After the round dance, legendary Native American actor Wes Studi interviewed two participating Idle No More women activists, Terra Matthews and her daughter. In Santa Fe, Studi serves as honorary chair of the national endowment campaign of the Indigenous Language Institute.

Wesley "Wes" Studi (born December 17, 1947) is an award-winning Native American actor and film producer from Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma near Tahlequah, who has won critical acclaim for his portrayal of Native Americans in film.

He has appeared in well-received Academy Award-winning films, such as Kevin Costner's Dances with Wolves, Michael Mann's The Last of the Mohicans (1992), and the Academy Award-nominated films Geronimo: An American Legend (1993) and The New World (2005).

He most recently portrayed General Linus Abner (an analogue to the biblical Abner) in the NBC series Kings, and Eytukan in James Cameron's box office blockbuster Avatar.

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