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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 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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David Bernie No Commercial Tobacco Leech Lake Indian Country 52 Week 8

Indian Country 52 #8 – No Commercial Tobacco

Article "Leech Lake Tribal College (LLTC) in northern Minnesota recently took the bold step of making its entire campus commercial tobacco-free. The two-year process was completed in August 2014 with the adoption of a campus-wide, commercial tobacco-free policy. Now, the only tobacco not prohibited on the school...

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David Bernie 4000 MMIW Indian Country 52 Week 7

Indian Country 52 #7 – 4000 MMIW

Articles "A Canadian government minister has suggested that as many as 4,000 indigenous women have gone missing or been murdered over the past three decades. Patricia Hajdu, minister for the status of women, said research from the Native Women’s Association of Canada put the figure much higher...

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David Bernie Race Meet the Master Alaska Airlines Indian Country 52 Week 6

Indian Country 52 #6 – Meet the Master

Articles "After an outcry from members of the Alaska Native community, Alaska Airlines has removed the line “Meet our Eskimo” and replaced it with “Meet the Eskimo” on its website, alongside the airline’s updated branding it unveiled earlier this week. The phrase referenced a slight redesign of...

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David Bernie Manitoba First Nations Housing Indian Country 52 Week 5

Indian Country 52 #5 – First Nations Housing

Articles "Internal government documents say Manitoba First Nations residents live in some of the most dilapidated homes in the country and it will cost $2 billion to eliminate mould and chronic overcrowding in the province alone. That's 13 times more than the $150 million the federal government...

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David Bernie Race Drunk Alcoholism Stereotypes Indian Country 52 Week 4

Indian Country 52 #4 – Drunk Whites

Articles "Native Americans are often represented in the media as drinking far more excessively than other racial and ethnic groups in the United States — but new research shatters that damaging stereotype. Native Americans' binge-drinking habits are on par with those of white people, according to a...

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David Bernie Yvonne Chouteau Ballerina Five Moons Indian Country 52 Week 3

Indian Country 52 #3 – Prima Ballerina

Articles "A dancer of great radiance and lyricism, Ms. Chouteau was one of five prominent Native American dancers who were raised in Oklahoma. The others were Rosella Hightower, Moscelyne Larkin, Maria Tallchief and her sister Marjorie Tallchief, now the last survivor. The women were sometimes called the...

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David Bernie KXL Pipeline TransCanada Oil Indian Country 52 Week 2

Indian Country 52 #2 – The KXL Pipeline

Articles "On Jan. 6, TransCanada went to court to claim that the Obama administration’s failure to approve the Keystone XL pipeline violates U.S. obligations under the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. The company is asking for $15 billion in compensation from U.S. taxpayers. This mixes...

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David Bernie Golden Globes Leonardo DiCaprio Hollywood Indian Country 52 Week 1

Indian Country 52 #1 – It’s Time

Articles "Actor Leonardo DiCaprio got political in his Golden Globe acceptance speech on Sunday night. DiCaprio, who won the Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama award for his role in "The Revenant," thanked indigenous peoples around the world and asked for them to receive more...

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David Bernie Paiute Tribal Land Oregon Indian Country 52 Week 52

Indian Country 52 #52 – On Tribal Land

Articles "The leaders of the Burns Paiute tribe have a message for the men and women who have taken over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge outside Burns, Oregon: "Go home. We don't want you here." The message came from several tribe members whose ancestors fought and died...

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David Bernie Never Forgotten MMIW Indian Country 52 Week 51

Indian Country 52 #51 – Never Forgotten (MMIW)

Articles "Not much in politics produces agreement anymore. The reaction to the national inquiry into murdered and missing indigenous women was an exception. What had become a divisive issue under the previous Conservative government is now one of unanimity on Parliament Hill. Both opposition party leaders expressed support....

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David Bernie Save Tribal Sovereignty Indian Country 52 Week 50

Indian Country 52 #50 – Save Tribal Sovereignty

Articles "Dollar General has argued that Native American tribes do not have civil jurisdiction over an outside corporation doing business on tribal land. Basically, this means that if the Supreme Court rules in favor of Dollar General, outside businesses may be able to commit other crimes...

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David Bernie Violence Advisory Indian Country 52 Week 49

Indian Country 52 #49 – Violence Advisory

Articles "Almost a quarter of homicide victims in Canada last year were aboriginal, even though the country’s indigenous people account for just 5% of the population, newly released federal statistics show. Twenty-three percent of the country’s 516 homicide victims in 2014 were aboriginal, making them almost six...

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