Ghaffar, Aminah


  • An interview with Aminah Ghaffar by Madison Perez. Conducted on September 13, 2021. Aminah Ghaffar is a Lumbee and Black activist from Pembroke, NC. Aminah is an advocate, and focuses most of her advocacy on Missing and Murdered Indigenous People, and culturally competent holistic methods to treat historical trauma in marginalized populations. She uses her website,, to create content that addresses social justice, finding common humanity between marginalized populations, creating allyship, and misconceptions about Southeastern Indigenous culture. She is also the co-founder of The Coalition for Black and Indigenous Solidarity, a board member on the North Carolina MMIW Coalition, and working as a Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Advocate at the NC Commission of Indian Affairs. She is the primary researcher for Breaths Together for a Change, an Indigenous-centric meditation program. ... [Read More]

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  • Ghaffar, Aminah