Indigenous Group Launches Campaign Against New Voting Bills

By Jared Gans, The Hill. -

An advocacy group for Native Americans is putting up billboards in various states to oppose measures that it says would increase voting restrictions. The campaign launched by the Global [...]

Water Protector Locks To Enbridge Pipe Yard Gate On Black Friday

By Giniw Collective, Popular Resistance. -

Backus, MN - This morning, one water protector locked their neck to the gate of one of Enbridge’s massive pipe yards south of Backus, Minnesota, as other rallied and shoppers consumed on Black [...]

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 [...]

‘This Is What Voter Suppression Looks Like’

By Dalton Walker, Indian Country Today. -

Two tribes in South Dakota and a voting rights group are suing four state officials, accusing them of failing to offer adequate voter registration services. The complaint says South Dakota “is [...]

Trump Administration Delays #COVID-19 Relief Funds To Native Americans

By Acee Agoyo, Indianz.com. -

The law, also known as the CARES Act, directs the Department of the Treasury to distribute the $8 billion to tribal governments "not later than 30 days" after its enactment. The deadline has come [...]

Genocide Of Native Americans So Devastating “It Literally Cooled the Planet”

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

The mass genocide of the Native American people by European colonizers during the 15th and 16th centuries—in which an estimated 56 million indigenous people, or 90 percent of the population, were [...]

Native American Leader Leonard Peltier Undergoes Triple Bypass Surgery

By Staff, www.telesurtv.net -

By Staff of Tele Sur - “My chest was opened and they took arteries from my legs and placed them in the blocked arteries. I had to be given a liter of blood,” Peltier wrote. Leonard Peltier, U.S. [...]

Manifesto For A Naïve Activism

By Rev. Billy Talen, www.commondreams.org -

By Rev. Billy Talen for Common Dreams - It is the darkest of times; it is the brightest of times. A mentally ill President slouches toward the nuclear suitcase to mistake a Twitter feed for the [...]

Right-Wing Think Tank Trying To Bring Down The Indian Child Welfare Act. Why?

By Rebecca Clarren, www.invw.org -

By Rebecca Clarren for Investigate West - On the wall above his desk, attorney Timothy Sandefur keeps a copy of The Liberator, a 186-year-old abolitionist newspaper that features an etching of a [...]

Native American Uranium Miners & Trump Budget

By Robert Alvarez, www.thebulletin.org -

By Robert Alvarez for Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists - For minimum wage or less, they blasted open seams, built wooden beam supports in the mine shafts, and dug out ore pieces with picks and [...]

This Native American Tribe Wants To Block Trump’s Wall

By Julie M. Rodriguez, www.care2.com -

By Julie M. Rodriguez for Care 2 - We've heard time and time again about Donald Trump's proposed wall between the U.S. and Mexico and why it's a terrible idea. But there's one potential obstacle [...]

At Standing Rock, A Native American Woman Elder Says The Following

By Ann Wright, www.commondreams.org -

By Ann Wright for Common Dreams - This time I have been at Standing Rock, North Dakota at the Oceti Shakowin camp to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) for four days during a whirlwind of [...]

Pernicious Myths About Native Americans Needing To Be Uprooted Now

By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, www.truth-out.org -

By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz for Truth Out - No collectivity of people in US American society is as enigmatic or misunderstood as Indigenous peoples. From the very first encounters with them five [...]

Video Shows Pickup Truck Plowing Into Native American Rights Protesters

By Sam Levin, www.theguardian.com -

By Sam Levin for The Guardian - Reno police are investigating reports of a pickup truck plowing into a group of Native American rights demonstrators after dramatic video emerged showing the [...]

Letter From Leonard Peltier

By Leonard Peltier, www.americanindiansandfriends.com -

By Leonard Peltier for American Indians and Friends. June 26th marks 41 years since the long summer day when three young men were killed at the home of the Jumping Bull family, near Oglala, [...]

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