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Posts Tagged ‘Native Americans’

February 12th, 2017 - 11:27 am § in Misc.

Lincoln’s Birthday: Lincoln’s racism

Mark Cochran FACEBOOK This picture is of 39 men that were ordered to be executed by Abraham Lincoln for treaty violations(hunting off of their assigned reservation)Yes the “Great Emancipator” as the history books so fondly referred to him as. Authorities in Minnesota asked President Lin[...]

December 9th, 2016 - 1:16 am § in America, Environment, Hypocrisy


  Mary Anne Campbell I just heard from a client who trains her horses in North Dakota. She has another side of this story from the other people who live in this community. While I absolutely stand with the principles being defended at Standing Rock, I think it’s very apparent this year that [...]

November 27th, 2016 - 1:50 pm § in Environment, Misc.

The Impasse in North Dakota

Will Winter Wilt the Protests? At some point, facts become less important than the symbolism of protest. The facts about real environmental damage or legal issues relating to property do not matter in North Dakota.  A bridge has become the front line of this fight. Passionate news flares across FAC[...]

November 15th, 2016 - 10:38 am § in Environment

What Standing Rock is all about


October 10th, 2016 - 11:47 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle’s less than celebratory day

From The Seattle Times: Monday, Oct. 10, is Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Seattle, which the city has been celebrating since 2014. Here are a few events happening around the area: 1. United Indians of All Tribes Foundation celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, Oct. 10, with three events. A cel[...]

July 1st, 2016 - 8:19 am § in Misc.

Native Americans protest Redskins’ name


June 7th, 2016 - 1:09 pm § in The Ave Scene

150th Anniversary of the death of Chief Seattle

Chief Seattle .. he is buried across the Sound. This statue of the Chief sits in Downtown Seattle, under the monorail. Four roads intersect around the tiny plot of concrete and grass beneath the statue. Cars and trucks spew fumes and only a daring pedestrian would try to cross the street to look c[...]

April 22nd, 2016 - 12:20 pm § in America

Why Ethnic identity and race are NOT the same things.

There is no DNA test to prove you’re Native American’   By Linda Geddes “People think there is a DNA test to prove you are Native American. There isn’t” DNA testing is changing how Native Americans think about tribal membership. Yet anthropologist Kim Tallbear…  tells Linda Gedde[...]

March 5th, 2016 - 7:51 am § in Jews, Misc.

A Member of the First People of Canada Argues For The rights of Jews to Israel

Why is this important? It is important to indigenous people because we cannot allow the argument that conquerors can become indigenous. If we, as other indigenous people, allow that argument to be made, then we are delegitimising our own rights.   If conquerors can become indigenous, then the whit[...]