Empowering Indigenous Youth With Tokata Iron Eyes
01.16.2020 - By Women of Marvel
Sana calls up Tokata Iron Eyes, a 16-year-old leader within her indigenous community. From an early age, Tokata has stood up for Lakota land and worked to amplify her community’s history and legacy. Speaking over the phone from the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, Tokata reflects on the power of storytelling and why she’s so passionate about empowering other young people in her community.
For more about Tokata, and to see her story immortalized in a Marvel comic book, watch the next episode of Marvel’s Hero Project, streaming January 17 on Disney+.