Category: Political Commentary

Canada: Catholic Church Guilty Of Cultural Genocide -Poll

Source: Canada: Catholic Church Guilty Of Cultural Genocide -Poll

Peru Elections: Castillo Widens His Lead as Final Results Near

Source: Peru Elections: Castillo Widens His Lead as Final Results Near

Genocide In Canada: Mass Grave of Indian Children Found

Source: Genocide In Canada: Mass Grave of Indian Children Found

Zapatistas Sail To Spain On 500 Anniversary of Cortes’ Conquest

Source: Zapatistas Sail To Spain On 500 Anniversary of Cortes’ Conquest

AMLO Apologizes to the Maya People Over Historical Abuses

Source: AMLO Apologizes to the Maya People Over Historical Abuses

Calusa

The Calusa were once the dominant power in southern Florida. Numbering about 40.000 around 1500 AD, they dominated neigbouring tribes. Their society was stratified with a ruler having almost royal powers, or at least it seemed that way to the Spanish who were the… Continue Reading “Calusa”

Timucua

Timucua location, chiefdoms and villages at the time of first contact with Spanish and French invaders. The Timucua language seems to be a language isolate unrelated to any other. Although estimated to number about 200.000 in the 1500s, none remains alive today. Epidemic diseases,… Continue Reading “Timucua”

Indigenous Salish and Kootenai People Have Reclaimed the National Bison Range

Minnesota returns land to Lower Sioux Indian Community after decades-long battle

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Quebec’s Magpie River becomes first in Canada to be granted legal personhood

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Culturally significant island in Salish Sea returns to W̱SÁNEĆ First Nations

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Cherokee Nation juggles tribal sovereignty with Trumpers in a red state

Originally posted on Memories of the People:
In light of its newly recognized reservation, Cherokee Nation, and all of Oklahoma’s 38 tribal nations, finds themselves in the crosshairs between tribal sovereignty and Trumpism, between protecting the environment and Big Oil. In the July 2020…

Violence Grows High in Chile’s Araucania Region

Source: Violence Grows High in Chile’s Araucania Region

The chef preserving Canadas indigenous identity

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Guatemala: Amerindians, mestizos and blancos – a DNA perspective

Guatemala, El Salvador, two countries with an official Amerindian minority, but in reality both are inhabited by a population largely of Mayan, Pipil and Lenca origin. Some of them still adhere to an Amerindian identity, but large numbers of individuals from broken up societies… Continue Reading “Guatemala: Amerindians, mestizos and blancos – a DNA perspective”

El Salvador: Amerindians, mestizos and blancos – a DNA perspective

El Salvador like other Central American states came into existance by political manouvering by an elite class of Hispanic-descended people hereafter called blancos as a reference term. Political, economic, military and social meddling in the affairs of these countries from US governments and big… Continue Reading “El Salvador: Amerindians, mestizos and blancos – a DNA perspective”

Compilation: Maps of Ireland in Irish

Originally posted on The Decolonial Atlas:
For as long as anyone can remember, Irish culture has sustained the tradition of dinnseanchas – ancient lore about the origins of Ireland’s many traditional place-names. Gaeilge, the Irish language, is is one of Europe’s oldest languages, and…

Deb Haaland from Laguna Pueblo on her priorities in office

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Socialist Presidential Candidate Arce Wins Bolivia’s Elections

Source: Socialist Presidential Candidate Arce Wins Bolivia’s Elections

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