THose among UsTHE HUMAN RIGHTS CHAMPIONS OF NORTH DAKOTA
A contemporary history PROJECT
Through portrait photographs, essays written by the participants and an episodic television series capturing discussions about the motivation behind and the importance of their work, this project creates a historical record of the important work currently taking place in North Dakota.
Human Rights in north dakota
Using the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the framework, “Those Among Us” explores the protections enshrined by the UDHR, and the meaning of those protections and their manifestations inside North Dakota.
By Virtue of Being Human
Pastor Sue Koesterman reflects on Human Rights and the virtue of being human in this clip from “Those Among Us”.
North Dakota State Representative
Laetitia mizero hellerud
Social Justice Activist, Author
Ruth Anna buffalo
Human Rights Advocate
African Soul, American Heart
On Friday, December 1, wet-plate photographer Shane Balkowitsch worked with public health activist RuthAnna Buffalo. Buffalo, Mia Eh’Desh or Woman Appears, is an enrolled citizen of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation and a descendent of the Chiricahua Apache. She...
On Friday, October 13, wet-plate photographer Shane Balkowitsch worked with social justice Social justice activist Laetitia Mizero Hellerud of UBUNTU Consulting. "It was emotional for me. Very. And Shane is very engaging. The whole experience is beyond photography."...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FARGO, N.D. (Sept. 19, 2017) – Social justice activist Laetitia Mizero Hellerud of UBUNTU Consulting joins the list of human rights champions chronicled in the documentary book, exhibition and film series “Those Among Us: The Human Rights...