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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 Harper Inquiry MMIW Indian Country 52 Week 50

Indian Country 52 #50 – Harper Inquiry (MMIW)

Articles "In a span of a week, the Conservative government confirmed their feelings of indifference, disregard and utter lack of respect for indigenous people. It seems that their contempt is solely aimed at First Nation men, First Nation women, and First Nation girls. This is the very attitude...

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David Bernie Love Respect MMIW Rinelle Harper Indian Country 52 Week 49

Indian Country 52 #49 – Love and Respect

Articles "The teen, holding an eagle feather, said that some people who have visited her since the attack have shared their “stories of healing.” “I ask that everyone here remembers a few simple words: Love, kindness, respect and forgiveness.” “As a survivor, I respectfully challenge you all to...

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David Bernie Sand Creek Massacre Indian Country 52 Week 48

Indian Country 52 #48 – Sand Creek Massacre

Articles "MANY people think of the Civil War and America’s Indian wars as distinct subjects, one following the other. But those who study the Sand Creek Massacre know different. On Nov. 29, 1864, as Union armies fought through Virginia and Georgia, Col. John Chivington led some 700...

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David Bernie Education Infrastructure Schools Indian Country 52 Week 47

Indian Country 52 #47 – Education and Infrastructure

Articles "Canada's Department of Aboriginal Affairs has been robbing Peter to pay Paul. In this case, "Peter" is the department's infrastructure budget and "Paul" refers to its cash-strapped social and education programs. A new document shows Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) shifted half a billion dollars...

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Minnesota Sex Trafficking Native American Girls Indian Country 52 by David Bernie. Poster.

Indian Country 52 #46 – Minnesota Sex Trafficking

Articles "A recent study “Mapping the Market for Sex with Trafficked Minor Girls in Minneapolis: Structures, Functions and Patterns,” reveals how pimps and gangs ruthlessly sort and prepare their “product” (young girls) for maximum financial return. Lauren Martin and Sandi Pierce are the two lead researchers...

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David Bernie Oglala Lakota County Indian Country 52 Week 45

Indian Country 52 #45 – Oglala Lakota County

Articles "Voters on the Pine Ridge Reservation overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure to change the name of their county on Tuesday. Shannon County will now be known as Oglala Lakota County. The measure passed with 80 percent of the vote, according to the Secretary of State." -...

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David Bernie Restricted Voting South Dakota Indian Country 52 Week 44

Indian Country 52 #44 – Restricted Voting

"“Voters walking into the polling place would see the sheriff there and veer off,” said Donna Semans, the Rosebud Sioux field coordinator for Four Directions voting-rights group. “If I was driving them to the polls, they’d spot the sheriff’s vehicle out front and tell me,...

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David Bernie BIA School Supplies Indian Country 52 Week 43

Indian Country 52 #43 – School Supplies (BIA)

Articles "Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dollars. They also are among the nation's lowest performing. The Obama administration is pushing ahead with an improvement plan that gives tribes more control. But the effort...

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David Bernie 115 Shelly Redskins Mascot Indian Country 52 Week 42

Indian Country 52 #42 – 115

Articles "Numerous sources have claimed that Shelly is not held in very high regard with the Navajos, as seen in his seventh-place finish in the August primaries for Navajo president, which Deadspin reported Sunday afternoon. Shelly was also charged with fraud, conspiracy and theft in 2010 in...

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David Bernie Just Undo It Nike N7 Chief Wahoo Indian Country 52 Week 41

Indian Country 52 #41 – Just Undo It

Articles "A Native American group on Monday called on Nike to stop producing products with that feature the Cleveland Indians’ mascot Chief Wahoo. “We ask that Nike live up to its dedication to inclusion,” says a news release issued by the group called “Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry.”...

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David Bernie Restore the Bison Indian Country 52 Week 40

Indian Country 52 #40 – Restore the Bison

Articles "Native tribes from the U.S. and Canada signed a treaty Tuesday establishing an inter-tribal alliance to restore bison to areas of the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains where millions of the animals once roamed. Leaders of 11 tribes from Montana and Alberta signed the pact during...

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David Bernie Disrespect Redskins Indian Country 52 Week 39

Indian Country 52 #39 – Disrespect

Articles "There were points during that hour-long experience where I actually was afraid for my life. I have never been so blatantly threatened, mocked or jeered. It was so intense, so full of vitriol that none of the footage ended up being used in the segment....

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David Bernie Am I Next MMIW Indian Country 52 Week 38

Indian Country 52 #38 – Am I Next? (MMIW)

Articles "A new online campaign is hoping to raise awareness and push Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. Aboriginal women have begun posting photos of themselves holding signs asking "Am I next?" and — like the ice bucket...

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David Bernie Billy Frank Jr. Indian Country 52 Week 37

Indian Country 52 #37 – Billy

Articles "The 22nd Annual Salmon Homecoming Celebration is set for September 18-20 and Waterfront Park in Seattle will once again come alive with the sounds of Indian dancing, drums and singing and thousands of visitors. This year’s theme, dedicated to the life and memory of the...

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Indian Country 52 #36 – Assaults on Women

Articles "According to the 2011 study, which surveyed 14,155 people, an estimated 19.3 percent of women and 1.7 percent of men said they had been raped. An estimated 43.9 percent of women and 23.4 percent of men said they suffered some other form of sexual violence....

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Indian Country 52 #35 – Retire Chief Wahoo

Articles "Another obvious and positive development, and one that won’t prevent us from continuing to call on the team and others in media to do the same. In reporting on this issue in the recent past, it became clear to me that Native American groups consider...

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