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How The Weinstein Company’s Bankruptcy Continues To Hurt Native Women

The deal was to take the Weinstein company name off, and donate future from, the film Wind River to the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center. “For the center, which is run out of a woodstove-heated bungalow in snow-swept Lame Deer, Mont., this was a potentially huge boon. The nonprofit addresses violence against Native American women, runs a national helpline for domestic violence survivors, and provides assistance to tribes and tribal programs across the country.” Now, they’re likely to...
Tags: Art, Media, Wind River, Weinstein, Weinstein Company, National Indigenous Women 's Resource Center, 02.07.19


'Wind River' and Harvey Weinstein's broken promise to Native women and children in Indian Country

Elizabeth Olsen and Graham Greene star in Wind River. THE PLAN was that every time a person watched 'Wind River,' a portion of royalties from the movie would go to The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, which works to “enhance the safety of Native women and their children.” But NIWRC says it never got any of the promised funds, and may never get a dime. “So what went wrong?,” writes Elena Saavedra Buckley at High Country News. “Harvey Weinstein.” Great story, awful story. Excerpt:...
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Native American Groups Criticize Elizabeth Warren Over DNA Test

As she gets more serious about running for president in 2020, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren attempted to clear the air about her Native American ancestry after President Donald Trump's constant racist taunts calling her "Pocahontas"  by taking a DNA test. But the Cherokee Nation has called her attempts to prove her heritage "inappropriate and wrong."On Monday, Sen. Warren released a video in which Stanford geneticist Carlos Bustamante told her "the facts suggest that you absolutely have a...
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Trump Says He Never Pledged $1 Million To Charity If Warren Took DNA Test. He Did.

When a reporter confronted President Trump on Monday over his pledge to donate $1 million to charity if Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) took a DNA test to prove she had Native American ancestry, Trump denied he ever made the commitment. “I didn’t say that. You better read it again,” Trump said. Trump on Elizabeth Warren DNA test: "Who cares?" pic.twitter.com/v09uspLM0U — TPM Livewire (@TPMLiveWire) October 15, 2018 He did say it — at a July rally in Montana. “I will give you a million dollar...
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