Monday, October 14, 2019

Western Shoshone 'Standing Strong' Photos by Bad Bear

     Standing Strong for Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women. Photo by Western Shoshone Photojournalist Carl Bad Bear Sampson.

Western Shoshone Pine Nut Gathering Yomba blessing of the pine nuts of the earth and exercise or Sovereignty 1863 Ruby Valley Treaty.











Western Shoshone basket maker of the Great Basin Rozina Bobb Sampson said of the traditional dance, "Our ancestors put their prayers into each step to keep our way going for the next generation."
Western Shoshone gathered with Alice Kawich Hooper on Oct. 5, 2019, in Yomba for the 'Duvah' picking in the Shoshone Mountains.


Thank you Bad Bear and the Yomba community for sharing your photos and good words with Censored News.

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