Monday, August 21, 2017

Lockdown, shutdown, Enbridge Line 3

By Annabelle Marcovici
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Aug. 21, 2017
Lockdown today on Enbridge Line 3: Three people locked down today and halted pipeline construction for 24 hours. There were no arrests.
Please check back for updates.

Michigan Canoe Team Confronts Columbus Replica Ships

By Lee Sprague
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Winnemem Wintu and fishing groups sue to block ecosystem-killing Delta Tunnels

Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, speaks at the Oil Money Out, People Power In rally in Sacramento on May 20. Photo by Dan Bacher.

Winnemem Wintu and fishing groups sue to block ecosystem-killing Delta Tunnels

by Dan Bacher
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On August 17, a California Indian Tribe, two fishing groups, and two environmental organizations joined a growing number of organizations, cities and counties suing the Jerry Brown and Donald Trump administrations to block the construction of the Delta Tunnels.
The Winnemem Wintu Tribe, North Coast Rivers Alliance (NCRA), Institute for Fisheries Resources (IFR), Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations (PCFFA) and the San Francisco Crab Boat Owners Association filed suit against the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) in Sacramento Superior Court to overturn DWR’s approval of the Twin Tunnels, also know as the California WaterFix Project, on July 21, 2017
”The Winnemem Wintu Tribe has lived on the banks of the McCloud River for thousands of years and our culture is centered on protection and careful, sustainable use of its salmon,” said Caleen Sisk, Chief of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe near Mt. Shasta. “Our salmon were stolen from us when Shasta Dam was built in 1944. “

Sunday, August 20, 2017

'Hate Crimes Target Native Americans in Nevada and U.S. Bordertowns' by John Redhouse, Dineh

Photo by PBS

Native Americans targeted in Nevada and U.S. bordertowns by hate groups
Censored News series 'Racism in America'
By John Redhouse, Dineh
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When I was living and working in Reno in the late 1970s and early 1980s, I was honored to meet many great Native Nevadan leaders who were fighting for their tribal sovereignty, treaty, land, water, and human rights. One of those leaders was James "Buddy" Vidovich who was then the Chairman of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

In the course of discussing the recent rise of anti-Indianism in northern Nevada and local border town racism, Buddy said that there was a white hate group in nearby Fernley that called itself "S.O.A.P." which stood for Stomp Out All Paiutes. The deliberate use of the word "SOAP" obviously refers to the ethnic cleansing of an entire tribal nation.

Mohawk Nation News -- 'Amerigo' Has to Go


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MNN. AUG. 20, 2017. We onkwe-hon-weh, natural people of great turtle island, have a duty, to protect our mother. See "prayer of the mothers": 
The corporate name of ono-ware-keh is "America", named after Amerigo Vespucci,"and we set sail for Spain, with 222 slave prisoners; and we reached the port of Cadiz on the 15th day of October, 1498, where we were well received and sold our slaves (pp. 20-22).

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Wounded Knee 'Rekindle the Sacred Fire' Aug. 24, 2017

Wounded Knee 'Rekindle the Sacred Fire' and Spiritual Camp Begins Aug. 24, 2017

By Garry Rowland, Sr., Lakota
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I am a descendant of Chief Fire Lightning who was one of the principal chiefs when the Oglala settled the Pine Ridge Reservation.
I come from a long line of traditional family and Treaty people and was given a good upbringing.
In 1887, when the Allotment Act was passed, Chief Fire Lightning was given the land where the mass murder took place. After the massacre of our relatives, the U.S. government asked Fire Lightning if they could bury them on his land and he said, “Yes. Those are our relatives.” My maternal grandfather, Alec Ice was a well-respected person and as a Full Blood he owned a small ranch and was self-sufficient and a devout Treaty person. Growing up as a child there were many Treaty meetings held at my grandpa’s house and I remember many old chiefs and old traditional people.