JASILYN, one of the first five people to set up camp at Standing Rock, kickstarting a movement of Water Protectors that roused the world. Jasilyn spent years in foster care homes and a mental health facility, before returned home at age eighteen as the local movement in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline was growing.
GLADYS, whose niece’s disappearance along Canada’s Highway of Tears propelled her to become a family advocate for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
ERVIN, who grew up in and out of the carceral system and today creates documentaries on the overrepresentation of Indigenous people within the prison system.
MARIAN, one of the subjects of a secret radiation test while in high school, who led Santa Clara Pueblo to compile an environmental impact statement on the consequences of living next to Los Alamos National Laboratory.