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Land Back NDN Collective
As Natives, we have endured and survived the most atrocious, violent, and sadistic European immigrant vengeance.
Holy Rosary Mission
I learned that it was not good to be an “Indian.” We were supposed to forget our language and culture.
pineridgeihs
The Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 requires the United States to provide health care to the Sioux Nation.
Lakota Waldorf School
Being born in a time when Lakota was spoken by nearly everyone around me allowed me to become fluent within 6 years.
Meadowlark
According to Lakota oral tradition, the tasiyagnunpa speaks Lakota.
campmniluzahan
Lakota people are falling through the cracks due to lack of understanding on all sides.
oglalalakotaveteransmonument
My childhood, adolescent, and war experiences led me to perceive the world as cruel and impersonal.
pineridgeagency
On and around the Pine Ridge Reservation, we cope endlessly with racial intolerance.
mountrushmore
As Lakota people, we struggle to experience even a fraction of what “white privilege” provides for the bigot in this country.
oglalasioux
We have living conditions that hinder our desire to be treated with dignity and to be governed equitably or even to be truly self-governing.
ocetisakowin
We as Native people have a humongous task of relearning our cultural teachings.
northerncheyennetribecapitol
Some tribal governments are a manifestation of colonialism, whereby those who play the game (elected officials, federal and tribal employees) often stand to reap personal financial gain.
ncai
Our ancestors told us to always think seven generations ahead and conduct ourselves accordingly.