With a name derived from the Lakota tribe’s historical Tokala Society—a group of warriors who showed bravery and leadership from a young age—Tokala is a photography series spotlighting the next generation of BIPOC climate activists. Here, in part three, meet two activists working on the eastern shores of Canada and the US to improve water and food security within their own communities and far beyond.
Makaśa Looking Horse (Mohawk Wolf Clan and Lakota)
Six Nations of the Grand River, Ontario, Canada
Published exclusively on Vogue, Tokala is a photography series spotlighting the next generation of BIPOC climate activists spearheaded by creative director and stylist Marcus Correa and photographer Carlos Jaramillo, who have worked with Future Coalition to provide each subject with additional funding (up to $5,000) so that they can continue their activism.
Photography: Carlos Jaramillo
Creative Direction and Styling: Marcus Correa
Production Manager: Thomas Lopez
Producer: Kaylah Brathwaite
Visual Editor: Olivia Horner
Hair: Nelson Vercher (NYC)
Makeup: Mitch Yoshida (NYC)
Photo Assistant: Semiah Smith (Six Nations); Sandra Riaño (NYC)
Style Assistant: Alyssa Chandelle (NYC)
Casting: Maxwell Vice (NYC)