Category Archives: Battered women

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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October 2008: White Buffalo Calf Woman Society has month-long series of events to celebrate 31st anniversary

The White Buffalo Calf Woman Society celebrates 31 years on the Rosebud Reservation The non-profit Turtle Island Project in Munising, Michigan salutes the White Buffalo Calf Women’s Society on its 31st Anniversary and its service to all women and children … Continue reading

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2008 Indigenous Earth Day Summit at Northern Michigan University

The 2008 Indigenous Earth Day Summit is April 22-23 at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, MI  This summit is made possible by the Center for Native American Studies, the Environmental Science Program and the Office of International Programs. This summit is … Continue reading

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First Nations Peoples urged to contact Turtle Island Project to set agenda for Native American Roundtable Sept. 13, 2007 – the first of many conferences on American Indian and environment issues

Turtle Island Project fights religious intolerance, racism, environmental exploitation and other social issues that threaten the future of mankind First Nations peoples asked to submit topics for Native American roundtables that begin Sept. 13 – with first of many regional … Continue reading

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PLEASE: Donate a book to Lakota children in South Dakota for Humanitarian Day event

  Crow Creek Humanitarian Day: Please help Native American children enjoy the fun of reading books If you have books you would like to donate to low-income Native American children check out the following message and link from Ms Anisah … Continue reading

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