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Sitting Bulls Great Grandson Interview

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Photo Courtesy of Adam Alexander Johansson

I was blessed to receive an interview with Doug Goodfeather during my time at Standing Rock located on the Sioux Indian Reservation in Cannonball, North Dakota.

My video was featured at WCMC Coop Veteran Doug Goodfeather on CodeTalkers Youtube

“Maybe my grandpa saved your grandpa  ”
During the war, the CIA chose Native Americans to transmit vital information using their native language. The structure and tonal qualities were almost impossible for non-Natives to learn. Code Talkers were used in every aspect of the Pacific operations”

“Since last April, the camp has grown from a handful of Sioux to an expansive community representing over 300 tribes and various nationalities from around the world. It has also gone from a place of celebration to a war zone, complete with LRAD, rubber bullets, mace, snipers, dog attacks, helicopter and plane harassment, percussion bombs, road blocks, illegal arrests, strip searches, destruction of possessions and sacred items, tazers in the face, emotional trauma, and something called an “Active Denial System,” a machine that operates like a giant microwave, heating the skin of the targeted human subjects One of the pieces is showcased in  WCMC Coop called the Lakota Prayer.”

I have also been blessed with one of my videos showcased on a FaceBook page called the BlackSnake. The name “blacksnake” is part of the history of natives cultures and the stories of their visions and the 7th Generation

Penokee Hills Taconite Mine 2013

In Northern Wisconsin in 2013 we were faced with the biggest Taconite Mine to be built in the Penokee Hills. As a part of the fight agaisnt this atrocity to our water and lands.With the need to help and unable to travel and walk far, my body was simply limited at that time, due to my heart condition. I did work from home. Resource Gramma  activated! Continue reading Penokee Hills Taconite Mine 2013