Republic of Lakotah For Immediate Release Chief facilitator: Russell Means 605-867-1025 December 21, 2010 The Republic of Lakotah announces the opening of the Indigenous Bank or I Bank as the first National Bank of the Republic. The I Bank has operated for over seven years as an independent sovereign American Indian Bank and now comes [...]
Dozens of heavily armed Police and State Troopers have raided the peaceful defenders camp at Eagle Rock in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula; “crushing” the month-long effort to protect the sacred site from a controversial sulfide mine. Greg Peterson Reports. BIG BAY, Mich. – The defenders of sacred Eagle Rock sat in a circle and wept as [...]
Statement by David Swallow, Jr., Wowitan Yuha Mani Teton Lakota Spiritual Leader, Sun dance Chief of the Medicine Wheel Sun dance, and a Headman of the Lakota Nation Band of Wana Way Gu (Broken Bow) Statement Date; May 3rd 2010 Transcribed To and edited by Keith Rabin and Allison Gutirrez-Bundy Hau, Mitakuyepi na Mita Kola. [...]
By : Russell Means In answer to today’s United States Government and its Colonial Corporation, the Oglala Sioux Tribal Govenment’s press conference: “We the Lakotah People, do not want our massacred dead bodies of Men, Women and Children at the mass grave at Wounded Knee used for publicity by the United States Government nor their [...]
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.
In this edition of Weekend Update, Russell Means discussed the affinities of matriarchy, as well as respecting the differences that make us strong. He speaks as well to ‘subsistence’ living and to how long it takes the universe to revolve.