Category: Political Commentary

The continuing Spanish/Latino exploitation of the Americas

When traveling in Latin-America, most tourists seek out designated spots favoured by those seeking beautiful and exotic landscapes. Few though look around and see with their own eyes the exploitation around them that is part of the local society. This is both material exploitation… Continue Reading “The continuing Spanish/Latino exploitation of the Americas”

The California missions: A lot worse than most people realize

Originally posted on Memories of the People:
It’s dawned on me that the California’s missions were a lot worse that most people realize—objectively a cross between the ISIS theocratic state and Nazi concentration camps. Call it California’s Gulag Archipelago. European visitors at the time…

Chile: The Direction of the Boric Government’s Foreign Policy

Source: Chile: The Direction of the Boric Government’s Foreign Policy

Chile: Indigenous Mapuche Killed in Incident With Armed Forces

Source: Chile: Indigenous Mapuche Killed in Incident With Armed Forces

The Dominican Republic to Honor Indigenous Leader Enriquillo

Source: The Dominican Republic to Honor Indigenous Leader Enriquillo

White backlash: The Rittenhouse debacle from a Native perspective

Originally posted on Memories of the People:
During the George Floyd protests, twenty-five people were killed. Most of them were Black Lives Matter protesters. They were not killed by the police, but by white supremacists who traveled to the protests from out of town…

Argentina: Indigenous People Claim Their Land Rights

Source: Argentina: Indigenous People Claim Their Land Rights

Amajac Woman to Replace The Columbus Statue in Mexico City

Source: Amajac Woman to Replace The Columbus Statue in Mexico City

Two-Thirds of US South Republicans Want To Secede from Country

A very worrying trend in US politics, a majority in favour of abolishing the United States of America, no less. As the author of the article points out, these results may be indicative of the polarization of US politics into hard core delusional Republicans… Continue Reading “Two-Thirds of US South Republicans Want To Secede from Country”

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

http://www.facebook.com/189262227767934/posts/4260400930654023/

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

http://www.facebook.com/225605957642260/posts/1695585363977638/

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