In this episode, Amelia travels to North Dakota and the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation to speak with Ladonna Brave Bull Allard, the founder of the Sacred Stone Camp at Standing Rock, and Wiljar Ojuro, Ms. North Dakota United States.
In this episode, we hear from marginalized voices that find strength in the soil of North Dakota. Ladonna Brave Bull Allard is a grandmother, historian, and activist who founded the Sacred Stone Camp at Standing Rock during the Dakota Access Pipeline protests and now travels around the world building indigenous environmental movements. Wiljar Ojuro is a young, African American woman who works at North Dakota’s only women’s health clinic offering abortions and represents North Dakota as Ms. North Dakota United States.
- Standing Rock + Mni Wiconi around the world [8:20 – 10:30]
- The role of women in the Dakota Access Pipeline protests [11:00 – 13:00]
- “I’m old now, which means that I can be more daring, more brave, more fierce than anything that ever walked this earth.” [18:30 – 18:50]
- Being African American in North Dakota [22:30 – 24:45]
- Pageants as a tool for empowerment [25:00 – 26:30]
Wiljar as Ms. North Dakota United States on Facebook
Sacred Stone Camp on Facebook
Fifty Feminist States on Instagram and iTunes