Magazine and my first story was regarding Fall Fashion.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Sure have.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is allowing truth to be exposed, regardless of how people try to twist and hide it.