On this podcast, we welcome, The Honorable, Ruth Hopkins. She is a writer, biologist and Judge. She is Dakota and Lakota, of the Oceti Sakowin (Great Sioux Nation). Ruth is an award winning columnist for Indian Country Today, co-founder of Lastrealindians.com and a contributor for The Guardian, Truthout.org, Jezebel.com, Racialicious.com, BKNation.org, and Counterpunch. Her work has been featured everywhere, including Gawker, the Associated Press, The Hollywood Reporter, and The Huffington Post.