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Noose Found on Desk of Louisiana Homeland Security Employee
Society & Culture  (tags: race, politics, freedoms, culture, society, sadness )

- 1913 days ago -
A noose was found Wednesday on the desk of an African-American supervisor at the Louisiana Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, according to the agency's director.
Leonard Peltier Beaten at Canaan Federal Penitentiary!
Society & Culture  (tags: Leonard Peltier, Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, freedoms, crime, culture, society, humans, interesting, news, police, politics, rights, safety, sadness, government, abuse, americans, ethics, cover-up, corruption, ethics, politics, propaganda )

- 1914 days ago -
I am so OUTRAGED! My brother Leonard was severely beaten upon his arrival at the Canaan Federal Penitentiary. When he went into population after his transfer, some inmates assaulted him. The severity of his injuries is that he suffered numerous blows...
Support The Western Shoshone On Inauguration Day!
Society & Culture  (tags: Western Shoshone, Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Inauguration Day, Obama, culture, society, politics, conservation, destruction, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, protection, pollution, news, rights, sadness, amer )

- 1917 days ago -
WHAT ARE YOU DOING ON INAUGURATION DAY? Spend Inauguration Day Supporting the Western Shoshone and the Freedom of Native Religions and Human Rights.
It's Easy To Trace the Trails of Their Tears!
Society & Culture  (tags: Cherokee Nation, Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Genocide, Prejudice, culture, society, ethics, corruption, crime, dishonesty, family, freedoms, humans, interesting, law, news, obituary, rights, religion, sadness, violence, usa, americans, de )

- 1918 days ago -
"THE CHEROKEE Trail of Tears" is a small volume that packs a mighty punch. Many readers will never again be able to look at Andrew Jackson or the state of Georgia in a positive light after reading about one of the most shameful chapters in American...
Jesuit Denies Predatory Priests Sent to Alaska!
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, Native rights, Native Americans, Americans, Religion, Human Rights, culture, society, ethics, crime, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, sadness, rights, religion, usa )

- 1918 days ago -
The head of the Jesuit order for the Northwest today denied the allegation in a new lawsuit that Alaska became a magnet or hiding place for problem priests...
CU-Boulder to Host Panel on Native American Religious Practices and Public Lands in the West Jan. 21
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Education, culture, society, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, rights, sadness, usa )

- 1919 days ago -
The University of Colorado at Boulder's Center of the American West and School of Law will host a panel discussion on "Public Lands, Private Ceremonies: Native American Religious Practices and Public Lands in the West" on Jan. 21...
Care2 Member Olimpia Orozco Sodi´s Memorial
Society & Culture  (tags: death, news, obituary, sadness, Mexico, Olimpia, Orozco, Sodi, Care2 member )

- 1919 days ago -
As all of you know, we were without internet, in the days our host and friend Olimpia crossed de rainbow, so I decided to make a Memorial for her here. I hope you like it. Thanks for your support in hard times MEXICO GROUP
"The Only Good Indian" Movie With KU Ties to Be Screened at Sundance Film Festival!
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Indian Boarding Schools, culture, society, americans, children, education, freedoms, government, humans, internet, news, sadness, rights, safety, violence, usa, ethics, abuse )

- 1921 days ago -
Three University of Kansas professors will show their film this month to influential audiences at the Sundance Film Festival, one of the world's pre-eminent celebrations of independent film. "The Only Good Indian" is one of only 118 movies chosen from...
Helen Cedar Tree, 96, Prized Tribal Heritage, Dies!
Society & Culture  (tags: Northern Arapaho Indians, Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Obituary, culture, society, americans, death, family, humans, interesting, news, sadness )

- 1923 days ago -
CHEYENNE - Helen Cedar Tree, 96, the oldest member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe and a longtime supporter of tribal community and cultural preservation efforts, has died. Ms. Cedar Tree died Saturday of natural causes at a Fort Washakie nursing home...
Swayze, Who Has Pancreatic Cancer, Checked Himself Into Hospital for Pneumonia
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, celebrity, health, media, sadness, illness, healthcare, disease, treatment )

- 1925 days ago -
Actor Patrick Swayze, who has stage IV pancreatic cancer, has checked himself into a hospital for observation because he has pneumonia.Swayze, 56, was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer, which had already spread to his liver, in March 2008. Swayze
Raiding the Polygamists: An Eldorado North of the Border
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime, culture, abuse, family, freedoms, media, sadness, safety, law )

- 1925 days ago -
On Jan. 7, British Columbia Attorney General Wally Oppal ended speculation that the government intended to co-exist with Bountiful by ordering the arrest of settlement spiritual leaders Blackmore, 52 is alleged to have as many as 26 wives and 108 child
What If a Small City Disappeared?
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, Canadian Indians, Canadian Native Women, crime, culture, society, ethics, family, humans, interesting, news, rights, sadness, women )

- 1926 days ago -
If 18,000 women in Canada went missing, would people take notice? The equivalent number of women in terms of Canada's national Aboriginal population has gone missing since 1957. Many were murdered. Few were found alive. A lot are still unaccounted for.
The State of Sequoyah: "Indian Territory Proposed as Sequoyah"!
Society & Culture  (tags: Cherokee Nation, Indians, Native Americans, American Indians, Genocide, culture, society, americans, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, interesting, news, rights, sadness, usa )

- 1926 days ago -
The U.S. government attempted to abolish the governments of the Five Civilized Tribes effective March 4, 1906. This was through the Curtis Act. Most of the members of the United States Congress were in favor of Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory...
Search Continues for Family
Society & Culture  (tags: Missing Persons, Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, culture, society, crime, americans, family, interesting, news, humans, police, sadness, safety, usa )

- 1927 days ago -
Big Horn County authorities continued searching for a family missing since late December, but there was no new information or developments in the case Wednesday, a Big Horn County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said...
Unsolved Murders on Tribal Land to Be Reopened
Society & Culture  (tags: Yakama Nation, Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, culture, society, crime, murder, news, interesting, americans, ethics, death, humans, police, sadness )

- 1930 days ago -
More than 15 years has passed since Shari Dee Sampson Elwell's strangled and sexually mutilated body was found in a remote area of the Yakama reservation, but the family is still awaiting closure in the case. Her homicide capped a decade-long string...

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