Posts under: Standing Rock

Women of Standing Rock #GreenTheRez

Phyllis Young has been an environmental activist for decades. Recently she spoke about the broken promised by US government to the citizens of Standing Rock. Mikki Willis asked Phyllis, “As you push towards your fifth decade of working very hard as an environmental activist, has anything changed?” Phyllis said, “In 1956,...

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Alice Brown Otter On Stage At The Oscars

Wes Studi wasn't the only Native American on stage during the 2018 Oscars!  Before this year there had only been 1 Native American on stage. Alice, despite her young age, has been an outspoken activist for Standing Rock.  She ran from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation to Washington DC to raise...

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Watch! New Film: The Water Protectors of Wakpa Wasté

Coinciding with the Winter Solstice, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe released a new documentary yesterday titled “Water Protectors of Wakpa Wasté." The movie is available exclusively on their website https://www.wakpawaste.com/. Here's a little bit about the film from their press release: Produced by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and directed...

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Fake “Powwow” At Burning Man Has Indian Country Raising It’s Eyebrows

People across Indian country found themselves raising their eyebrows and scratching their heads as a viral Facebook video began making its way through pow wow circles everywhere. Unless you live under a rock you’ve probably heard that there was a “powwow” held at the Burning Man festival hosted by none...

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