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VIEW NOW! Beyond #NoDAPL: Self-Determination & “Traditional” Education.

Thank you to everyone who joined SAGE on Monday, December 21st for the third installment of our monthly talk series, Anpetu Wi Dialogues from Standing Rock

 Beyond #NoDAPL: Self-Determination and “Traditional” Education 

Panelists Alayna Eagle Shield, Kimimila Locke, Sunshine Rose Claymore, and SAGE Development Authority board chair Fawn Wasin Zi covered topics such as: 

  • The cultural and spiritual significance of the Winter Solstice.
  • The roots of “colonization” as a mindset, and the critical importance of decolonization to creating a self-determined future for Indigenous peoples. 
  • The truth that you do not need permission to use your voice – to be heard!
  • The roots and the future of Mní Wičhóni Nakíčižiŋ Wóuŋspe (The Defenders of the Water School), which began at the #NoDAPL Oceti Sakowin camp. 
  • Community-driven education, and the power of educating Native children the Native way.

To view the conversation on Youtube, click here:

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