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Native Americans Protesting Trump Border Wall Tear Gassed, Arrested by US Agents on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Protesting Trump’s vanity wall land grab.. “The collective stated that those who were ripped out of vehicles and tear gassed included “children and people with vulnerable health” who were attempting observe the ceremony from the safety of their cars. According to the group, the police “grabbed children who had been in vehicles and abducted them from […]

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Land-grab universities Expropriated Indigenous land is the foundation of the land-grant university system.

“We reconstructed approximately 10.7 million acres taken from nearly 250 tribes, bands and communities through over 160 violence-backed land cessions, a legal term for the giving up of territory.”  HIGH COUNTRY NEWS: Land-grab universities Expropriated Indigenous land is the foundation of the land-grant university system. Robert Lee and Tristan Ahtone Image credit: Kalen Goodluck/High Country News March

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Movement Rights: Join us LIVE: Indigenous Rights, Cosmology and Rights of Nature

Join us LIVE: Indigenous Rights, Cosmology and Rights of Nature “In passing the Rights of Nature into Ponca tribal law, for the first time we saw our Indigenous values and Rights reflected in western law. We are not people protecting Nature, we are Nature protecting itself. This is powerful way to create system change.”  —

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Cities, Tribes Try a New Environmental Approach: Give Nature Rights

“Our legal system gives corporations rights, but treats nature as property that can be exploited,” said Tish O’Dell, Ohio organizer with the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, which helped back the ballot measure. “If we don’t have the right to clean air and clean water in the Constitution, that was because our Founding Fathers couldn’t

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Salon: The truth about Columbus Day, explained

SALON: The truth about Columbus Day, explained Christopher Columbus is a historical figure celebrated as a mythical hero in spite of his genocidal and racist past by Matthew Rozsa October 14, 2019 9:00AM (UTC) There are many good reasons as to why Columbus Day is such a controversial holiday. Like Andrew Jackson, Christopher Columbus is a historical

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‘We Will Not Give Up,’ Say Indigenous Groups, as Trump Admin Gets Closer to Fossil Fuel Pillage of Arctic Refuge | Common Dreams News

“But that choice came to “no one’s surprise,” according to Adam Kolton, executive director of Alaska Wilderness League, who said the Trump administration was “not even pretending that this is about restraint or meaningful protection.” “With an eye on developing the entirety of the fragile coastal plain,” Kolton continued, “the administration has been riding roughshod

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