Posts by Vi Waln

More on Lateral Violence

When contemplating what to write about each week, lateral violence nearly always tops my list. Wikipedia says: “Lateral Violence occurs within marginalized groups where members strike…

Lateral Violence in the Workplace

Local citizens who’ve been privileged to work for their own tribal organizations are familiar with lateral violence. Wikipedia defines lateral violence as “displaced violence directed against…

Honoring the Memory

Vi Waln July 7, 2019   July is the month to remember parents who’ve lost children. Even though every July is acknowledged as a national month…

#MMIW

May 5, 2019 Vi Waln Sicangu Scribe May 5 is the day designated to acknowledge and remember the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives. The hashtag #MMIW…