Indigenous People’s Day Reminds Us To Acknowledge And Support Indigenous Struggles

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Today is Indigenous Peoples Day. Across the country, a growing number of cities and states are recognizing this day in place of the traditional Columbus Day. This change reflects the growing [...]

Native Genocide, Native Liberation

By Eve Ottenberg, Counterpunch -

The scope of violence against Native people in the United States is truly staggering. In fact, it would be safe to say the historical genocide never ended. It is ongoing. It is the violence of [...]

The Horrific Truths About Indian Boarding Schools Are Gaining Attention

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Due in part to Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the horrific truths about what children and their families endured and the graves of the children who were murdered in the residential [...]

Seneca Nation Statement On Discovery Of Indigenous Children’s Remains

By Seneca Nation of Indians, Indian County Today. -

Seneca Nation President Matthew Pagels issued the following statement regarding the discovery of the remains of 215 children buried on the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in [...]

Sit-In To Mourn 215 Children Buried At Residential School

By Dilshad Burman, Toronto City News. -

Toronto, Canada - A small group of people rallied Monday in front of the statue of Egerton Ryerson on the Ryerson University campus to stage a sit-in mourning the 215 children found buried at the [...]

Gun Violence Starts At The Top

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

Mass shootings happen with appalling regularity in the United States. It is bad enough that recent shootings took place in Atlanta, Boulder, and Indianapolis, but the horror is always followed by [...]

California Truth, Healing Council Begins Historic Work

By Kolby KickingWoman, Indian Country Today. -

Two years ago, California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a formal apology to tribes in the state for atrocities committed against them and for the history of genocide and oppression they endured. He [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The California Genocide No One Talks About

By Robert Scheer, ScheerPost.com. -

UCLA history professor Benjamin Madley’s book An American Genocide: The United States and the California Catastrophe 1846-1873 details the killing of tens of thousands of Native Americans as the [...]

How Hitler Found His Blueprint For A German Empire

By David Carroll Cochran, Waging Nonviolence. -

Native peoples in the United States continue to struggle for justice. While this year brought some important victories, such as Washington’s NFL team finally dropping its racist name and logo, [...]

When Is An obelisk Not Just An Obelisk?

By Elena Ortiz, The Red Nation. -

New Mexico - When I was a child, my dad and I would sometimes walk down to Santa Fe Plaza, especially on cool autumn afternoons. We would get Cokes from Woolworth’s. My father would visit with [...]

Shifting Our Comfort Zones To Face The Realities Of Colonization, American Genocide And Slavery

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Clearing the FOG co-hosts, Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, interviewed Jean-Luc Pierite, a member of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe from New Orleans. Pierite is president of the North American Indian [...]

Decolonization Requires Black, Brown And Indigenous Voices At The Forefront

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Native Americans and allies recently commemorated the 50th Annual National Day of Mourning at Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts. Next year will be the 400th anniversary of the pilgrims landing as [...]

50th National Day Of Mourning

By United American Indians of New England, UAINE.org. -

An annual tradition since 1970, Day of Mourning is a solemn, spiritual and highly political day. Many of us fast from sundown the day before through the afternoon of that day (and have a social [...]

The Two Faces Of America

By Tim Giago, Indianz.com. -

America has parallel histories, which it displays by wearing two faces. The first face is that of a near-perfect country filled with honest, hardworking American patriots, a country where all [...]

How To Have A Guilt-Free Thanksgiving

By K. J.Noh, Popular Resistance. -

Millions of people over the US will be gathering on Thanksgiving to share a meal together and to give thanks for the people and the blessings in their lives.  As you gather, it’s important to [...]

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