Posts Tagged ‘Native American’

March 4th, 2019 - 1:37 am § in Misc.

March 4: Anniversary of Andrew Jackson Taking Office As President

On March 4, 1829, Andrew Jackson took the oath of office and became the seventh President of the United States. He went on to conduct a war of genocide against indigenous Americans in South Carolina.[...]

February 19th, 2018 - 1:21 am § in Christianity, Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The 60th Anniversary of the Death of a Seattle Martyr

Riddle me this .. the founding Governor of our state, Isaac Stephens, wrote in his diary that he knew that putting the indigenes of this land into reservations would kill them off. Governor Stephens was a devout Christian, do you suppose he went to his death (as a civil war hero) knowing he was forg[...]

April 28th, 2016 - 10:04 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: Native American Marijuana now legal for sale across US!

Native Americans Now Have Full Legalization of Marijuana On Reservation Lands The United States Justice Department just announced that it will instruct all U.S. attorneys to no longer prevent any Native American tribes from growing, or selling… COUNTERCURRENTNEWS.COM[...]

January 26th, 2016 - 4:24 pm § in America, Israel/Palestine, The Ave Scene

The Battle of Seattle: Was Leschi a Terrorist?

Today in History, January 26, 1856 – First Battle of Seattle. Marines from the USS Decatur drive off American Indian attackers after all day battle with settlers.  Later, Chief Leschi .. leader of the Indians fighting for their survival, was tried because a marine had been killed in the battle. [...]

May 11th, 2015 - 8:16 am § in Misc.

Americans Welcome Immigrants With Amnesty

Native American Council Offers Amnesty to 220 Million Undocumented Whites   A council of Native American leaders has offered partial amnesty to the estimated 220 million illegal white immigrants living in the United States. At a meeting of the Native Peoples Council (NPC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico[...]

April 6th, 2015 - 12:07 pm § in The Ave Scene

Celebrate the REAL TEA PARTY, Next Weekend in Seattle

Free program sharing the cultural & food traditions of Chief Seattle’s Duwamish Tribe. Serving Native & English tea, scones & finger sandwiches with a NW Native twist. Your hostess is Princess Angeline’s great-great-grand-niece, Cecile Hansen, the Duwamish Tribal Chairwoman. Tast[...]

February 18th, 2015 - 1:14 am § in America

Support Chief Leschi, Fight Illegal Immigration on the Anniverary of His Death

When Chief Leschi resisted the American occupation by attacking Seattle , he was tried and convicted for murder. His first trial resulted in a hung jury because of the judge’s instruction that killing of combatants during wartime did not constitute murder. He was convicted and sentenced to dea[...]

February 13th, 2015 - 12:51 pm § in The Ave Scene

THE Ave Challenge: Who is Seattle Center Named For?

 It is now four years since there was a proposal to honor our origins as a city by building a longhouse at Seattle Center, nothing has happened! Meanwhile, the statue of the Chief  sits in Downtown Seattle, under the monorail.  Four roads intersect around the micro plot of land beneath the statu[...]

December 18th, 2014 - 4:15 am § in America, Politics, Religion

How White Men Count Coup. Part 2.

The Swifts Find Wives A few months ago I related the odd story of Will and Tom Swift, twin brothers greatly divided by the effects of their father’s death. Will became “The Great Avenger,” determined to kill as many Indians as he could in revenge for the death of father Swift at the hands of [...]

February 6th, 2014 - 6:31 pm § in Misc.

Tulalips Get Authority To Prosecute Non-Indian Domestic Violence Perpetrators In Tribal Courts

Back in 1978, the Supreme Court ruled tribes can’t prosecute non-Indians for crimes committed on reservations, but also said Congress could give tribes such authority. (Oliphant v. Suquamish Tribe) Congress did exactly that in the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, which gives[...]