Tag Archives: Wounded Knee

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.

Emmanuel Ortiz: Before I Start This Poem

“A time has come when silence is betrayal. That time is now.”  MLK  Before I Start This Poem by Emmanuel Ortiz Before I start this poem, I’d like to ask you to join me in a moment of silence in honour of those who died in the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon last September 11th. […]

Ken Tilsen, a champion of justice for all, dies at 85 | Star Tribune

Local attorney fought for civil and personal rights over a period of decades, was mentor to many. Article by: PAT PHEIFER  Star Tribune  Updated: September 2, 2013 – 10:23 PM Civil rights attorney Ken Tilsen waged a lifelong battle on behalf of the poor and the downtrodden. He defended American Indian Movement followers during the Wounded […]

Winona LaDuke> Russell Means: A Hero Moves On

Russell Means: A Hero Moves On He was a hero. Make no mistake about it. And, his death in late October, is a great loss to America, not just American Indians, he challenged us a to be better people. By Winona LaDuke October 26, 2012 Indian Country In 1973, life was not good on the Pine […]