Ten Events of the
Some Navajos who were at Big Mountain also joined Hopi and Lakota in New York. They talked to Lehman Brothers stockholders and demanded a halt to Peabody Coal's mining on Black Mesa.
Here, too, the US seized Lakota lands and displaced families for a bombing range during WW II.
Also in this decade, Lakotas faced off with the Lewis and Clark Expedition in Chamberlain, S.D. They demanded the Expedition halt, because Lewis and Clark's trailblazing led to the genocide of American Indians.
Katenies is now in a Canadian jail, resisting the colonizers' court
system. Katenies is publisher and editor of Mohawk Nation News,
Indigenous Peoples told of human rights
abuses during the U.N.'s Indigenous Border Summits of the Americas.
Mohawk Warriors led the resistance by speaking about the arrest of
tribal members, a federal spy tower and border wall construction,
all on Tohono O'odham land.
Growing numbers of Native women are speaking out against border
oppression, U.S. colonization, oppression by elected tribal
governments and the truth about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Indigenous people may face arrest, but they still continue their
humanitarian aid at the Mexican border. Volunteers put out water for
migrants crossing the Sonorian Desert and try to rescue those who
Native Americans are uniting to defend their sovereignty and resist oppression. It is a collective movement for justice, dignity and autonomy.
Quotes of the Decade: Lakota, Ponca and Kiowa to Lewis and Clark Genocide Re-enactors: http://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/2010/01/quotes-of-decade-lewis-and-clark-and.html
Backgrounds: Robert Kaufman Fabrics: http://www.robertkaufman.com/
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