Tag Archives: Native Americans

‘Idle No More': Indigenous Peoples Urgent Environmental And Human Rights Message

Idle No More Flash Mob outside of the Vancouver Convention Center on December 27, 2012.

It is being called the largest indigenous mass mobilization in recent history. ‘Idle No More’ is an Indigenous Peoples Movement Spreading across N.America and the world with an urgent environmental and Human Rights message You may not have heard yet of the ‘Idle No More’ movement, but you will; it’s momentum has been steadily growing…more »

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Why I Care About Israel’s Occupation Of Palestine

Palestinian Land Loss 1946-2000  Native American Land Loss 1850-1990

From my writing and activism over the past few weeks, some students have asked why I am so interested in the illegal American-Israeli occupation of Palestine. It seems as though it is weird for me to be concerned about the international human rights conflict in which I am most heavily implicated — both as an…more »

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Lakotas Defend Land From Tarsand Profitiers

Aaron Huey, partners with Ernesto Yerena and Shepard Fairey Poster Campaign in their project, Honor the Treaties

Written by Brenda Norrell The Pine Ridge Project is a collaborative effort between photographer Aaron Huey and artists Shepard Fairey and Ernesto Yerena, taking the stoy of the Lakota and other tribes fighting for treaty rights, straight to the public in the form of street posters and billboards. Lakotas arrested blocking tarsands trucks on Lakota…more »

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My Assimilation

Alvaro Sosa at University of California Santa Cruz

Written by Alvaro Sosa A Place To Play Marbles The first thing I noticed when I came into this country was the landscape, how everything seemed to be covered in cement, so much so that I looked around for a patch of dirt, but the only place I could find was the small circular patch…more »

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Peace Is A Poisoned Word

Matt deMaic

Different Perspectives On September 23, 2011, Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, took the podium at the UN General Assembly in New York City after submitting Palestine’s application for full membership in the UN. During the impassioned speech he affirmed that “The goal of the Palestinian people is the realization of their inalienable national…more »

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Honor The Treaties

Palestinian Land Loss 1946-2000     Native American Land Loss 1850-1990

Patterns are as frustrating as The Yellow Wallpaper As elegant as Science As neat and tidy as Auschwitz and as current as they are past and future. ~ Kali Rubaii “The operations of General Hancock,” Black Whiskers Sanborn informed the Secretary of the Interior, “have been so disastrous to the public interests, and at the…more »

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