#MMIWG Crisis: Missing, but not forgotten, art exhibit

Minnesota is one of only seven states to have established a task force to study the prevalence of violence against Indigenous women and girls. “Bring Her Home: Stolen Daughters of Turtle Island” opened earlier this year at All My Relations Gallery in Minneapolis, and is now on display at the Fargo Public Library. GREAT LISTEN: […]

News from Turtle Island: MMIWG, Ann Dunne, Native Vote 2020, Gold Miners burn Amazon Rainforest, Tricksters, Joy Harjo

Native artist Cannupa Hanska Luger creates the ‘Every One” 2-ton art installation with two-inch clay beads created by hundreds of communities in the U.S. and Canada…Luger cited that Indigenous women are murdered at 10 times the national average rate on some reservations in the U.S. and that the U.S. has “continued to do little about […]

Breaking News: Canadian Inquiry Calls Killings of Indigenous Women GENOCIDE (NYT)

Some 1,181 Indigenous women were killed or disappeared across the country from 1980 to 2012, according to a 2014 report by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Indigenous advocates, and the report, say the number is likely far higher since so many deaths have gone unreported. BIG READ The Final Report on the Canadian Inquiry into […]

The Seeds Have Been Planted #MMIWG (More Updates)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hB_jzMyjqI8 Awareness of kidnappings and murders in Indian Country — and the need for policies to stem them — has grown in recent years. Above, Kenny Still Smoking touches the tombstone of his 7-year-old daughter, Monica, who disappeared from school in 1979 and was found frozen on a mountain, as he visits her grave on […]

BREAKING: Double Standard? | Native Women present shawl to Sen. Warren #MMIWG

Part of the reason for why McCarthy’s scandal got little or no attention is because there isn’t an unspooled Democratic leader firing off out horrendously racist “Pocahontas” and Trail of Tears tweets as Trump keeps doing about Warren.  (The troll-in-chief has to troll.) Consequently, the television news media doesn’t pay any attention to the McCarthy […]

Missionaries in Hawai’i | More Attacks on ICWA | Is Tulsa Indian Country? | MMIWG epidemic

Sending you all a big thanks for reading this news roundup and Happy Turkey “Big Food” Day tomorrow… Lara/Trace An Exhibition Critically Explores the History of Missionaries in Hawai’i WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — In August 1806, five students on the campus of Williams College took refuge from a sudden thunderstorm beside a haystack and vowed to […]