A life changer
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The trip to Standing Rock was a "life changing experience" for these Chicago students.
Our group of 11 young people and 3 “old heads” from Chicago got back on the afternoon of “Indigenous People’s Day.” We are not the same people who left last Thursday. The stories and the people we met, the way were welcomed by elders, participating in traditional dances, the drums and prayers, the smoke rising in air, the incredible spirit of community and vision for a future that respects all people and all of life–all of it changed us.Lili Diaz Sanchez
Arely BarreraOctober 9 at 4:30pm · Instagram ·
LSNA in North Dakota! Chicago solidarity #nodapl. This trip was so amazing for us in various ways. We were welcomed with a ceremony, danced in inner circle, were called and treated like brothers and sisters. So much learning from this. Thank you to all who donated money and supplies. Capitalism kills, water is life! 💙
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Staying with the Lower Brule tribe at the camp in North Dakota was a life changing experience. The stories shared and the lessons learned will be Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: A life changer: