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New documentary features Blackfeet women

 

Last updated 8/6/2020 at 11:19am

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Donna Kipp was raised learning how to box and qualified for the Junior Olympics.

Blackfeet Nation-ESPN Films has produced a new documentary focusing on Native American women called "Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible." Directed by Kristen Lappas and Tom Rinaldi, "Blackfeet Boxing: Not Invisible" documents the story of the Blackfeet Nation Boxing Club, opened in 2003 by Frank Kipp, a third generation boxer of Blackfeet descent and a former welterweight.

The saying is common on reservations across America: A Native American woman who disappears goes missing twice; first, when her body vanishes. Then, when her story does.

According to the United States Justice Department, Nat...



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