What can so-called “modern” life learn from native knowledge? The inclusion of people with diverse backgrounds and from historically underrepresented populations may benefit STEM fields; indigenous science has yielded productive outcomes when considered alongside academic and professional science. Native arts, stories, histories and cultural practices can also provide invaluable perspectives and contribute richly to numerous aspects of “mainstream” American life. Indigenous Americans need to be heard for their own welfare as well. What strategies should be implemented, and barriers broken, to amplify and learn from Indigenous voices?