Mdewakanton court case history: A fight over tribal identity
Submitted by Lori Carlson on March 13, 2009 – 11:09am. By Lori Carlson, Editor A federal judgeâ€™s April deadline has galvanized a group claiming it represents â€œlineal descendentsâ€ of the original occupants of tribal land in Prior Lake. The group, Minnesota Mdewakanton Dakota Oyate (MMDO), has fought the U.S. government through the court system, claiming […]
David Martinez Presenting: Celebrate the debut of Dakota Philosopher at Birchbark Books.
David Martinez Presenting Friday, March 6 @ 7pm Celebrate the debut of Dakota Philosopher–Charles Eastman and American Indian Thought, David Martinez’s new critical study of the early Dakota author. Charles Eastman straddled two worlds in his life and writing. The author of Indian Boyhood was raised in the traditional way after the 1862 U.S.-Dakota War […]
Asking you for your solidarity in the struggle to return Coldwater Springs to the Dakota Nation
FORWARD ON to networks, listserves, allies, people– local and beyond! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Hello to those acting in solidarity with the Dakota Nation: I’m writing to ask you for your solidarity in the struggle to return Coldwater Springs to the Dakota Nation.Â Please sign the petition linked below, and […]
Preserve Camp Coldwater
COLD WATER: The first public meeting will be Monday February 23, from 5-9 p.m
“The first public meeting will be Monday, February 23, from 5-9 p.m. in the auditorium of the VA Hospital in Minneapolis. It will focus on getting Public comment on future reuse and restoration of the Camp Coldwater Property (former Bureau of Mines). A second public meeting is tentatively scheduled for April 13. A letter announcing […]
First Meeting about Cold Water, public is welcome. Feb 23rd from 5-9 pm.
“The first public meeting will be Monday, February 23, from 5-9 p.m. in the auditorium of the VA Hospital in Minneapolis. It will focus on getting Public comment on future reuse and restoration of the Camp Coldwater Property (former Bureau of Mines). A second public meeting is tentatively Scheduled for April 13. A letter announcing […]
Community meetings to decide what happens to Coldwater Springs.
Han Mitakuyapi, I just received an email from Steven Johnson, who is one of the officials helping to organize the community meetings to decide what happens to Coldwater Springs.Â They have the meeting scheduled: “The first public meeting will be Monday, February 23, from 5-9 p.m. in the auditorium of the VA Hospital in Minneapolis. […]
Who else is wearing homeland security.
Who’s Wearing The HOMELAND SECURITY FIGHTING TERRORISM SINCE 1492 T Shirts? Johnny Depp, with his bodyguard at his side, paid a one-hour visit to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday, May 16th. Johnny is wearing sunglasses, a trucker hat, his favorite camo shirt, and a black “Homeland Security” tee shirt that honors Native Americans. […]
Dakota Reclaim Coldwater – Day One
Added 3:43 [TRANSLATED] Dakota Reclaim Coldwater – Day One Four Days of Ceremony at Coldwater Springs in the Bdote Area of Minneapolis – St. Paul. … 4 months ago alliesms
Jim Anderson at Cold Water Spring day three.
Added 1:57 [TRANSLATED] Day Three – Dakota Reclaiming Coldwater Jim Anderson seeks support for Day Four, September 4, 2008 … 4 months ago
Traditional Arts. For more information visit the National Museum of the American Indianâ€™s.
Media only: Leonda Levchuk (202) 633-6613 Eileen Maxwell (202) 633-6615 Media Web site: http://newsdesk.si.edu National Museum of the American Indian Hosts Multicultural Festival as Part of Inaugural Events The Smithsonianâ€™s National Museum of the American Indian will host â€œOut of Many: A Multicultural Festival of Music, Dance and Storyâ€ from Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009, through […]
Crying Indain Commerical. This is an old commerical, where are we now?
