Indian Country 52 Archives - Page 2 of 11 - David Bernie
I aspire to create through the inspirations that surround me – from thoughts to visuals. I capture images with cameras, document thoughts with a pen & paper, create visuals with colors and textures, and illustrate my life through the medium of art. I am an indigenous (Yankton Sioux – Ihanktonwan Dakota) contemporary artist. I am David Bernie.
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David Bernie Topple Colonialism Indian Country 52 39

Indian Country 52 #39 – Topple Colonialism

Article "A group of anti-capitalist councillors in Barcelona are hoping to topple the statue of Christopher Columbus that has stood at the foot of La Rambla for more than a century, arguing that the city should not be celebrating the explorer’s colonial legacy. The 197ft (60-metre) high...

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David Bernie Dogs of Conquest Indian Country 52 35

Indian Country 52 #35 – Dogs of Conquest

Articles "As the protesters have grown in number, they’ve increasingly come into conflict with law enforcement and pipeline workers. Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein was charged this week with criminal trespass and criminal mischief after allegedly spray-painting a bulldozer with the words “I approve this message.”...

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David Bernie Deny Dakota Access Indian Country 52 Week 34

Indian Country 52 #34 – Deny Dakota Acce$$

Articles "In North Dakota, indigenous activists are continuing to protest the proposed $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, which they say would threaten to contaminate the Missouri River. More than a thousand indigenous activists from dozens of different tribes across the country have traveled to the Sacred...

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David Bernie Racism Poll Redskins Indian Country 52 21

Indian Country 52 #21 – Racism Poll

Article "First and foremost, the Post states clearly that they did not verify the actual Native American identity or tribal enrollment of its respondents. Unlike most “minorities,” non-Native Americans have often declared themselves Native American with little or no factual evidence or cultural connection whatsoever. Furthermore,...

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David Bernie Carlisle Indian School 200 Indian Country 52 20

Indian Country 52 #20 – Carlisle Indian School (200)

Article "For American Indians here, the past is present. And Carlisle means one thing - a brutal, turn-of-the-century effort to cleanse natives of their "savage nature" by erasing their names, language, customs, religions, and family ties. When school founder Richard Henry Pratt went looking for Indian...

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David Bernie Run for your Life Indian Country 52 19

Indian Country 52 #19 – Run for your Life

Article "A youth relay run to raise awareness about oil pipeline dangers was one of several key events during the last week of April 2016 generated by the threat of more toxic spills in Nebraska, North and South Dakota. The 500-mile run through Lakota Territory focused attention...

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David Bernie Haskell Indian School Indian Country 52 18

Indian Country 52 #18 – Haskell Repairs

Article "To get its aging facilities where they need to be, Haskell Indian Nations University needs between $111 million and $123 million, a new report says. Including restoration work needed to reopen the shuttered 1898 Hiawatha Hall would put the price tag on the higher end. Haskell’s National...

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David Bernie BIA Failed to Inspect Indian Country 52 17

Indian Country 52 #17 – Failed To Inspect

Articles "At least 19 tribal schools in Arizona went four years or more without the inspections that are supposed to be performed every year by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, according to a recent Government Accountability Office audit. A GAO official called the missed inspections a sign...

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David Bernie IHS Waits Indian Country 52 Week 16

Indian Country 52 #16 – IHS Waits

Article "Despite the lack of data, investigators uncovered lengthy wait times in visits to hospitals throughout the country. At one facility on the Navajo Nation, staff said it can take three to four months for a new patient to get an appointment with an internal medicine...

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David Bernie First Nation Suicides Indian Country 52 15

Indian Country 52 #15 – First Nation Suicides

Articles "An indigenous community in Canada’s northern region of Ontario has declared a state of emergency after 11 people there attempted suicide on Saturday night. The Attawapiskat First Nation is a small subarctic community of 2,000 people, located near the Hudson Bay and more than 300 miles...

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David Bernie White Man Weeps Indian Country 52 Week 14

Indian Country 52 #14 – White Man Weeps

Articles "The longtime foster family of a 6-year-old part-Native American girl who was taken from their home because of her heritage filed an appeal Tuesday with the California court in an effort to get her back. Rusty and Summer Page have been fighting for years to gain...

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David Bernie Respect Our Rights Indian Country 52 13

Indian Country 52 #13 – Respect Our Rights

Articles "A northern Manitoba First Nation has put up a road block to keep Manitoba Hydro workers from three sites. Fox Lake Cree Nation Chief, Walter Spence, said the decision was made after a ceremonial site was desecrated. "One of our members happened to be out on the...

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David Bernie First Nations Water Conditions Indian Country 52 Week 12

Indian Country 52 #12 – First Nations Water

Articles "The deplorable state of drinking water on many First Nations reserves in B.C. is well documented. At the end of February 2016, 26 communities in B.C. were under boil water advisories — some of them dating back 10 years. "The issue and the challenge is that even...

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David Bernie Blood Memory Native American Girls Indian Country 52 Week 11

Indian Country 52 #11 – Blood Memory

Article "They’re poor, more likely to be sexually abused, end up in foster care, drop out of school, become homeless. They’re often the prey of traffickers. American Indian and Native Alaskan girls are a small fraction of the population, but they are over-represented in the juvenile justice...

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David Bernie To Discriminate First Nations Indian Country 52 Week 10

Indian Country 52 #10 – To Discriminate

Articles "Weeks after the tribunal's decision, the First Nation Child and Family Caring Society submitted documents outlining what the federal government could do to address the lack of services for child welfare systems on reserves, including steps that could immediately be taken. These first steps — outlined...

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David Bernie First Nations Healthcare Ontario Indian Country 52 Week 9

Indian Country 52 #9 – First Nations Healthcare

Articles "First Nation leaders from Northern Ontario declared a public-health emergency on Wednesday and are calling on the federal and provincial governments to intervene quickly before the crisis escalates. Leaders from the Nishnawbe Aski Nation and the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority, which together serve about...

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