Tag Archives: Alabama


Melanie Page: A Leader From Birth


Text by Jayde Scogin/ Photos courtesy of Melanie Page Melanie Page was born to her Irish-Italian mother, Joan Ventura, in a “girls home” in Alabama. Ventura was only 17 years old at the time when […]

Poor Little Indian Girl from Poarch’ Becomes First Chairwoman of Alabama Tribe


Text by Kaylee Salter/ Photos courtesy of Megan Zamoro Stephanie A. Bryan is a proud wife, mother, and the first chairwoman of the only federally recognized Native American tribe in Alabama: The Poarch Band of […]