Tag Archives: native americans

Why racism was declared a public health crisis, by Andrew Hazzard

COVID-19 “really highlights the intersection of social determinants and historical health issues that make people more vulnerable,” Allen said.

GOD GIVEN LAND: Israel and the Americas, by Susu Jeffrey

“It is Difficult to Argue with God”

Chris Hedges with Gerald Horne: Origins of White Supremacy

Chronicles how American culture – deeply rooted in white supremacy, slavery and capitalism – finds its origin story in the 17th century European colonization of Africa and North America, exposing the structural origins of American “looting.” (Amazon)

Barb Tilsen Singer, Songwriter, Poet, Mother, Grandmother, Organizer

I’m a singer, songwriter, poet, mother, grandmother, auntie, activist and organizer. I have been involved in many organizations. Through them, networks developed and the relationships underlying them endured and grew. It’s those connections that support our ability to sustain activism over time and make change. — Barb Tilsen By Anne Winkler Morey  Minneapolis Interview Project  […]

Preventing Crimes Against Humanity in the US

Stanton’s model also argues that every stage offers opportunities for prevention.

Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz, “Loaded” (Video)

In her eye-opening study of the Second Amendment, Dunbar-Ortiz exposes the racist roots of America’s gun culture.

I’m Dreaming About a Modern World That Doesn’t Erase Its Indigenous Intelligence

we will not rest
hoping is not enough
our resilience shall prevail

Common Dreams | RESIST DAY #50: What You Can Do Today

Actions to take, phone calls to make, calendars, and more, made easy by Common Dreams.

Standing Rock by Paul Lojeski

Standing Rock Once more, the living dead have risen to steal the beaten, bloody land, to plunder history, to despoil the one true mother for coins and capital, for power’s poisoned love. So, yet again, tribes have gathered as ancestors had when the criminals first came to murder and plunder, to stand against the storm, […]

Ann Wright | At Standing Rock, A Native American Woman Elder Says The Following

“This is What I Have Been Waiting For My Entire Life”

Susu Jeffrey | The War Against the Indians and Our Water

Two illegal construction projects currently threaten the flow to Coldwater Springs, an acknowledged Dakota sacred site.

FAIR | Russia, Terror and Taxes Dominate Debates; Climate, Poverty, Abortion Barely Mentioned

The NSA (along with “privacy” and “surveillance”) and Native Americans have not been mentioned onstage once.

You can’t have war without racism. You can have a world without both.

It’s hard to win the hearts and minds of the people you are killing.

Little Bighorn — History Challenges Us, Whether We Listen or Not

It happened two thousand mile away from the pending [July 4th] celebration. It happened out West. It was the September 11th of its time.

▶ Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on Domestic Imperialism • Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

From the earliest colonies, the US has been expanded its domestic empire and conquering native people. … Has this imperialist urge been institutionalized beyond repair, or can we learn from our mistakes and redefine the way we interact with native people around the world.

Minneapolis: Cop Caught on Video Telling Black Teen ‘If You Fuck with Me, I’m Going to Break Your Legs’

A recently released report details the racial arrest patterns in Minneapolis and concludes that African Americans are more likely than white people to be arrested for low-level offenses. Here is just one example of police racism. By Ian Millhiser | ThinkProgress | News Investigation  NationofChange.org  May 30, 2015 Editor’s Note: This video is excerpted from the […]

VIDEO: Robert Scheer Identifies a ‘Serious Division’ Between His and Chris Hedges’ Views (Part 6/7)

Chris Hedges and Robert Sheer have been carrying out an extended debate on the Real News Network. In this video  discuss the centrality of violence to U.S. American culture. View the full series:  Links below. Scheer and Hedges: They Know Everything About You (7/7) Scheer and Hedges: They Know Everything About You (5/7) Scheer and Hedges: They […]

Women Against Military Madness Newsletter Winter I 2014

Mary Beaudoin, Editor Winter I 2014                                   One of the trains called La Bestia for the huge risks it involves on the long journey north, undertaken to escape gangs, drug cartels, and other dangers threatening the lives of the young […]

Rabbi Lerner: Making Thanksgiving Real: Rejoice in Our Ability to Challenge the Pervasive Injustice in American Society

 “You may be 38 years old as I happen to be, and one day some great opportunity stands before you and calls upon you to stand up for some great principle, some great issue, some great cause–and you refuse to do it because you are afraid; you refuse to do it because you want to […]

Winona LaDuke: The Team with No Name

The “Red Skins” name is in itself referring to the skins of Native people, which were presented by bounty hunters for payment in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.    BY WINONA LADUKE  LAProgressive.com  November 16, 2014   “Riding cross the desert on a horse with no name….. Entering football and hockey season with a […]