One More Time For the People in the Back: #Poem: “I am not an Activist” by Wanbli Gleska Tohake

“I am not an activist, I am Lakota. Is a Lakota a born activist? An activist seeks social change. What do you call it when you only seek what was stolen from you? What do you call it when you fight to save the earth from destruction, the water from pollution? We Indian people have […]

“I Am Not An #Activist, I am #Lakota”-A #Poem by Wanbli Gleska Tohake, Oct. 24, 2016

I created this graphic with a 1891 photo by J.H.C. Grabill titled, “Indian Council in Hostile Camp”. The words of Wanbli Gleska Tohake, regarding Standing Rock, and all the other assaults of the sacred, of water, of land, of culture and identity, of the lives of the People that is still on-going 500+ years. The […]