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Lakota Domestic Violence Fighter Tillie Black Bear: Indigenous men must respect all women even in thought

This is a transcript of the second in a series of videos about Tillie Black Bear – the executive director and one of the founders of the White Buffalo Calf Woman Society (WBCWS). For 31 years, the WBCWS has served … Continue reading

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Lakota domestic violence activist Tillie Black Bear sings Directions Prayer at Northern Michigan University 2008 UNITED Conference

Tillie Black Bear addresses the Northern Michigan University 2008 UNITED Conference Tillie Black Bear is the executive director and one of the founders (31 years ago) of the White Buffalo Calf Woman Society, Inc. (WBCWS) that serves the Lakota Sioux … Continue reading

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Argus Leader articles, videos on Lakota Rosebud teen suicide crisis – 27 deaths, over 400 attempted suicides in past few years

Links to stories and video by Argus Leader in Sioux Falls, SD on the tragic suicide epidemic involving Lakota youth and young adults At least 27 teens & young adults living in and around the Rosebud Reservation have killed themselves … Continue reading

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