Refugees Issue

They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they kept one; they promised to take our land, and they did.”  – Maȟpíya Lúta (aka Red Cloud) Oglala Lakota “If aliens ever visit us, I think the outcome would be much as when Christopher Columbus first landed in America, which didn’t turn out…

Dances with Wolves, 25 Years Later

Today from Indian Country: A quarter-century after the acclaimed release of Dances With Wolves, the Oscar-winning film continues to be a touchstone of uplifting Native imagery—and a reminder that much cinematic truth-telling remains to be done. According to the Screen Actors Guild, only 87 Native American performers were featured in lead and supporting roles in 1985.…