Added 0:54 CRYING INDIAN :*( 10,965 views ScoooobzTuuuube
Jim Anderson: Day Three – Dakota Reclaiming Coldwater
Roland Morris Sr. –Tired of watching his family die.
Roland John Morris, Sr. Fall, 1998 What made this Tribal Elder want to work against Tribal government and federal Indian Policy? Roland John Morris, Sr., tried of watching his family die, asked Senators in Washington DC to step away from current Federal Indian policy and begin to treat all men equally. Read his story below. […]
Update On The 38+2 Ride
Dakota 38+2 Ride on the way to Mankato Submitted by Ellen Feuerhelm on Thu, 2008-12-18 11:33. Today we arrived the American Legion in Pipestone, Minnesota to help serve breakfast to the riders.Â It was amazing to see all the people.Â Isaiah Miller from Pine Ridge said “My father Jim Miller had a dream and he […]
It’s bad enough that Bush officials went behind the backs of the >>American people with this disastrous scheme
>>Please FORWARD my message to everyone you know and help block >>this outrageous giveaway of our natural heritage. Thank you for >>doing your part to save this natural treasure. — Robert Redford >> >> >>* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * […]
To All who are interested in the current develops regarding Coldwater Spring:
Mitakuyepi, To All who are interested in the current develops regarding Coldwater Spring: Here is the letter recently sent out from The National Park Service that we have posted on our Preserve Camp Coldwater Coalition website (www.preservecampcoldwatercoalition.org). We also have the Coldwater Coalitions comments to the Draft EIS posted that was submitted by our attorney, […]
Native Nations: Standing Together for Civil Rights
Native Nations: Standing Together for Civil Rights Presented by the National Council of Churches USA, produced by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Native Nations, hosted by Peter Coyote, chronicles the American Indiansâ€™ struggle for civil rights, and the creation of the National Indian Lutheran Board to raise funds and awareness for that struggle.Â From […]
National Park Service to restore land near Fort Snelling Land near Fort Snelling includes spring
National Park Service to restore land near Fort Snelling Land near Fort Snelling includes spring By Dennis Lien email@example.com Updated: 12/03/2008 11:11:07 PM CST The former federal Bureau of Mines campus near Fort Snelling should be cleared of abandoned buildings and managed by the National Park Service as part of the Mississippi National River and […]
From Jeanne Hollingsworth / update on Coldwater.
Hi All, I spoke with Steve Johnson of the National Park Service yesterday and a decision for the preferred alternative has been made for the Bureau of Mines Property and Coldwater Spring to be owned and managed in perpetuity by the National Park Service.Â A letter will be sent out to those on their mailing […]
Shakopee concedes tribal expansion fight. . . for now
Shakopee is backing down from a legal fight over the expansion of the nearby Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. By DAVID PETERSON, Star Tribune Last update: December 3, 2008 – 3:55 PM The city of Shakopee is backing away from its fight to stop the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community from widening the borders of its reservation […]
Native American Day, going, going, gone….
National Heritage Day honors American Indians, kind of.. "..more Americans Indians than any other group, per capita, serve in the U.S. military.." By MARY HUDETZ – 4 days ago PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For the first time, federal legislation has set aside the day after Thanksgiving — for this year only — to honor the […]
One Dollar Coin to feature Native American Indian.
By MATTHEW HEALEY Published: November 27, 2008 Corn, beans and squash â€” the â€œthree sistersâ€ of Native American agricultural tradition â€” will appear on the nationâ€™s one-dollar coins next year, in a design to be announced Friday by the United States Mint. By the dictates of an act that Congress passed last year, the reverse […]
VIDEO: Native American poverty in the US
“It aint a tragedy to me, it’s just every day life to a Lakota” Native Americans in the US state of Dakota are being driven to alcohol abuse and suicide.Â In this special report highlighting poverty issues in the United States, Al Jazeera’s John Cookson meets a community of native Americans in South Dakota and […]
Pine Ridge and Crow Creek Please read this too.