Frank Waln Releases “7” featuring Tanaya Winder

You forced our cultures underground, underground/But you ain’t stopping no one now, no one now/We’re stronger and we know it now, know it now

On Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Frank Waln released the infectious and epic song “7” featuring Tanaya Winder. “7” hits hard and doesn’t relent. In the time of the Seventh Generation with Indigenous movements spread across Turtle Island from Idle No More to the Sacred Stone Camp, to the efforts to abolish Columbus Day, “7” serves as its anthem. Continue reading

Judge Denies Preliminary Injunction, But Obama Administration Halts Construction at Missouri River Crossing

Today, U.S. District Court Judge James E. Boasberg denied the preliminary injunction request by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to cease construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Soon after, the Department of Justice, the Department of the Army, and the Department of the Interior issued a joint statement that halts construction at the contentious Missouri river crossing. Continue reading

Youth to Lead Peace Run to Bismark to Oppose Dakota Access Pipeline

This Friday, September 9th, at least 70 youth will lead a run for peace to the North Dakota State Capitol in Bismarck, calling attention to their petition to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. This will be the fourth run for this youth group, who recently ran from North Dakota to Washington D.C. to deliver 252,000 signatures from their petition. Continue reading

MC Rhetorik brings Abstract Thoughts

Hip Hop artist MC Rhetorik, from the Pueblo of Kewa which sits in central part of present day New Mexico, uses music as a tool to reach hearts and souls to raise awareness and help secure social and environmental justice across Turtle Island. Continue reading