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Seattle Native activist RedWolf Pope charged with 2 counts of rape in King County

King County prosecutors have confirmed RedWolf Pope, who hosted a TEDxSeattle talk about his experience at Standing Rock, was charged with two counts of rape for incidents at his apartments in Santa Fe and on Seattle's Capitol Hill.

The King County Prosecutor's Office has confirmed RedWolf Pope, a well-known Native activist, has been charged with two counts of rape.

Pope is currently being held on $500,000 bond in Santa Fe. He is set to be arraigned in King County court on August 23.

On July 27, KING 5 reported Pope, who has hosted a TEDxSeattle talk about his experience at Standing Rock and has publicly spoken about issues in the Native American community, was arrested and charged in Santa Fe with criminal sexual penetration in the 3rd degree, criminal sexual contact, aggravated battery, and false imprisonment. The case against him involves both his apartments in Santa Fe, New Mexico and on Boylston Avenue in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood.

According to the nine-page charging document, obtained from Santa Fe police, in June two people staying at Pope's apartment came across pictures and videos on an iPad of whom they identified as RedWolf Pope having sex with unconscious women.

The two say the pictures and videos had been taken in both the Sante Fe and Capitol Hill apartments.

One woman from the Seattle area was identified. She then talked with Seattle police, telling investigators she was drugged and raped by Pope.

The documents also say that hidden cameras were found in the bathroom and bedrooms of both apartments.

TEDxSeattle has since taken Pope's talk down from the web and released a statement condemning the alleged behavior.

The charging documents also state that Pope would also rent his Seattle apartment on Airbnb. KING 5 notified the company of the charges. It has since removed Pope as a host and was reaching out to law enforcement in case they could help out in the investigation. Airbbnb says surveillance devices are never permitted in private spaces such as bathrooms, bedrooms or other sleeping areas.

Seattle Police Department told KING 5 that they are both helping out in Santa Fe Police Department's investigation as well as conducting their own investigation into Pope.

Pope has not been charged with any previous crimes in Seattle.

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