On Thursday, February 8, 2018, the online visual advocacy movement, Stop Disenrollment, will launch once again.
Stop Disenrollment went viral on February 8, 2016, and again last year on February 8, catching international media attention. The movement is poised to raise social consciousness again this year. Prominent Native Americans like author Sherman Alexie, former U.S. Vice Presidential candidate Winona LaDuke, rapper-actor-entrepreneur Litefoot, film director Chris Eyre, fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail, and Olympic Gold Medalist Billy Mills headlined the 2016 and 2017-campaigns.
The visual advocacy movement is a grassroots Native reaction to tribal politicians who have, over the last decade, exiled thousands of their own relatives from tribal communities and homelands, through a colonially inspired practice called “disenrollment.”
Disenrollment is NOT the Indian Way
Disenrollment is happening because of money, control of power and to settle old scores, as well as some quid pro quo...