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Earth-Feather Sovereign

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Washington
Earth-Feather Sovereign (her/she pronouns) is a member of the Colville Confederated Tribes located in the State of Washington (Northern and southern Okanogan “n. sjilx”, San-Poil band “n.selixtcl’n”, and Nespelem "snpʕwílx" bands). Her Father is Ernest Clark and Mother is Deanna Marcellay. Sovereign is a descendant of Chiefs and Matriarchs, including Que-Petsa of the snpʕwílx People. Sovereign is inspired by her Ancestors to continue to advocate for her people, all Indigenous People, and all inhabitants of our Motherearth. Sovereign is currently known for her role on helping with the awareness of the pandemic of our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW). Sovereign along with Gina Mosbrucker helped initiate the Washington State HB2951 Bill that was passed in 2018 and creates a more comprehensive data base to track our Missing Native Women. This Mosbrucker and Sovereign initiated bill HB1713 that creates a Missing and Murdered Native Women Taskforce. Sovereign also helped initiate Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) day in Seattle WA on May 5th. Sovereign led the Seattle Women's MMIW March this past January. She continues to advocate and help pass State, City, and Tribal initiatives to help address our pandemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous People.