Category: Native Americans

Former Nobel Peace Prize Nominates Morales for 2020 Distinction

Source: Former Nobel Peace Prize Nominates Morales for 2020 Distinction

Indigenous Tribe on US-Mexico Border Aims to Block Trump’s wall

Source: Indigenous Tribe on US-Mexico Border Aims to Block Trump’s wall

Mexico: OAS Must Clarify Audit of Electoral Fraud in Bolivia

Source: Mexico: OAS Must Clarify Audit of Electoral Fraud in Bolivia

Bolivia: Ex-Leader of Indigenous Women Federation Detained

Source: Bolivia: Ex-Leader of Indigenous Women Federation Detained

Costa Rican Indigenous Denounce Govt Inaction Regarding Murders

Source: Costa Rican Indigenous Denounce Govt Inaction Regarding Murders

A Washington Post Survey Rules out Electoral Fraud in Bolivia

Source: A Washington Post Survey Rules out Electoral Fraud in Bolivia

Canada To Hold Talks with Indigenous Group About Pipeline

Source: Canada To Hold Talks with Indigenous Group About Pipeline

Canada: The Wetsuweten Keep Resisting Amid Police Violence

The Wetsuweten Indigenous People of Canada keep resisting the  oil pipeline being built through their lands without their consent. Source: Canada: The Wetsuweten Keep Resisting Amid Police Violence

Canada: One-Third of Prison Population is Indigenous

Source: Canada: One-Third of Prison Population is Indigenous

The Coup in Bolivia: The 500 Year War between Indigenous Peoples and the criollos in Latin America

The Alliance between the United States of American (USA) and Latin American conservatives and oligarchs has a new chapter in a bloody and brutal tale of genocide, murder, torture and oppression. The US government in Washington DC has a long history of meddling in…

The Native American Genocide

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 9 December 1948 as General Assembly Resolution 260. It entered into force on 12 January 1951. Article II In the present Convention, genocide means any…

Bítlalag slær í gegn á frumbyggjamáli

RÚV 03.05.2019 – 17:32.Kristján Sigurjónsson.Spegillinn Hætta er talin á að hátt í 90% tungumála heimsins deyi út fyrir næstu aldamót. Árið 2019 er Ár frumbyggjatungumála hjá Sameinuðu þjóðunum. Frægt Bítlalag sem hljóðritað var á Mi’kmaq máli frumbyggja N-Ameríku, hefur slegið í gegn í Kanada….

Cuba Libre! Being Stuck in a Timeloop

Went to Cuba for a couple of days. An interesting experience to say the least. Met both kindness and rudeness from the locals. Cuba has often been described as the great socialist experiment, especially by those not living the day-to-day life there. But, as…

Mayans in the Modern World: People With a Celebrated History Downtrodden in the Present

This is a love-and-hate story being played out in real life in the Yucutan Peninsula. On the one hand we have the indigenous Mayans of the Yucatán Peninsula who have a fascinating and world renown history of cities, pyramids, remarkable science achievements, writing, roads,…

New York, New York: The City of Immigrants on Stolen Land

Known in Lenape time as Manaháhtaan on a river called Muhheakantuck, part of the ancestral domain of the Lenape-speaking peoples that inhabited the Lenapehoking. Today this territory stretches from Virginia to New England and Manhattan now is a borough within New York City that…

Uppruni Íslendinga

Þann 31. maí 2018 var haldin áhugaverður fundur í fyrirlestrarsal Íslenskrar erfðagreiningar um uppruna Íslendinga og nýjar erfðafræðirannsóknir á því málefni. Jafnframt kom út í tímaritinu Science ritstýrð grein mannfræðinganna Sunnu Ebenesarsdóttur og Agnars Helgasonar ásamt Kára Stefánssyni, forstjóra Íslenskrar erfðagreiningar. Meginniðurstaða fundarins var…

A Way of Speaking: Identifying as Native American in Mexico

To speak or not to speak, that is the big question. It is a general understanding among Mexicans that to identify as Native American one must speak an indigenous language. Thus a native marker is not the colour of the skin, one’s ancestry, DNA…

Trump’s War Against Native Americans: Continuation of Genocidal Policies

In April 2018 US president Donald J. Trump announced his plan that Native Americans be reclassified as a race instead of sovereign nations. Native Health Care would thus be disbanded and Native Americans thrust to use Medicaid and it’s faulty system of providing health…

Toronto in Anishinaabeg

Although built on Native American land, few things in Toronto remind people of that past. With the intention of changing that fact, a project was started to rename some of Toronto’s street names to reflect that heritage. The project is run by Hayden King…

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