On December 12, 2017, The Roddenberry Foundation announced winners of the inaugural 2018 Roddenberry Fellowship. Souta Calling Last (Blackfeet/Blood), who is Founder and Executive Director of Indigenous Vision (IV), has been chosen as one of the 20 Roddenberry Fellows to join the fellowship’s first ever cohort, which begins in January 2018. The twenty fellows wereContinue Reading Blackfoot Woman chosen as 2018 Roddenberry Fellow!
Stories of Indigenous Stewardship November 14th, 2017 S. Calling Last, MIM 1. Iinii Initiative, Montana & Alberta The demise of the buffalo went hand-in-hand with America’s Indian problem. In 1876, it was noted that one colonel said to his troops that they must, “kill every buffalo you can; one buffalo dead is another indian gone.”Continue Reading Chapter 2: Buffalo, Bears Ears, Black Mesa
October 31, 2017 Tyler Walls, Project Director, Indigenous Vision, an educational nonprofit organization. A group of around 30 people, including Vice-Chairman Larry Jackson Sr. from the Yavapai-Apache Nation, came together on October 28, 2017 for a prayer run for water. A 70 degree day created a perfect setting. Runners, mainly youth, from the Hopi Tribe,Continue Reading A RUN FOR WATER
Stories of Indigenous Stewardship October 27, 2017 S. Calling Last, MIM This series highlight the relentless efforts of Indigenous communities across North America to protect their significant areas from destruction. Harming livelihood and health, the destruction is violating the right to fully practice cultural traditions. Meaningful government-to-government tribal consultation has not taken place and whatContinue Reading CHAPTER 1-Grassy Narrows, Onondaga Lake, Grande Ronde and Yakama