Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women #MMIW

January 22, 2018 Vi Waln January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.  Many tend to believe these crimes don’t apply to us because we live on isolated Indian reservations. The truth is our people are just as vulnerable to victimization as anyone else.   This past weekend there were countless women’s marches acrossContinue reading “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women #MMIW”

Our Children Deserve to be Exposed to Healthy Adults

January 15, 2018 Vi Waln   Lakota people have survived generations of historical trauma. Some seek professional help to overcome destructive behavior. There are also many Lakota people healing their inner trauma through ceremony.   However, there are many others still self-medicating with drugs and alcohol. Other Lakota people engage in immature or inappropriate behaviorContinue reading “Our Children Deserve to be Exposed to Healthy Adults”