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Image: A middle-aged Lenape and Nanticoke (Delaware) Native American woman who looks much younger than she actually is wearing an olive green shirt and an Amazonian necklace looks directly into the camera. Her large brown eyes and long brown hair with bangs / a fringe dominate the image.
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A strong communicator with a distinctive voice, Lisa J. Ellwood is a Lenape and Nanticoke Native American resident in the UK. Ms.. Ellwood is a freelance journalist and writer and an active member of the Native American Journalists Association, Investigative Reporters & Editors, Society of Professional Journalists, and the National Union of Journalists (UK). She has a B.A. Degree from Temple University with a major in Journalism and Advertising and minors in Marketing and French. Her specializations include Data Journalism and Visualization, Indian Country, Disability Rights, Mental Illness and Autism. Lisa's Disability Rights & UK Politics blog, The Creative Crip, has been featured in Society Guardian many times. She has been a freelance Correspondent for Indian Country Today since September 2015. She has taken on Press Pool Manager and Opinion Editor roles as well. Previous experience include Contributing Editor and Features Writer roles for The Promota Africa Magazine. In September 2011 the Left Foot Forward Political Blog cited her effective use of social media and blogging in its "Nomination for most influential left-wing thinker: The disabled rights community" feature. She has also been interviewed for Grazia Magazine (Australia) & appeared on radio shows internationally including Native Trailblazers.
Media, Pop Culture, Books, Film, Television, Fiction, Art, Music, Politics, Disability Culture, Accessibility, Disability Rights, History, Criticism, Education, Americans with Disabilities Act, Food, Feminism, Race, Disability, Technology
Source, Personal Essays, Opinion Editorial, Reported Features, Investigative Journalism, Essays, Criticism, Radio Appearances, Podcast Appearances
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