Kelly Morgan on FIRST PERSON RADIO 12/21/16

Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday, today at 9 a.m. as they talk about Standing Rock and the pipeline with Kelly Morgan - Hunkpapa, with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's Tribal Historic Preservation Office. We’ll get her views and stories from the pipeline resistance of the Water Protectors. An Energy Transfer Dakota Access Pipeline has been built right up to the Missouri and is poised to continue under the river. Rigging for building the pipeline are still in place, while a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to study the environmental impact of putting the pipeline under the river, just a half-mile from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s reservation.

Kelly Julianna Morgan is Hunkpapa Lakota from Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North and South Dakota.  She holds an Interdisciplinary Doctor of Philosophy in American Indian Studies from the University of Oklahoma, Norman (1997).  She received a Master of Arts Degree in English from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks (1990).  She also received a Bachelor of Arts in Indian Studies with a Minor in Women’s Studies from UND (1989).  She has taught Native American literature, American Indian History, American Indian Issues, American Culture Studies, as well as several other courses at universities and colleges in the Midwest.  She is also an avid painter, photographer and videographer.   As a member of the GLBT community she also works diligently to educate people on gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender issues.  




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