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on Medium: An Open Letter to The Magenta Foundation from the Authority Collective, Natives Photograph and Women Photograph
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Mar 12, 2019
It came to our attention, as organizations previously affiliated with the Flash Forward competition jurying process, that Toronto-Dominion (TD) Bank — connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline project as part of a lending syndicate — is a major funder of The Magenta Foundation. This is disappointing because of the pain and violence Indigenous communities were subjected to as a result of the pipeline project, which was made possible by the support of lending banks. We want to use this letter to address our concerns about this partnership and to offer potential solutions. We think The Magenta Foundation can do better as an industry leader and set an example for other photo organizations.

 An Open Letter to The Magenta Foundation from the Authority Collective, Natives Photograph and…
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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