Chase Iron Eyes
Chase Iron Eyes is an American Indian activist, attorney, politician, and a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. He is a member of the Lakota People's Law Project and a co-founder of the Native American news website Last Real Indians. In April 2016 he announced his candidacy for the United States House of Representatives for North Dakota's at-large congressional district. He was unsuccessful.
Iron Eyes has previously addressed a criminal history which includes four felony convictions for burglary, preventing arrest, theft of property, and criminal mischief.
The charges, filed in Burleigh County (Bismarck), originated in June of 2002. He pled guilty to them in April of 2003.
Karissa Loewen March 5 2019·
We were awesome. Our City Council was not. At least they had to endure our eloquence before they tried to tell us that their all-White Council knows better than a crowd of mostly Indigenous people what is racist and what isn’t. The very people who commit genocide are honored. The people who created and defend this system that generates massive poverty and suffering are sitting on mountains of cash... See More — with Chase Iron Eyes, Maza Tipi Oyate, Jaynee Grace Hall, Ramona Herrington, Cante Heart, Julie Santella, Tonia Stands, Cassidy Godfrey and Nat Stites.
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Over 70 Montanans from Baker to Missoula convened in Billings June 29-30 2012 for Montana Organizing Project's annual meeting “Uniting the Divides.” People from different religions, different geographies, different socio-economic backgrounds, and different ages were able to come together to talk about the common values they share as Montanans and their vision for a Fair and Just Economy in Montana that sustains the well being of ALL Montanans.
Keynote Speakers at the event were Pamela Chiang with the Center for Community Change who spoke about the role that community organizing plays in uniting divides. Chase Iron Eyes, attorney, activist, and author of lastrealindians.com spoke about the importance of racial justice in the West. He spoke about important role of coalitions coming together to address racial justice issues.
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