March 30, 2022 6:30 pm
Meany Performing Arts Center
Join us for an evening with leaders of the Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women’s Movement, Indigenous athletes and activists Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel (she/they, Lakota) and Rosalie Fish (she/her, Cowlitz and Muckleshoot). This lecture will be presented in-person, with a livestream option.
About the panel
Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel
Advocate, Professional Runner, Rising Hearts
Kul Wičasa Lakota, a citizen of Kul Wicasa Oyate (Lower Brule Sioux Tribe) as well as a passionate and devoted advocate for Indian Country and all people. Nationally known for her advocacy and grassroots organization for anti-pipelines/climate justice efforts, change the name/not your mascot, the epidemic and crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives (MMIR), and native youth initiatives. Her experience in grants and project management, policy, blogging, and organizing has been leveraged by both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations in the areas of environmental sustainability, access to quality healthcare, MMIR, the Violence Against Women Act, and a variety of other worthy causes.
Jordan is the founder and organizer of Rising Hearts, an Indigenous led grassroots group devoted to elevating Indigenous voices and promoting intersectional collaborative efforts across all movements with the goals of racial, social, climate, and economic justice. The primary focuses are to inform, elevate, mobilize, and organize through strategic and targeted advocacy, establishing collaborative partnerships to help create a better and safer future and environment for all of our relatives who inhabit this planet, past, present and future. Jordan sits of ReNew Earth Running and Council member on Runner’s for Public Lands, to work with passionate individuals to influence change in addressing the climate crisis, to help increase Indigenous visibility, support the #landback movement and to protect the lands. She was also awarded the NCAIED Native American 40 Under 40 in the fall of 2018. In 2019, she served on the Womxn’s March – Ending Violence Against Womxn and Femmes Policy Committee with other Native womxn representing on multiple committees. She was also a 2020 Society fellow with Return to the Heart Foundation. And 2020-2021 Intersectional Environmentalists Council member, and Runner’s World Alliance Ambassador program 2020-present.
Currently, she is using her running platform, to help raise awareness of missing and murdered Indigenous relatives by dedicating the miles she runs to a missing or murdered Indigenous person, relatives stolen and forced into boarding schools, advocacy efforts, called #RunningForJustice and is now intersecting this effort and prayers for Black lives, Asian lives, and other lives impacted by white supremacy and systems of oppression, racism, and calling an end to police brutality. She is among many Indigenous people working to elevate this crisis and to bring justice to the families and victims. And more recently, she is creating programming to build community and focus on wellness and opportunities to learn more, while continuing the heart work in supporting communities. Now, she is continuing this running journey and advocacy, as a professional runner with On Running. Jordan launched, Mitakuye Oyasin (We Are All Related), a COVID19 relief program since June 2020 for Indigenous communities, to send masks to Indigenous relatives and communities to help protect and keep the communities safe and organizing virtual running and wellness events to support Indigenous communities and expand community through intersectional allyship with Rising Hearts.
Jordan is a filmmaker and consulting on documentaries as Indigenous advocate, Producer on The Sacred & The Snake; Producer and Co-Director of Run To Be Visible, and Executive Producer and Co-director of #WithPurpose. She consults with outdoor organizations to develop content on social media to protect sacred lands and promote health and wellness for Indian Country. Jordan is an Outreach and Project Manager with the UCLA, supporting researchers with their grant and project submissions, and continuing to organize in the community she lives on, homelands to the Tonvga, Chumash and Kizh peoples, also known as Los Angeles, CA.
Student, Athlete and Activist
Rosalie Fish is a twenty year-old athletic advocate for Indigenous peoples. Fish uses her platform as a runner to bring awareness to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, and has given two TEDTalks after making international headlines from her state championship run in 2019. Now, Rosalie has committed to the University of Washington to represent the 29 tribes within the state at the PAC-12 level.
About the moderator
Sponsoring Departments: The Graduate School