nativeamericannews:

 ’To Know Him Was to Hug Him’: Billy Frank, Jr.
 “Every time we carry an eagle feather, that’s sovereignty. Every time we pick berries, that’s sovereignty. Every time we dig roots, that’s sovereignty,” said Nisqually Tribal elder Billy Frank Jr. who passed away earlier month at the age of 83.

you know what else is sad. he was his mother’s caretaker and just days after him she passed as well. nisqually pride <3

nativeamericannews:

 ’To Know Him Was to Hug Him’: Billy Frank, Jr.


 “Every time we carry an eagle feather, that’s sovereignty. Every time we pick berries, that’s sovereignty. Every time we dig roots, that’s sovereignty,” said Nisqually Tribal elder Billy Frank Jr. who passed away earlier month at the age of 83.


you know what else is sad. he was his mother’s caretaker and just days after him she passed as well. nisqually pride <3