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Words for Water: Stories and Songs of Strength by Native Women

Indigenous women poets, writers, and musicians explore the power of language, story, and song in today’s fight for environmental and cultural justice. With a focus on the Standing Rock Resistance, the event is a call to action and awareness around protection of sacred sites, cultures and languages, and our water, air, and earth. With Natalie Diaz, Jennifer Foerster, Joy Harjo, Toni Jensen, Layli Long Solider, Deborah Miranda, and Laura Ortman and contributions by Heid E. Erdrich and Louise Erdrich.

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A 30-second online art project:
Ryan Kuo, Hateful Little Thing

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