Lakota Lockup Project Holds Third Talking Circle
This past December 21st, LLUP held a third Talking Circle in Rapid City, South Dakota, involving about 20 participants. A meal and door prizes were provided to all who attended the event. Robert Horse Stands Waiting and Phillip Yellowbird Still called in from Durfee State Prison in Sprinfield, SD. Stephanie Yellow Eagle and Stacey Low Dog share about their work for indigenous justice. LLUP participants left the event full of good food and a better understanding of each other. Talking Circles, both in the community as well as in prison, are planned throughout the year.
Robert Horse Stands Waiting and Phillip Yellowbird Still share about the trauma experienced by Native Americans in prisons and its continued impact on indigenous communities.
Stephanie Yellow Eagle shares about her work for indigenous justice. Stephanie is Phillip Yellowbird Still’s niece.
Stacey Low Dog shares about her long-time work for indigenous justice.