Category Archives: Native Americans

Tribal Officials: Dakota Access Pipeline Company Desecrating Native Burial Sites

Sacred burial sites desecrated by Dakota Access pipeline construction

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Sunday Open Thread | Prayers For #StandingRockSioux

Prayers for the First Nations People. Please pray for #StandingRockSioux. Authorities sent attack dogs in on unarmed protesters fighting to protect their water. When you allow vicious dogs to attack innocent unarmed people and terrorize little children, you are EVIL! … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | UN body says Sioux should have say in pipeline project

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is calling on the U.S. government to allow the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to have a say regarding a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that they say could disturb … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | The Protests At Standing Rock

This Nation Was Founded on Genocide Lawrence O’Donnell: From the start of colonial intrusion, the free and original peoples of this hemisphere “have been treated as enemies and dealt with more harshly than any other enemy in any other war.” … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Native American Week

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Friday Open Thread | Native American Week

Sapulpa High School Says “Yes” to Native Moccasins at Graduation A Sapulpa Oklahoma High School that initially refused to allow Native American graduating senior Liseanne Yazzie to wear traditional moccasins to her graduation ceremony has changed its stance and will … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Native American Week

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Advocates’ hopes high for Native American women hotline WASHINGTON – Rape and domestic violence against Native American women have reached “epidemic proportions,” but the hotlines that could help are often unprepared for the unique cultural needs of tribal … Continue reading

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