Offensive words and actions can incite strong reactions. We’ve seen unfortunate incidents hit the headlines, like when a group of Lakota children are harassed at a hockey game in Rapid City. There are other times that are less noticeable but just as damaging. Native Americans in border towns are jeered on the street and told to ‘go back to the reservation’. What’s the best way to address hate and offensive behavior? What do you do when you or a fellow person of color is bullied or harassed?
Whitney Rencountre (Crow Creek Sioux) – director of the Ateyapi youth program
Dr. Barbara Perry – professor of social science and humanities at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Kade Farris (Turtle Mountain Chippewa) – founder of Unity USA
Break music: Unity (song) Native Roots (artist) Most High (album)