Beatrice Long Visitor Holy Dance (d. 2016) was an Oglala Lakota speaker and activist from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. With her sister, Rita, she was a member of the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers. In 2008, the Council hand delivered a petition to Pope Benedict XVI asking to revoke three papal bulls authorizing the conversion and subjugation of the Indigenous Peoples of America. Among Beatrice’s themes in her talks is forgiveness and healing.
This movie is a tribute to Grandmother Beatrice Long Visitor Holy Dance, a recently departed member of the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers; A feature-length film documenting their journey around the world, For the Next 7 Generations.
This is a series of excerpts from Unci Rita Long Visitor Holy Dance., at a speaking engagement, in 2012. and a few other video clips & photos, from Unci Rita. Sisters Rita and Beatrice Long Visitor Holy Dance are Oglala Sioux and live on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.