Oglala Sioux fighter fired up for next matchup* by Brandon Ecoffey

PHOENIX –– It is fight week for Pine Ridge’s David “Bull Dawg” Michaud as he continues his run as a mixed martial artist under the banner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Despite the bright lights Michaud is more than ready to “walk in to the cage and get in a fist fight.” Continue reading

THE PEOPLE – a Short Film by Indigenous Filmmakers

Native filmmakers from Pine Ridge have recently launched a campaign to bring forth the voices of Native peoples by telling “our own stories, rich in our culture and heritage, and to produce and share them with the world” and seek to produce their first short film The People. Continue reading

The Red Power Mixtape: Che Christ & Indigenous Hip Hop

The Red Power Mixtape is a whirlwind of resistance music. Che Christ is no stranger to backlash, since he is named after white icons and raps in Lakota, Spanish, and English. Before judging Che Christ, consider that sometimes icons must be destroyed for ideologies to survive. “You’re the great white hype, but Eye believe in the Wakan,” Che Christ self-reflectively raps in “New Spirit (Peace & Harmony)”. Continue reading