16 Oct '16, 7pm

We updated our @runblogrun story on Billy Mills and how the values and culture of the Lakota tribe helped forge...

Don't ever tell Billy Mills that nothing is impossible. Billy Mills is fighting against the powerful Energy Transfer Company's plan to build an 1100 mile long oil pipeline through native Lakota Indian lands to Illinois. Alongside thousands of fellow protesters of all different backgrounds, Mills is showing the same passion and energy which he displayed in grand style more than 50 years ago. In the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, shocking everybody by not only taking on the world's best runners in the 10,000 meters, but defeating them in winning the gold medal, Billy Mills stunned the world. The 78 year old half-Lakota/half white athlete also possesses a unique perspective in this current fight over not only land and profit, but also over prejudice and discrimination as well. As a young person, his mixed blood background led to him feeling ostracized. "The full Lakota rejected me," Mi...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2016/10/dont-ever-tell-billy-mi...

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