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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 Sakakwea Sea Indian Country 52 Week 28

Indian Country 52 #28 – Sakakawea Sea

Articles "Around 1 million gallons of saltwater has leaked from a North Dakota pipeline, some of it into a bay that leads to a lake that provides drinking water for an American Indian reservation, company and tribe officials said Wednesday. Three Affiliated Tribes Chairman Tex Hall told...

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David Bernie Oil Sands Cancer Indian Country 52 Week 27

Indian Country 52 #27 – Oil Sands Cancer

Articles "A new study by two Alberta First Nations and University of Manitoba scientists says there is a link between oilsands pollutants and higher levels of heavy metals in wildlife, and higher cancer rates in residents. "There's something unique that is happening in Fort Chipewyan," Stephane McLachlan,...

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David Bernie Redskin Definition Indian Country 52 Week 26

Indian Country 52 #26 – Redskins

Article "The word “redskin” is getting a tweaked designation on Dictionary.com when it comes out with its next edition: It’s officially being labeled as “disparaging and offensive” — in all cases, not just some. “In our next update, we’re removing ’often’ so the label just reads ’Slang:...

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David Bernie Clean Water First Nations Indian Country 52 Week 25

Indian Country 52 #25 – Clean Water

Articles "Safe drinking water on reserves has been a public issue since before 2003, when a government report found three-quarters of all water systems on reserves were at high or medium risk of failure. Two years later, the auditor general found higher standards needed to be backed...

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David Bernie Guarani Sugar Coca Cola Indian Country 52 Week 24

Indian Country 52 #24 – Let the Guarani live

Articles "Coca-Cola, one of the World Cup’s main sponsors, is implicated in the landgrabbing scandalwhich has brought misery and death to the Guarani. Coca-Cola has been sourcing sugar from U.S. food giant Bunge – which in turn is buying sugar cane from land which has been...

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David Bernie Navajo Code Talkers Indian Country 52 Week 23

Indian Country 52 #23 – Navajo Code Talkers

Articles "U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Kyle Lewis paused under a tree after presenting a folded United States flag to the family of the late Navajo Code Talker Chester Nez." - Daily Times, Chester Nez, last of original Navajo Code Talkers, laid to rest in Santa...

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David Bernie Indian Citizenship Act Indian Country 52 Week 22

Indian Country 52 #22 – Indian Citizenship

Article "On this day in 1924, President Calvin Coolidge signed into law the Indian Citizenship Act, which granted citizenship to all Native Americans born in the United States, thousands of whom had served in the armed forces during World War I. While the 14th Amendment had defined...

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David Bernie Highway of Tears Canada MMIW Indian Country 52 Week 21

Indian Country 52 #21- Highway of Tears

Articles "At least 18 women and girls, many of them aboriginal, have been murdered or disappeared along Highway 16 and the adjacent Highways 5 and 97 since 1969. Many of them were believed to be hitchhiking when they were last seen alive, and some of the recommendations...

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David Bernie 1181 MMIW Indian Country 52 Week 20

Indian Country 52 #20 – 1181 (MMIW)

Articles "A report published by the RCMP on Friday found that there has been a total of 1,181 reported cases of murdered and missing aboriginal women over the past 30 years — a number the RCMP concedes "exceeds previous public estimates. In an interview airing Saturday on...

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David Bernie Caucasionally Racist Indian Country 52 Week 19

Indian Country 52 #19 – Caucasionally Racist

Articles "On Saturday May 10, a group of University of North Dakota students wore T-shirts emblazoned with the words “Siouxper Drunk” accompanied by a chief in a headdress drinking from a beer bong as part of a Springfest celebration. The shirts were discovered by Native students...

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David Bernie Indigenous People's Day Indian Country 52 Week 18

Indian Country 52 #18 – Indigenous People’s Day

Articles "Columbus Day brings up bad childhood memories for Sandi Mason, an American Indian woman who recalls classmates calling her Pocahontas and squaw at her Minneapolis school. “It wasn’t a good day for us,” she said Friday at Minneapolis City Hall. “We got teased.” But future generations may...

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David Bernie Cowboys INdians Indian Country 52 Week 17

Indian Country 52 #17 – Cowboys and Indians

Articles "Cowboys and Indians are fighting on the same side this week in the nation's capital. The Cowboy and Indian Alliance is marching on the Capitol in Washington for Earth Day today through April 27 to protest the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline. The group is setting up...

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David Bernie Tobacco Use Indian Country 52 Week 16

Indian Country 52 #16 – Tobacco Use

Article "Counties within reservations, specifically Shannon, Dewey and Todd, all shared smoking rates of 22 percent or more. Pennington County has a rate of 16.5 percent, which is above the state average. While smoking rates have dropped nationally to 14 percent, the report said the pattern was...

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David Bernie Bindi Headdress Cultural Appropriation Coachella Indian Country 52 Week 15

Indian Country 52 #15 – Bindi (Coachella)

Article "Another year, another Coachella, another trend mired in cultural appropriation. It's the true circle of life. You can almost watch the fixed gears of hipster logic grind: Now that Native American headdresses are offensive, we need to snatch some cool novelty from another culture. And...

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David Bernie De-Chief Wahoo Indian Country 52 Week 14

Indian Country 52 #14 – De-Chief

Article "I think I was one of the first to re-tweet a picture of Indians fan Dennis Browns’ Indians jersey from which he removed the Wahoo patch. That got people talking about — and sharing — their experiences with “De-Chiefing,” or removing Chief Wahoo from their...

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David Bernie Coats for Votes Redskins Trademark Indian Country 52 Week 13

Indian Country 52 #13 – Coats for Votes

Articles "Washington Redskins owner Dan Synder said in a letter Monday that he's done some soul-searching about the controversy over his team's name, and he's decided to keep it -- but the team will be opening a fund for Native American communities to sponsor projects like...

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