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Water is Life

Mni wičoni! Water is Life! This graphic by Shaun Slifer was inspired by the massive convergence at Standing Rock, mobilization of water protectors, and protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline. The image was originally made for the Wellspring portfolio as a bandana. It can be found in Be the Change! A Justseeds Coloring Book, co-published with Radix Media.

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A stylized line drawing of water shows the waves drawn similarly to rainbows, with overlapping and woven lines. The Lakota words, “Mni wičoni!” is placed above, the lettering filled with the same water pattern.

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