Jasilyn Charger (Cheyenne River Sioux) helped ignite the Standing Rock Pipeline Resistance Movement. A land defender and community organizer youth advocate for the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, they stood on the frontlines for six years battling pipelines and advocating for Native and LGBTQ rights. Charger is co-founder of the International Indigenous Youth Council, The One Mind Movement, and 7th Defenders Project. They also support the local movement for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People with the Women Warriors Society.
Check back soon for details about Jasilyn’s appearance at the 2022 Festival of Books!