Left out is also is the disaster in our relations with the American Indians with who we broke treaties with, stole their land and subjected them to live in impoverished conditions within a concentration camp without locks. ~Russell Means, Chief Facilitator, Republic of Lakotah 19 March 2010 -Patrick Martin On March 13, China’s Information Office [...]
by Andreas Knudsen Reprinted from Indigenous Affairs, January/February/March 1996. Published by the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs. Native communities, primarily in the western US, have been chronically exposed to low doses of radiation for over forty years. This exposure derives from the many nuclear activities on indigenous lands such as uranium mining and milling, [...]
Witnesses to Murder in Catholic Indian schools to Protest at the Vatican, Testify before Italian Parliamentarians
Breaking News: Rome, Thursday, March 25, 2010 Aboriginal elders from Canada will offer prayers for their friends and relatives who died or were killed in Catholic Indian residential schools, at the institution in Rome responsible for their death. And they will name Pope Benedict, Joseph Ratzinger, as the one ultimately responsible. Lillian Shirt of the Cree Nation [...]
In this edition of Weekend Update, Russell Means speaks of the T.R.E.A.T.Y. School, and the concepts of genuine education that enrich and teach individuals and communities. He speaks as well of the disfigurement of natural law by Patriarchy and holding respect for that which cannot be understood.