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TAKE ACTION NOW! Relieve the Suffering of Native American Tribe - ForceChange


Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, indigenous rights, OLakota Sioux, poverty, politics, news )

Cal
- 168 days ago - forcechange.com
Help the Lakota Sioux in South Dakota, where they experience some of the worst living conditions in the Western Hemisphere.



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Chaz Berlusconi (72)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 4:02 am
signed
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 4:02 am
N&S.Thank you.
 

Ben Oscarsito (353)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 4:05 am
Done!
 

Kerstin Strobl (330)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 4:16 am
signed
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 4:19 am
Done!
 

John S. (297)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 4:19 am
Noted.
 

Floodedarea Please Help (220)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 4:45 am
Done!
 

Franshisca Dearmas (97)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 5:12 am
Noted and signed. TY Cal
 

Christeen Anderson (476)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 5:38 am
N&S
 

Barbara V. (165)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 5:40 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Natasha Salgado (511)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 6:06 am
S+S-thx Cal
 

Cynthia Davis (340)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 6:11 am
signed
 

Debbie Williamson (261)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 8:40 am
Signed and shared. Thanks, Cal.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 9:23 am
Done
 

FranNOMAILPLS Darcy (213)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 11:24 am
done
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (43)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 2:08 pm
S&N;thanks for sharing
 

Bartlomiej T. (307)
Thursday February 6, 2014, 2:57 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks, Cal.
 

Andrew C. (5)
Friday February 7, 2014, 12:05 am
N&S, thanks Cal
 

Emma S. (225)
Friday February 7, 2014, 12:39 am
Done! Thanks, Cal.
 

Alfred Donovan (44)
Friday February 7, 2014, 1:37 am
This is shocking these poor Indians have suffered much and thing's need changing.
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Friday February 7, 2014, 1:48 am
noted and signed
 

A F. (130)
Friday February 7, 2014, 3:26 am
thank you
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Friday February 7, 2014, 4:22 am
petition signed
 

Arild Warud (159)
Friday February 7, 2014, 5:07 am
Signed,TY Cal.
 

Angelus Silesius (66)
Friday February 7, 2014, 6:05 am
I do sympathize with the Lakota..HOWEVER, when i sent boxes of clothing donations which i bought from local thrift shops, i received a nasty response from one of their revered medicine men. The same clothes i wear i bought for them and received extreme ungratitude, even hostility. The same medicine man wanted me to send cash to a local Walmart directly to him even though i had a company matching gift program to a an offical registered charity. The same medicine man also wanted hundreds of dollars to say prayers for a friend of his who was dying when he was notified.
 

Cynthia no frwd B. (261)
Friday February 7, 2014, 10:26 am
Signed Give the Lakota back their dignity and their land
It is time to do the right thing America
Angelus I would contact someone else this person sounds very shady and there is always a bad apple in place to taint any program, especially when one asks for money
 

Aaron Bouchard (125)
Friday February 7, 2014, 10:35 am
signed and noted thanks
 

Dori C. (14)
Friday February 7, 2014, 12:19 pm
signed.
 

Debbie S. (33)
Friday February 7, 2014, 12:25 pm
Signed!
 

tasunka m. (334)
Friday February 7, 2014, 12:35 pm
signed, i get urgent emails from them every winter about old people freezing to death!!
thanks
 

Kamia T. (66)
Friday February 7, 2014, 12:36 pm
None of the First People's tribes have, so far, been truly compensated for all of the stealing and decimation of peoples and cultures that they have endured. Some of the saddest living arrangements I ever saw was when I took my daughter through the Reservations of the Apache & Navajo while traveling near the Grand Canyon. We shouldn't encourage or enable alcoholism or conning, but we absolutely need to do SOMETHING to restore what was taken!
 

AniMae Chi (392)
Friday February 7, 2014, 1:05 pm
Your signature has been recorded.

THANK YOU Cynthia B. for forwarding
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Friday February 7, 2014, 1:15 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Cal.
 

norma laborie (31)
Friday February 7, 2014, 1:44 pm
signed
 

Patsy Olive (0)
Friday February 7, 2014, 2:05 pm
N & S.
 

Birgit W. (140)
Friday February 7, 2014, 2:47 pm
Signed, thank you.
 

Shirley S. (172)
Friday February 7, 2014, 9:46 pm
N&S
 

Inge Bjorkman (129)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 2:35 am
Signed

Love
 

Elisa F. (233)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 2:51 am
N&S. Thanks, Cal.
 

Maria S. (102)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 4:03 am
Your signature has been recorded. Thanks Cal!
 

Laura Martin (5)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 5:34 am
Done :)
 

. (0)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 6:17 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Marija Mohoric (49)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 7:26 am
done, tks Cal
 

Michela m. (3812)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 8:10 am
S&N
 

pam w. (191)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 9:20 am
Done!
 

Dimitris Dallis (2)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 9:40 am
Shall I write done also? Boring... :)
 

Dandelion G. (381)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 9:47 am
Angelus Silesius: Please understand that even within the native people's there are those who Walk in a good way and those who do not. The native people themselves will be the first to say this as they are taken in by their own and robbed. They have learned too well what the Dominant Culture also knows, that there are kind and generous people and their are some ready to scam and take you for everything you have.

