In this edition of Weekend Update, Russell Means sets the record straight about the land crossing over the arctic, as well as the creation stories and the myriad accomplishments of the Indigenous People. He speaks as well of the plague from the Vatican, and the 6,000 year war still raging in this 10 minute installment.
Russell Means talks of his history of activism, the trading liberation for civil rights, and the move from a productive to a consumer society.
They speak, as well, of the repeating of mistakes of empire, and take calls from listeners concerning Indian Herritage and how Puritan thought constructs tie in with the Doctrine of Discovery. All this and more in this hour long program.
Doctrine of Discovery: The edict of Pope Nicholas in 1452, directed King Alfonso to “capture, vanquish, and subdue the saracens, pagans, and other enemies of Christ,” to “put them into perpetual slavery,” and “to take all their possessions and property.”
For a brief and informative look at the Doctrine of Discovery, visit the link below:
Russell Means speaks on the nation-wide broadcast of Native American Calling. Among the topics discussed are the denial of Leonard Peltier’s appeal and its implications, as well as the ‘Freedom to Travel’ that is guaranteed within the areas covered by the 1851 & 1868 Fort Laramie treaties.