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Remembering the Wounded Knee Massacre
Society & Culture  (tags: Chief Spotted Elk, Big Foot, Wounded Knee Massacre, dark page of history, sorrow, genocide, American Indian, Native American, Sioux )

Dandelion
- 125 days ago - history.com
Chief Spotted Elk was shot where he lay on the ground. Boys who only moments before were playing leapfrog were mowed down. Well over 200 to 300 Indians were murdered, nearly half the victims were women and children.
Remembering the Life and Legacy of John Trudell
Society & Culture  (tags: John Trudell, death, taken his journey, Trail of Broken Treaties, BIA, Santee Dakota, Indian Country, poet, activist, human rights, music, free thinker, visionary, greatness, sadness, Native American, American Indian, AIM )

Dandelion
- 146 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
It is with a heavy and sad heart that I am informing of the passing of one of our greatest voices that came out of Indian Country in our time. He was and always will be my inspiration and I hold him in deep respect. I can say no more the pain is deep.
UN to Investigate Plight of US Native Americans for First Time
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, American Indian, Native American, Alaska Native, Hawaiian, indigenous people, UN, Special Rapporteur, James Anaya, UN declaration on the rights of indigeno )

Evelyn
- 203 days ago - theguardian.com
The UN human rights inquiry will focus on the living conditions of the 2.7 million Native Americans living in the US. The UN mission is potentially contentious, with some US conservatives likely to object to international interference in domestic matters
Encourage American Indian Education ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, protection, American Indian, education )

Cher
- 1001 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
50% of American Indians live below the poverty line, and only 17% of their high school graduates will pursue higher-education. Stand with organizations like the American Indian College Fund and support their education.
Honoring Elouise Cobell, Yellow Bird Woman, A Great Leader
Society & Culture  (tags: Elouise Cobell, Yellow Bird Woman, American Indian, Blackfeet Nation, leader, Indian Trust Funds, United States Government, Cobell v. Salazar, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Found )

Dandelion
- 1304 days ago - nytimes.com
Like many great American Indian leaders in history, she has earned fame for a basic reason. She put herself last as she pursued justice first on behalf of other people. If you are a woman of substance, you speak your mind unafraid of the consequences.
Time to Get Crazy
Society & Culture  (tags: Crazy Horse, Tasunke Witko, American Indian, Native American, Dominent Culture, Capitalism, hoarding, exploitation, redistribution, respect, communal ethic, greed )

Dandelion
- 1397 days ago - truthdig.com
Native societies, redistributed wealth to gain respect, and those who hoarded were detested, they upheld a communal ethic that had to be obliterated and replaced with the greed, ceaseless exploitation of the self in order to fuel capitalist expansion.
Please Sign: Tell FBI to Investigate Vern's KKK Marks as Possible Hate Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: hate crime, KKK marks, Lakota Sioux, Vern Traversie, justice, FBI investigation, abuse, americans, ethics, safety, rights, humans, news, violence, health, Native American, American Indian )

Susan
- 1459 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Vern Traversie went to SD's Rapid City Regional for heart surgery and left with what appears to be deep cuts marks spelling out "KKK." This and other reports of abuse warrant investigation into a possible hate crime against this Lakota Sioux elder.
ReThinking Columbus Banned In Tucson
Society & Culture  (tags: Rethinking Columbus, Book Banning, Schools, Education, American Indian, Native American, indigeneous, struggle, history )

Dandelion
- 1565 days ago - rethinkingschoolsblog.wordpress.com
We need to hear from those whose lands and rights were taken away by those who "discovered" them. Their stories tell of 500 years of courageous struggle, and the lasting wisdom of native peoples. Is key to understand the same injustices happening today.
Adopt-A-Native-Elder Program
Society & Culture  (tags: Dine, Elders, American Indian, Adopt A Elder Program, giveaway )

Dandelion
- 1778 days ago - anelder.org
The Program supports the traditional Elders who live in the cultural and spiritual traditions of The Dine' People. Program provides food, simple medicines, clothing, fabric, and yarns to help these Elders live on the Land in their traditional lifestyle.
Waccamaw Tribe Gathers for Annual Pauwau | SCNow
Society & Culture  (tags: native american, american indian, waccamaw, South Carolina, arts, children, culture, education, ethics, family, freedoms, interesting, law, news, religion, rights, society )

Chakwaina
- 2713 days ago - scnow.com
"I would love to see the day when we, the Waccamaw People, would automatically be recognized and included. Today, we have come a long way but there are still many things that we can't take part in," Chief Harold Hatcher said. "We look to the time when we
AIM Leader Vernon Bellecourt Dies at 75
Society & Culture  (tags: obit, AIM, American Indian, Native American, mascots, culture, obituary, racism )

Chakwaina
- 3125 days ago - hosted.ap.org
Vernon Bellecourt - whose Objibwe name WaBun-Inini means Man of Dawn - was a member of Minnesota's White Earth band and was an international spokesman for the AIM Grand Governing Council based in Minneapolis.
JUNE 21 SET FOR 2007 NATIONAL PRAYER DAY FOR NATIVE SACRED PLACES
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, American Indian, Native, Indian, Indigenous, First Nations, First People, Sacred Sites, culture, religion, world )

Jo
- 3240 days ago - unobserver.com
Observances and ceremonies will be held across the country on June 21 to mark the 2007 National Day of Prayer to Protect Native American Sacred Places. The exact times and days for public commemorations are listed below.
Native American Tribes Speak Out About Climate Change
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, American Indian, Native, Indian, Indigenous, culture, religion, climate change )

Jo
- 3240 days ago - boston.com
From New Hampshire to California, Native American leaders are speaking out more forcefully about the danger of climate change.
   

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