This video picks up from the last video (Part 4). Rachel and Cassandra share their tattoos and talk about their meanings. Lance adds some thoughts as well. Rachel says, “I’m one deaf Lakota and very proud!”
In this video, Cassandra Perez and Rachel Kills Small talk about some of the challenges that Deaf Native Americans face. Rachel also shares some words in Lakota sign language.
In this video, we are joined by Rachel Kills Small, who is a Lakota, 7th Generation Red Cloud from the Standing Rock Reservation. She talks about her family, where she is from, and why she is here at Standing Rock, North Dakota. She tells us that she is meeting more and more of her family… Continue reading Meet the members of Deaf Camp at Standing Rock Part 3
John Smart, Upic Eskimo from Alaska, talks about where he is from and why he came to Standing Rock. Accompanied by loud, but adorable, boy who is one of Cassandra’s son.
Cassandra Perez talks about her experiences as a deaf Native American and what coming to Standing Rock means to her. Lance McKinley joins in to talk about why he came to Standing Rock. Cassandra is attempting to gather “the Deafatives” (combination of Deaf people and Natives). If you know a deaf person, or are one… Continue reading Meet the members of Deaf Camp at Standing Rock Part 1