EXCERPT: Removing a person’s name was a means of erasing their identity and imposing a “social death” that transformed enslaved persons into property rather than living individuals. Both historians and museum professionals have begun to realize the need for revising the way we frame and label the past, and to support this movement within […]
By Lara Trace Hentz I am still on my hiatus, of course, but these stories I have covered on this news blog before (kinda). I will be back later in 2017. That is, if we don’t suffer a nuke someday soon. *** From Steve Russell • August 11, 2017 at Indian Country Today Wawatay News […]
Native American Activist Winona LaDuke at Standing Rock: It’s Time to Move On from Fossil Fuels While Democracy Now! was covering the Standing Rock standoff earlier this month, we spoke to Winona LaDuke, longtime Native American activist and executive director of the … (watch video) Read More → AMY GOODMAN interview: Is facial recognition technology […]
“It is no secret that Washington faces a serious debt problem, but last time I checked, it was not because we are spending too much on Indian housing, healthcare or education. It is not because we are spending too much on addressing the scourge of diabetes in Native communities, improving crumbling infrastructure or creating jobs […]
Yesterday # BABY VERONICA was handed over to the adoptive couple in Oklahoma. Read more here: http://www.splitfeathers.blogspot.com NEWS: Coverage of Transfer of Veronica to Adoptive Couple Tulsa World here. SCOTUSblog here. Indian Country Today here.