Indian Country is now a target and so many Trump supporters are emboldened by an administration that does not know how to say no to those who would trample on constitutional rights. This will be true for many who run federal agencies, state governments, oil, gas, and coal producers, and the Congress. In their mind: Indian Country has had it too good for too long. Imagine that. Native journalist Mark Trahant is keeping track of t-rump HERE
Indigenous-Led Pipeline Resistance Camps Spread Across the U.S.* Direct opposition to fossil fuel extraction projects continues to spread throughout the USA. Resistance camps mirroring the #NoDAPL …
At Sundance 2017: A World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Masterful Storytelling was presented to: RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked The World
(Directors: Catherine Bainbridge, Alfonso Maiorana) — This powerful documentary about the role of Native Americans in contemporary music history—featuring some of the greatest music stars of our time—exposes a critical missing chapter, revealing how indigenous musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives and, through their contributions, influenced popular culture. Cast: Robbie Robertson, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Steven Tyler, Iggy Pop.
I just ran into Cherokee poet-historian Ron Welburn last weekend and he didn’t mention he was in this movie – what a humble guy.