Black Feathers 5: Legacy Work with Jim E Warne
Crystal and Shauna are joined by special guest Jim Warne. Jim wears many hats, including those of educator, advocate, motivational speaker, and an Emmy-nominatedfilmmaker. He’s created continuing Education programs at SDSU Interwork Institute from 1993-2015, has written over 50 million in grants and contracts for universities and Tribal Nations and is currently the Community Engagement Director at University of South Dakota Center for Disabilities, Oyáte Circle Sanford School of Medicine. During this episode, Jim draws on his own personal experience of growing up with a father living with MS to discuss several topics including using correct terminology when referring to individuals living with disabilities, emphasizing the importance of staying connected to his Lakota heritage, and the barriers that Tribal Nations still face when trying to obtain legislative support.
To learn more about the Oglala Sioux Tribe, you can checkout their website here: Oglala Lakota Nation
To view Jim’s Emmy-nominated short film “Oyáte un Itówapi” you can do so by clicking here: Oyáte un Itówapi and to view his other short film “Remember the Children” you can do so by clicking here: Remember the Children
For a full list of resources and to listen to our previous episodes, please visit: The Black Feathers Podcast