Billionaire and Democratic Presidential candidate Tom Steyer made a stop in Reno on his bus tour of Nevada. He held a town hall to a rather impressive crowd hosted by Harrah’s National Automobile Museum.
This is my new favorite photograph proudly displayed on my iPad. A photograph of a young Native American woman I shot at the recent Reno Women’s March who represents the You’re Not Forgotten movement. A movement that is looking for answers in the murders and disappearances of many Native girls in our country.
At the end of 2017, Native Americans and Alaska Natives made up 1.8 percent of ongoing missing cases in the FBI’s National Crime Information Center database, even though they represent 0.8 percent of the U.S. population. These cases include those lingering and open from year to year, but experts say the figure is low, given that many tribes don’t have access to the database. Native women accounted for more than 0.7 percent of the missing cases — 633 in all — though they represent about 0.4 percent of the U.S. population. #YouAreNotForgotten #NotInvisible
Data Source: Associated Press https://apnews.com/cb6efc4ec93e4e92900ec99ccbcb7e05
The annual Reno Women’s March is in the history books as another success story. Native Americans, in their colorful outfits, are always a presence at this annual event.
I shot this photograph during a protest march. It was after sunset and the person waving the flag was illuminating it with their flashlight. I decided I would illuminate it by isolating the colors from the black & white parts…
Decorative Arms: Treasures from the Robert M. Lee Collection includes more than 190 objects dating from as early as the 1500s through the modern era that showcase the skills of some of the most renowned arms makers and engravers in the world. Featuring historical suits of armor, antique firearms, swords, and modern arms, the exhibition is drawn from the private collection of Mr. Robert M. Lee — known to an international community of enthusiasts as one of the finest arms collections in the United States.