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State of Emergency on Pine Ridge.. How to get Involved

A State of Emergency has been declared on the Pine Ridge Lakota “Sioux” Indian Reservation. People have died. Many more people are at risk of freezing to death. Another cold front is coming in, yet where is the national media coverage? Does the ‘Lacreek Electric Company’ – a non-Indian utility often thought to be prejudice, … Continue reading

Native Personal Trainer Certificat​ion

Why YOU should attend? 1. Getting some exercise most days of the week protects and improves your health. Many fitness clients get off diabetes, cholesterol and blood pressure meds after consistently exercising for 6-weeks or more! 2. This is the BEST introductory training available in Indian Country for those new to the fitness field. Nowhere … Continue reading

Tribes Have Time to Find New Resources

BY MARK TRAHANT It’s nearly impossible to know when a new political era has begun for certain. Congress enacted House Resolution 108 on August 1, 1953, officially beginning the era of tribal termination. This dreadful policy was supposed to abolish federal supervision over American Indian tribes and to subject tribal members to state and county … Continue reading

Good Ole’ Fashion HINU Art Market PROTEST

http://www2.ljworld.com/videos/2011/jun/03/34614/ To Whom It May Concern: Hello, my name is Millicent Pepion. I represent the Navajo and Blackfeet Nations here at Haskell Indian Nations University. I am a junior enrolled in the Indigenous and American Indian Studies program. I feel this is an important program because it educates me about the history of my people … Continue reading

It sounds reasonable: Just cap the spending. Only reality is harmful to people & budgets

BY MARK TRAHANT It sounds reasonable: Why not just cap federal spending? Make every agency operate with the money that’s already there. This notion has common-sense … yet it is impossible in practice. A few years ago the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights looked at the federal funding needs for American Indians and Alaska Natives. … Continue reading

Indigenous Young Women: Speaking our Truths, Building our Strengths

Want to speak your truth and build on your strengths? Are you a young Indigenous woman between the ages of 16 and 25? Whether you are already involved in your community or are just starting to learn about your Indigenous culture, the Native Youth Sexual Health Network and Girls Action Foundation invite you to join … Continue reading

Decolonizing Defense, 515 Portage Ave. 3pm

Just a reminder that the Decolonizing Defense Talking Circle will be happening at 515 Portage Ave. at 3pm TODAY (Sunday) and you are INVITED. In case you forgot what it was about, here’s what’s up below: (plus details on how to get the audio/transcripts) ===> DECOLONIZING DEFENSE: <==== RADICAL CONVERSATIONS FOR INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY SELF DEFENSE … Continue reading

Oil on the River

OIL PIPELINE BREAKS, SIGNIFICANT VOLUME OF OIL FLOODED INTO CUTBANK RIVER A break in an oil collection pipeline on the eastern prairie of the Blackfeet Reservation approximately 5 miles from the town of Cutbank has led to a flood of crude that has been flowing approximately one mile over land and into the Cutbank river. … Continue reading

“STOP C.A.S.GENOCIDE AGAINST NATIVE PEOPLE” IN COOPERATION WITH A.I.M ONTARIO.

CAS campaigns in Sudbury. Needed are donations of food, water, host a bbque, signs for the rally and to send notices to everyone to attend. we need people to come out. We also need to have the CAS accountable, so far this is not happening in this Province. More information will be posted about this … Continue reading

Years later, Ohlone Indians return home to Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — For thousands of years, the Ohlone Indians called the Bay Area home. Over the course of time, the tribe was driven away, but this summer members will return to San Francisco to tell their story. ABC7 recently with one of the tribal chiefs. Seventy-three-year-old Chief Tony Cerda is actively keeping alive … Continue reading