Carlisle Indian Industrial School Farmhouse to Be Preserved
The farmhouse on the Carlisle Indian Industrial School grounds will be preserved and not demolished according to the Farmhouse Coalition, a group of Carlisle descendants, relatives and friends.
If you blame Native American communities for their poverty, remember that the entire continent was stolen from them.
If you blame Black American communities for their relative poverty, remember that Black Americans were stolen from a continent, trafficked, and enslaved for nearly 300 years.
Tell me again about how your family ‘started from nothing’ when they immigrated. Didn’t they start from whiteness? Seems like a pretty good start.
The American Dream required dual genocides, but tell me again about fairness and equal opportunity. Tell me about democracy, modeled after the Iroquois Confederacy. Tell me your proud heritage, and I will show you the violence that made it so.
Native American rapper looks to break stereotypes
Frank Waln and his mother used to go for long walks on their South Dakota reservation. One evening about a decade ago, when Waln was 12, he saw an object in a ditch that caught the last bit of sunlight.
Native American sues Indiana prison over religion
A Native American is asking a federal judge to order the state to allow him and others to exercise their religion in an Indiana prison.
Daniel Littlepage says in a class action lawsuit that Native Americans’ worship ceremonies were terminated at the Miami Correctional Facility in 2013 because there were no outside volunteers to lead them.
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The Winnemem Wintu of the McCloud River have paid once already, losing our lands, our river and our salmon. We received no compensation when the dam flooded us out, and then were told we’re not Indians any more.
A higher dam will drown more of our ceremonial sites, including the grounds of our Balas Chonas (Coming of Age ceremony), which make us who we are.
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