Winning Horse Race Rider Brings Awareness to Missing Murdered Indigenous Women

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Jesse James White who is Hunkpapa/Lakota won the first horse race of the night and brought attention in his victory to the issue of our missing and murdered indigenous women. His shirt bore a message about it and even in interviews afterward talked of the women and of the genocide…..

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This Native Teen’s Mission to Help Missing Indigenous Women

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NowThis recently interviewed 16-year-old Amaia Marcos (Oglala Lakota) at the 2018 Women’s March, where she was raising awareness of violence against indigenous women. “We’re taken advantage of all the time and we’re done. We’re sick of it,” Marcos stated. “Our Auntie went missing a while ago and so we haven’t….

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Winnebago Tribe Lends Helping Hand to Lakota Relatives

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Winter can be a harsh time, especially for those of us in the Northern part of the continent. Many hours and days can go by with constant below freezing temperatures and the ability to heat your homes and stay warm gets tougher and tougher. After some members of the Winnebago….

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Young Pow Wow Dancer Shares Her ‘Lakota in America’ Story

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In this new short film, Lakota in America, Square, Inc. shares the story of a young Lakota pow wow dancer and her life on the reservation. Genevieve Iron Lightning is a young Lakota dancer on the Cheyenne River Reservation, one of the poorest communities in the US. Unemployment, addiction, alcoholism,….

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Lakota Singer Nominated for Best New Artist at 2015 Indigenous Music Awards

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  Gabrielle Knife has been singing all of her life. She says, “Singing well? Not until about my sophomore year in High School. Around this time of my life is when I began looking into the Wicaglata, or ‘women singing behind the drum’ role. I had grandmothers and aunties who….

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