September 2020
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Why I find crowdfunding so humbling and gracious

I have just started a new crowdfunding campaign for our movie adaptation of the much loved novel Neither Wolf Nor Dog set in Lakota Country and already there has been some very kind people supporting the project. It brings back the emotions felt on a couple of smaller campaigns I have done before and that […]

Funny Nobody Really Cares About Racism in the NBA sketch re: Native Americans being sidelined #sterling #clippers #redskins

Funny video that nails the issue. Pass it on.

Read a beautiful Lakota prayer here

Lakota Prayer

Wakan Tanka, Great Mystery, teach me how to trust my heart, my mind, my intuition, my inner knowing, the senses of my body, the blessings of my spirit. Teach me to trust these things so that I may enter my Sacred Space and love beyond my fear, and thus Walk in Balance with […]

Forest Nation an epic poem by John Lavitt about Indian Country

The poet John Lavitt asked me to share this epic poem of his written about Indian Country. Enjoy.

The Dead Are Not Powerless: The Reckoning Of The Forest Nation

The Dead Are Not Powerless: The Reckoning Of The Forest Nation

Behold an unearthing, the restless remains unspoken still.

In stillness, a history long […]

Here are some great Marlon Brando clips relating to American Indian Affairs.

There’s a lot of BS Hollywood superficial activism out there but others that are deeply committed and with Indian Affairs Marlon Brando was the the real deal when it came to his commitment to the cause. My friend Russell Means spoke highly of Brando’s support and friendship through tough times.

Here are some great […]

Funny how Conservatives support Anti-Obamacare Lupus sufferer getting more government subsidies when it suites their manipulations

So the story in the ad below goes that Emilie Lamb, 39, is a middle-class woman who suffers from Lupus, a chronic illness. She voted for President Barack Obama in 2012, hoping Obamacare would benefit her.

She used to pay $57 a month in healthcare and now pays $373 per month. First of all […]

In commemoration of the first anniversary of my friend Russell Means’s passing.

It’s incredible to think that a year has gone by since Russell’s passing over last year (on the 22nd October) after a valiant battle with cancer. In this year he has been so often in my thoughts and we have visited together in my dreams. I wanted to share again what I wrote that sad […]

The story behind making Kent Nerburn’s novel Neither Wolf Nor Dog into a movie & Indiegogo campaign

Four years ago I was screening my Pine Ridge movie Rez Bomb around the reservation and surrounding area. At one of the screenings Kent Nerburn introduced himself to me and gave me a copy of his novel Neither Wolf Nor Dog and mentioned it would make a good movie.

I’m not the biggest reader and […]

Hopefully it looks like Wounded Knee land sale strategy is working. Johnny Depp not required

So the owner of land at Wounded Knee has again seen another deadline pass without the sale of the land. I’ve blogged a couple of time before about how the tribe should be aggressive over this.

I am delighted when I read this from President Brewer of the Oglala Lakota Nation “Brewer said Czywczynski’s […]

Find out more about the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty here. (Great Sioux Nation)

This is what is on wikipedia and there is obviously more to it so always good to research further. Click here and it comes up.

Treaty of Fort Laramie (1868)

The treaties are touched upon in our epic Pine Ridge Indian Reservation documentary A Thunder-Being Nation made over 13 years. 10 hours of incredible […]