Ecology-Democracy Network.

KFAI’s Indian Uprising, July 6, 2008 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. CDT #272 Ecology-Democracy Network. The EDN is a new organizing experiment leading to a new political party. Its primary goal is to establish ecological whole-cost accounting in Minnesota. The network will follow the Precautionary Principle (do no harm), which will be reflected in a […]

Kahentinetha Horn hospitalized after attack

(photo attached in jpeg) Photo Kahentinetha Horn hospitalized after attack by border special forces Kahentinetha Horn, publisher of Mohawk Nation News, hospitalized with a heart attack on June 14, 2008, after being attacked by special forces in Canada at the Cornwall/Akwesasne border. Photo by Sagowaiaks. By Brenda Norrell Censored News http://www.bsnorrell.blogspot.com/ CORNWALL, Ontario — Kahentinetha […]

Sioux Tribe to open new casino

Officials for the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe believe their plans for a casino on the shore of Lake Oahe in central South Dakota will create jobs and generate essential revenue for programs on the financially strapped reservation. The tribe is considering several casino locations, including one in Stanley County on the west side of the […]

Part black.. Part white.. Part Indian? ~Bradley Sumpter

I was just sitting here thinking that I have never heard anyone say “I am part white” or “I’m 1/4 black”I thought of this after a friend of mine said “I am like 1/6 Native American”. Who is keeping track of all these records of who is how much? Is it Whites? is it Indians? When […]

New Zealand Maori sign major grievance settlement

Seven indigenous Maori tribes signed New Zealand’s largest-ever settlement Wednesday over grievances arising from 19th century losses of lands, forests and fisheries during European settlement of the country.The $319 million Treelords agreement will transfer ownership of 435,000 acres of plantation forest and forest rents from the central government to the central North Island tribes.Hundreds of […]

Duluth Bridge Renamed For American Indian Vets.

Duluth bridge renamed for American Indian vets Associated Press Last update: June 29, 2008 – 9:26 AM Featured comment Close comment Way to go, Duluth! DULUTH, Minn. – A highway bridge in Duluth has been renamed in honor of American Indian war veterans. A dedication ceremony on Saturday made official that the Highway 23 bridge […]

War in Virginia and U.S. against Native Americans

Barry Carter barryc@indigenousway.net There is a war going in the state of Virginia and the United States against Native Americans.    Virginia is on the front lines of this war and Prince William county is the front lines in VA. There are 70,000 Native Americans under attack as I write. In 2008 over two dozen anti-Native […]

Bison are back in MN! (VIDEO)

Bison return to Minnesota prairies   Bison are once again roaming free on the prairies of Minnesota.The release of the large animals is part of the state’s sesquicentennial celebration. The bison were released onto 220 acres of land in Washington County Saturday morning. More than 200 people showed up to see the return of the […]

Contaminated Site in Cass Lake

seeks Superfund site fix ASSOCIATED PRESS, Worthington Daily Globe Published Thursday, June 19, 2008 BEMIDJI , Minn. (AP) – The Environmental Protection Agency has ordered the owner of a contaminated site in Cass Lake to come up with a permanent cleanup plan. Ever since the St. Regis Paper Company plant was shut down in 1985, […]

More Prejudice Toward American Indains

> Survey Finds More Prejudice Toward American Indians > > > > by Associated Press > > Oct 2, 2007, 22:11 > > > > > > > > TULSA, Okla. > > > > Results of a racism survey at the University of > > Tulsa showing American > > Indians more likely to […]

Rosebud Sioux leaders make strides despite fear

Rosebud Sioux leaders make strides, despite fear by: Rob Capriccioso WASHINGTON – The Rosebud Sioux Tribe is still reeling from the devastating effects of suicide; and some tribal leaders, fearful of the situation, are doing their best to reflect inward regarding tribal and federal efforts in dealing with the outbreak. ”We are in the midst […]

Ancient Seed Sprouts Tree

Ancient Seed sprouts tree A 2,000-year-old seed found in Israel may help restore a species of biblical trees. » Tree is doing ‘lovely’ Photos of the date palm tree Ancient Roman burial ground located

By Tom Hawthom about the 150 years of statehood.

Tom Hawthorn Special to The Globe and Mail June 11, 2008 VICTORIA The horse-drawn covered wagons rolled toward Fort Snelling as part of ceremonies organized to mark 150 years of Minnesota statehood. A wagon train of carts and prairie schooners – the drivers and their passengers clad in fringed buckskin and other pioneer costumes – […]

Canadian Prime Minister Apologized To The Nation’s Indians.

Canada apologizes for decades of abuse of Indians By MAGGIE FARLEY and CHRISTOPHER GULY Los Angeles Times June 11, 2008 OTTAWA – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper apologized Wednesday to the nation’s Indians for “a sad chapter in our history,” acknowledging the physical abuses and cultural damage they suffered during a century of forced assimilation […]

Congratulations To Dr. Waziyatawin, Historian

Dr. Waziyatawin joins UVic’s Indigenous Governance Program on July 1 as the Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples. MEDIA RELEASE June 10, 2008 INDIGENOUS HISTORIAN AWARDED UVIC’S NEWEST CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR An historian who studies how settler societies have impacted Indigenous societies and how Indigenous nations can recover their traditional values is the University of Victoria’s […]

Commentary: By Audrey Thayer on Sesquicintennial

Commentary: Sesquicentennial missed reconciliation Audrey Thayer, Bemidji Pioneer Published Wednesday, June 04, 2008 Bemidji was one of the five honorary locations that celebrated “Capital for a Day” and the 150 years of Minnesota statehood which was called “Minnesota’s Sesquicentennial.”Being indigenous, I thought what an opportunity to attend at least a couple of the state’s presentations […]

Fort Snelling Shame / Star Tribune

This Article from StarTribune.com has been sent to you by MonaSmith. *Please note, the sender’s identity has not been verified.The full Article, with any associated images and links can be viewed here. Protesters decry ‘shameful history’ TOM MEERSMAN, Star Tribune About two dozen protesters, many of them Dakota Indians, blocked the Minnesota Sesquicentennial Wagon Train […]

Sioux Arrested For Protesting Hog Farm. (VIDEOS)

Ihanktowan Nation protesters arrested Yankton Sioux Arrested For Protesting Hog Plant  -  Video Please Forward This Post to Everyone You Know. This issue has been going on for more than a week. It is unlikely that you will see or hear unbiased reports about it in the media. Reuben W. Kitto, Jr Click to open […]

Location of Mass Graves Revealed

Breaking News: Location of Mass Graves of Residential School Children Revealed for the First Time; Independent Tribunal Established Squamish Nation Territory (“Vancouver, Canada”) Thursday, April 10, 2008 11:00 am PST At a public ceremony and press conference held today outside the colonial “Indian Affairs” building in downtown Vancouver, the Friends and Relatives of the Disappeared […]