Tag Archives: Standing Rock

Life and Death Struggles Continue Today

Today is the anniversary of one of many incidents of White people and soldiers attacking and killing Native men, women and children. This anniversary is of the Wounded Knee Massacre, December 29, 1890. In the late nineteenth century, Indian “Ghost … Continue reading

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Indigenous Lives vs Doctrine of Discovery

Following is some information from Phyllis Young, Standing Rock Organizer, The Lakota People’s Law Project. She links the “dual traumas of colonization and the exploitation of Grandmother Earth”. As an Indigenous woman, I feel the heavy weight of history. At … Continue reading

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Josué Rivas: The Power of Stories

“When one lives in a society where people can no longer rely on the institutions to tell them the truth, the truth must come from culture and art.”  John Trudell Josué Rivas (Mexica/Otomi) began his talk at Stanford, “The Power … Continue reading

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