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2019 Media

The Importance Of Running In Native American Culture

February 25, 2019

A.C. Shilton, Women's Running Magazine, interviewed Native Women on the importance of running and what motivates them. Etringer shared her personal story when she ran the 50-mile run to the Nebraska State Capitol Building. 


Green New Deal

April 22, 2019


Great Plains Action Society presented at the Sheslow Auditorium on the Drake University campus in Des Moines, Iowa giving the Indigenous perspective of why we are supporters of the Green New Deal. It is important that we come together to support the Green New Deal to combat modern colonization and climate change.


Anti-Abortion Laws and the Indigenous Perspective

May 21, 2019

Trisha Etringer headed to Iowa's State Capitol Building to protest against Governor Kim Reynold's newly proposed controversial and restrictive abortion act. Along with others, she met up with Great Plains Action Society founder, Christine Nobiss, who also gave and indigenous perspective on abortion and body sovereignty. 


Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum

August 19-20, 2019

Trisha Etringer cover the first annual Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum in Sioux City, IA. Frank LaMere was more than just a political powerhouse for the indigenous nations across Turtle Island. Frank LaMere was a compassionate, courageous, and soft man who led many battles. One historical battle was the Shutdown of White Clay, where he battled for almost 20 years to ban all alcohol sales to help reduce the alcoholism at a nearby reservation.

The Fight To End Violence Against Indigenous Women Continues In Iowa

September 11, 2019

Christine Nobiss, Trisha Etringer, and Marisa Miakonda Cummings give interviews about #MMIW (#MMIR) and Iowa with Iowa Public Radio's Charity Nebbe.


Bernie/AOC Rally - Land Acknowledgment

November 9, 2019

Trisha Etringer gives a land acknowledge at the first Bernie/AOC rally in Council Bluffs, IA.


CETL panel discusses indigenous student experience on UNI campus

December 5, 2019

A panel of UNI students/faculty have a serious conversation on their experiences on campus. 

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