1)TIOKASIN tells of encounter "in our country they need to speak English!" 15 years ago.
2) Signing Ceremony - January 25, 2013 Ihanktonwan Homelands, Yankton Sioux Tribe, South Dakota International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects Supported by Yankton Sioux Tribe, The Black Hills Treaty Council, The Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association, Yinka Dene Alliance, Indigenous Environmental Network, West Coast Environmental Law, Honor the Earth, Earth First, Tar Sands Blockade, Walking the Red Road, 350.org, Sierra Club, National Wildlife Federation, National Resource Defense Council, Bold Nebraska, Public Citizen, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, United Religions Initiative North America, Forest Ethics, and Tanker Free BC.
3)WADE DAVIS perhaps the most articulate and influential western advocate for the world's indigenous cultures. His stunning photographs and evocative stories capture the viewer's imagination. As a speaker, he parlays that sense of wonder into passionate concern over the rate at which cultures and languages are disappearing -- 50 percent of the world's 6,000 languages, he says, are no longer taught to children.