Museums Art on Slavery | Transformation Mask | Ahasteen Comics 2018 | All White All Male History and more

  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 […]

Best Contemporary Native Art | Standing Rock Chairman loses election #NoDAPL | 60s Scoop

A new traveling exhibition of some of the best contemporary Native American artworks of the past 25 years, Native Art Now!, opens Nov. 11-12 at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art. The field of contemporary Native art takes center stage in Indianapolis as the exhibit opening coincides with a convening of leading Native […]

The Miseducation of Frank Waln | What Makes a Mountain, Hill or Prairie ‘Sacred’ for Native Americans #NoDAPL #WETIKO

On and off the reservation, schools tend to whitewash the stories of Native Americans. Frank Waln, a Lakota hip-hop artist from He Dog… Your history books (lies) Your holidays (lies) Thanksgiving lies and Columbus Day Tell me why I know more than the teacher Tell me why I know more than the preacher Tell me […]

Louise Erdrich on ‘LaRose,’ and the Psychic Territory of Native Americans | In The Veins @BlueHandBooks #NoDAPL

By Lara Trace Hentz  (poet-writer) (founder of Blue Hand Books) I am remiss in mentioning I’m in the new poetry anthology IN THE VEINS (released 2-1-2017) and last year I did mention the poetry book TENDING THE FIRE by Chris Felver that is coming out in 2017.   Louise and I are both that book.  NICE! […]

How About First Americans First? | Resistance Camps Spread* | Pequot’s Secret History | HUNAP | RUMBLE

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FAA Complicity in Violence Against Standing Rock Water Protectors #NoDAPL

  ND Hwy Patrol Lt. Tom Iverson on how today’s 2PM evacuation is going to be played out at #StandingRock pic.twitter.com/J6a1hQoF9S — missmonet (@jennimonet) February 22, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Protector efforts to thwart the development of the pipeline has been met with violence and surveillance by police. In order to track the Water Protectors, police and […]

Google and Misinformed Public | #NoDAPL | Largest mass grave in US? | Carvings of Part-Time Gravedigger | Surreal | Purging Voter Rolls

The truth suffers when search algorithms become our educators. (You think?) READ: Google and the Misinformed Public – The Chronicle of Higher Education   “Emergency response” to DAPL –> Protesters in cities across America denounced the Army Corps of Engineers decision to move forward with the Dakota Access Pipeline as quickly as possible. The Standing […]

Breaking News: #StandingRock #NoDAPL

READ: US Army Corps to Issue Easement for Completion of DAPL – Native News Online https://twitter.com/APNativeAmerica/status/827238951387799554 https://twitter.com/standearth/status/827238455616745472 https://twitter.com/belley121/status/827238222769975296 https://www.facebook.com/confluencedocumentary/videos/1358973087486299/     https://www.facebook.com/confluencedocumentary/videos/1358973087486299/

Native Americans expect nothing good from Trump… | What’s LOVE got to do with it | Are things getting weird enough?

…but will the media pay attention at all? READ: Native Americans expect nothing good from Trump… | USA | Al Jazeera https://twitter.com/cann4ing/status/824302292056674305 READ: Performative Sovereignty and DAPL (#NoDAPL) Since 2013 I’ve been developing a book project on the relationship between Indian treaties and Native American sovereignty and Origins magazine asked me to write an essay […]

[BREAKING NEWS] The Beginning is Near: The Deep North, Evictions and Pipeline Deadlines

By Winona LaDuke Special to News From Indian Country and Everybody Else Standing Rock is an unpredicted history lesson for all of us.  More than any moment I recall since Wounded Knee, the Vietnam War, or the time of Martin Luther King, this moment stands as a crossroads in the battle for social justice.  It […]

Uncracking local his-story

https://www.facebook.com/omgfactsofficial/videos/10154839032596495/ By LT Hey everyone… We made it through Native American Heritage Month and National Adoption Awareness Month.  Whew.  If you watch twitter or facebook, there was plenty to see and read.   I gave a talk about the new anthology STOLEN GENERATIONS at the college here on Nov. 16.  There were many people who […]

Remembering Little Big Horn | Standing Rock | Cherokee Willard Stone

First Person: Remembering Little Bighorn continues through December 31 at the Philbrook Downtown (116 E. M. B. Brady Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma). Stephen Standing Bear’s 1920s Battle of the Little Bighorn muslin pictograph is available to explore online.  For those who can’t make it to Tulsa, an online interactive allows users to scroll through the muslin and click on points […]

Standing Rock Protectors | Free Leonard Peltier | Where is Media on #NoDAPL

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 […]