Topic: Native American Cause

Lament for Confederation Speech by Chief Dan George (1967)

On The Dominion of Canada’s 100th birthday, July 1, 1967 Chief Dan George silenced a crowd of 32,000 with his “Lament for Confederation” speech at Empire Stadium, Vancouver BC. Chief Dan George, was an inspiring author, poet, Academy Award-nominated actor and a chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, a Coast Salish band located on Burrard Inlet […]

Who is America’s Political Prisoner, Leonard Peltier?

Leonard Peltier is an Anishinabe-Lakota activist and member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) who was born in 1944. In 1977 he was [wrongly] convicted and sentenced to two consecutive terms of life imprisonment for first degree murder in the shooting of two Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents during a 1975 conflict on the […]

Change The Mascot Name of the NFL Washington Team!

Take action today to urge the NFL Washington team to change the mascot name Contact your local newspapers, Radio and TV stations to speak out against the NFL Washington Redsk*ns name. Write to NFL League Commissioner Roger Goodell and ask for the Washington franchise to change the mascot. Tweet Commissioner Goodell @nflcommish with the following hashtags #ChangeTheMascot – #NotYourMascot – #ChangeTheName. CONTACT […]

Be Aware. Native American Indian Suicide Epidemic

Native American Indian Suicide Epidemic Video Playlist Asking for help is not a sign of weakness, asking for help shows a sign of strength! Suicide is a very big problem within Native American Indian communities, yet it’s something that is barely spoken about. Many Native families know someone who committed or attempted suicide. A discussion […]

No More Hyper-Sexualization of Native Women!

No More Pocahottie, No More Appropriating the Female Native American Indian Image Native American Indian women are 2.5 times more likely to be sexually assaulted in our land than women of any other racial minority group.Some have asked why all the spotlighting on Native American Indian women when it comes to violence and rape? Well […]

The Black Hills Are Not For Sale. Honor the Treaties!

Based on materials from A Black Hills Report by Amy Corbin. The Black Hills stretch across western South Dakota, northeast Wyoming and southeast Montana and constitute a sacred landscape for the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne and Omaha. To the Lakota, they are Paha Sapa, “the heart of everything that is.” The Black Hills were the casualty of […]
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