Interview with Mitchel Gomez, Executive Director of Dancesafe, on the opioid crisis, the drug war, de-stigmatizing drug use and Dancesafe’s latest projects.
Standing Rock still stands strong. A lack of transparent media representation has made it challenging for a lot of us to stay properly informed and engaged with the continued struggle for indigenous sovereignty and the right to clean drinking water. Still, it is so much deeper then that.
Linda Black Elk is a tribal coordinator of the Standing Rock Medic and Healer Council, Lecturer in Ethnobotany at Sitting Bull College, as well as full time teacher and mother of young children. With her permission, I arranged some of her writing about Standing Rock into prose poems. This is the third in a series of Standing Rock Protectors features.