Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women: Statement on Loss of Savanna Greywind

Fort Yates, N.D. — Two weeks ago, we lost yet another Indigenous sister, daughter, mother, and friend. Savanna Lafontaine-Greywind became the latest in what has become a horrific epidemic amongst Indigenous communities in North America. The vulnerability and targeting of our Native women is undeniable, and we must begin looking for new ways to urgently address this plague of violence and disregard. Continue reading

From the Earth Woman by Nahaan

from the earth woman
i know as i watch our mother be prodded emptied, taken away for profit and greed,
the same things are happening to you
too many times to count
names spilling from paper records and recollected memories
onto the streets into drains and continue to grow the sea
whos keeping count? Continue reading

Sing Our Rivers Red

The reality. Since 1980, over 1,181 Native women and girls in Canada have been reported missing or have been murdered. While there isn’t a comprehensive estimate, there are many factors that contribute to the disproportionate number of Indigenous women who are missing and murdered in the United States. Continue reading