Native Lives Matter- A Short Video About Native Poverty On Reservations

Native Lives Matter- A Short Video About Native Poverty On Reservations

Posted By Corinne Oestreich July 30th, 2018 Blog

Native Lives Matter was released on Facebook with video and audio highlighting the issues that directly affect Natives today. Mainly extreme poverty and struggles with substance abuse.

Using the phrase that is closely tied to Black Lives Matter, Native Lives Matter addresses the need for sovereignty and healing in tribes on reservations.

Check out the video below.

Native Lives Matter

Native Lives Matter short film. An insight into the problems that plague the South Dakota Native American reservations. By Cassidy Stratman, Shannon Duffy and Maria Wilson, seniors at St. Thomas More High School in Rapid City #nativelivesmatter #native #NativeAmerican #SouthDakota

Posted by TribalTV on Sunday, July 22, 2018


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About Corinne Oestreich

Corinne Oestreich (Mohawk/Lakota) has been a writer with powwows.com since 2014. She lives in the state of CA, and enjoys attending and photographing many of the Northern CA powwows and events. She owns her own photography business and is also a Fellow with Changemaker Initiative in partnership with Ashoka.



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4 thoughts on “Native Lives Matter- A Short Video About Native Poverty On Reservations

  1. This is sad. We know the issues, now how do we make it right? Go back to the basics? Talk to the elders and respect them for their wisdom and experience.

  2. Dianne Davidson says:

    All life matters I believe education is the key giving the kids something to do something to look forward to being idle and the feeling of not being or not belonging contributes two most of the suicides on the reservation the native Americans are so talented I am part native and I attend the porch Creek Indians in Atmore r Pow Wow every year they have the most beautiful regalia how to put all that talent to work stop drug-abusing and let’s get moving Brothers

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