Tag: Indigenous First Nations

On the Anniversary of Stolen Hawaii Becoming a State

On the Anniversary of Stolen Hawaii Becoming a State

By Kori Whittaker On this day 54 years ago Dwight D Eisenhower declared Hawaii to be the 50th state to join the United States. People celebrated and a new flag was flown across the nation. Unfortunately few people known the real story of how Hawaii came to be a state, and sadly too many people […]

Johnny Depp Wants to Buy Wounded Knee and Return It to Native Americans!
By July 10, 2013 4 Comments Read More →

Johnny Depp Wants to Buy Wounded Knee and Return It to Native Americans!

Buried in a Daily Mail feature on Johnny Depp we were sent, this tidbit stood out as big news for Indigenous American Indian First Nations. “Such is Depp’s commitment to the Native American cause, he is planning to spend millions of his own money to return land, Wounded Knee, in South Dakota, to their ownership. […]

Prehistoric Art Maps Early Native American Cosmological Belief
By July 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Prehistoric Art Maps Early Native American Cosmological Belief

Rayed circles with crosses inside found on the wall of the Dunbar Cave in Tennessee. According to the study, rayed circles are a ‘classic Mississippian icon’. Circles are common in caves, usually shown as sun pictographs     It is likely some of the most widespread and oldest art in the United States. Pieces of […]

TED Talk Sheds Light On The Continued ‘GENOCIDE’ Against the Lakota Native American People
By July 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

TED Talk Sheds Light On The Continued ‘GENOCIDE’ Against the Lakota Native American People

Every year, 740 Lakota children are seized by South Dakota foster services. Aaron Huey says this is, “the last chapter in any successful genocide,” that being, “the one in which the oppressor can remove their hands and say, ‘My God, what are these people doing to themselves?’” Watch Huey’s TED talk about the ongoing cultural genocide of […]

SUPREME COURT GETS IT WRONG: Ruling on adopted Native American Children Threatens Tribes
By June 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

SUPREME COURT GETS IT WRONG: Ruling on adopted Native American Children Threatens Tribes

Leaders worry that the Supreme Court ruling opens the door to what was happening before Indian Child Welfare Act. Native American leaders say they still have problems with state welfare agencies ignoring federal laws Sometimes American Indian children are taken from parents, given to non-Native families to foster, adopt Some tribes would like to set […]