Defender of the Blackhills
Charmaine White Face is helping protect a sacred Sioux landmark
Charmaine White Face has her way – and the international recognition she’s already gotten says she’s on that road – the Black Hills of South Dakota will reclaim their purity as a major sacred area of the Sioux Nation.
For the Black Hills, that would mean an end to logging, mining and exploitative tourism (replaced, she hopes, by tourism that respects the tribe’s rights and protects the land from mistreatment).
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Truewest Magazine, Article by Jana Bommersbach October 12, 2009