There are Ministers, Preachers, and Teachers in the Dominant Society that are found out to be less than and have been sent to jail for crimes. There are too many people running around claiming they are Medicine Men or Pipe Carriers that are not, and they might not even be Native American either. So with anything, please be very careful who you are dealing with. There are many legitimate organizations that accept help from the public and are most grateful. Please contact me and I will give you some legitimate places to work with and I assure you if you do your donation will be received with much gratitude.

Now I know you've been burned, and I've seen you leave this comment before, but please do not allow this bad experience take away from the true need of many who suffer. Just because one black person treated you poorly would you equate that as all black people are rude and disrespectful or say a white person had scammed you, no you say, don't deal with that particular Organization, no say I tried to help a white person once, or a caucasian once, or an Irishman or French woman once and I was robbed and disrespected.

Thanks Cal and bless your heart I most certainly signed.
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (177)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 10:27 am
petycja podpisana
 

linda b. (190)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 10:46 am
Still the Native American people suffer, it's a downright disgrace,Signed thanks Cal and well said Dandelion.
 

Ben B. (39)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 7:56 pm
It is distressing that our fellow human beings live in such appalling conditions. It is disgraceful that First Nations peoples should continue to suffer. Well resourced, bilaterally negotiated, accepted and implemented intervention plans may assist in remedying the surface indicators of distress, but much deeper work is probably needed to restore personal and communal self-esteem..., it is a long road, but every journey begins with the first step.
 

Ben B. (39)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 8:00 pm
I forgot to mention that if tangible opportunity is created, hope may be restored. The destruction of hope is soul destroying.
 

Ellyn S. (43)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 8:12 pm
Noted, signed and shared. Thanks for posting, Cal.
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (276)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 8:28 pm
Your signature has been recorded Thanks for sharing Dandelion
 

Edith B. (142)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 9:02 pm
Noted, signed and shared. Thanks, Sheryl, for sharing this.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 9:03 pm
Gladly signed and noted!
 

Debbie S. (33)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 9:10 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Cal!
 

Lynn Squance (226)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 9:23 pm
Absolutely signed.

No matter the country or continent, it seems that the aboriginal peoples are the ones treated as, Keith Oberlemann referred to the Sochi dogs, "biological trash". Enough!!!!!
 

Mary T. (280)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 9:35 pm
Thank you Cal - signed and noted
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 10:11 pm
Thank you! (s, n, p, t)
 

Ros G. (88)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 10:27 pm
Thanks for the forward Dandelion...signed with pleasure
 

Sherri G. (111)
Saturday February 8, 2014, 11:32 pm
Signed and Noted TY Dandelion.
 

Ruth catchin up M. (252)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:02 am
Well said Dandelion and thanks for forwarding. It's about time Native Americans were treated with the respect they deserve instead of 2nd class,or lower, citizens after all the clue is in the word NATIVE !!!
 

Irene S. (59)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 3:45 am
Such a shame for one of the richest countries. Signed of course.
 

john byrne (52)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 4:23 am

Having personally made contact with Dennis [ the menace] Daugaards office in South Dakota to ask for his input in regard to the neglect & abuse of the First Nation he must be walking with the response as there is no sign of it as of yet, perhaps he feels its none of my business as Im from outside the Dakota voting area. Human Rights has no boundary or timeline and we will not be silenced or ignored. Dennis choses to ignore the meaning of his own surname which comes from DIEU TE GARDE which is God protect you, pity his heart & his mind are so closed to embrace the fullness of this.
 

Mike M. (55)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 5:41 am
Truly a disgrace. N&S
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 6:16 am
Signed.
 

Pat B. (354)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 7:22 am
Thank you, signed.
 

Gary A L. (132)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 9:42 am
of course signed and noted thank you for the opportunity
 

Angelika R. (146)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 1:17 pm
Signed of course, though, donating is still the best action to take in order to help them! there are plenty ways for doing so. thx for posting!
 

Susan Allen (221)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 4:14 pm
Noted, signed and shared
 

Kristen belue (0)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 5:05 pm
noted
 

Nancy C. (797)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 8:38 pm
We are only as strong as our weakest link and shame on us that we have not atoned for creating weaknesses. There is so much to learn and nurture in the arenas that our country (and many others) have neglected, ignored, shunned and even abused. Shame on us. I know we little folks do what we can. Gotta get the big guns to put down their guns and pick up and distribute their greedy loot. Thanx Cal
 

Gina Caracci (231)
Sunday February 9, 2014, 8:49 pm
There is enough on this planet for everyone...the white man is so greedy and destructive and is JEALOUS of those who are move evolved...soi therefore they must conquer and control..
disgusting
breaks my heart
Im so sorry
 

aaron b. (12)
Monday February 10, 2014, 12:26 am
signed and comment on and will forward x
 

Carol D. (104)
Monday February 10, 2014, 9:04 am
The monstrosities may have happened a long time ago but its about time they cleaned up their act and compensated these people gave them back decent living conditions and self respect

signed & noted
 

Deborah Ann W. (239)
Monday February 10, 2014, 12:49 pm
Noted, signed and shared. Thank you Cal for posting and Dandelion for sharing.
 

Jude Hand (58)
Wednesday February 12, 2014, 6:53 pm
Hmmm. As an American, how we've treated our true natives shames, embarrasses and saddens me greatly. I honestly don't know what else to say. For what it's worth, I signed and tweeted the petition. Thanks, Cal and Dandelion.
 

. (0)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 2:24 pm
Done
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 3:37 pm
signed & noted
 
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