The Story We Tell is the World We Create
The Sacredness of Water
February 7 at 7 pm
Diamondhead Upper Level
An Evening with LaPointe Tiwahe
A presentation on the Sacredness of Water, indigenous approaches to community and indigenous human rights advocacy.
Tiana LaPointe teaches digital storytelling to youth in schools and community settings to ensure young people have a voice through media creation. She is a recipient of the Sundance Institute Knight Fellows Program, Jerome Foundations Travel and Study Grant and is a freelance artist providing services for many non-profits in the Twin Cities.
Wakinyan and Thorne LaPointe have attended the United Nations representing AIM West. They are college students majoring in Political Science.
Nancy Bordeaux is Sicangu Lakota. her upbringing upon the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota by her grandparents enabled her to retain her Lakota thought and language. She is the CEO/president for Tawcin Tanka Nonprofit, which is about collective healing led by powerful community dialogue and cultural intervention strategies.
This is an informational, family friendly presentation which includes drumming and dialogue.
Contents Conversations are free and suggested for teens to adults.