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imageOglala Lakota Nation: 'History of Abuses' Results in Registration Required for Churches
by Brenda Norrell
The Oglala Lakota Nation's new ordinance requiring churches and missionaries to register is due to their history of global abuses to Indigenous Peoples, and lasting damage to Lakotas, the ordinance states. "The history of abuses by the churches upon Indigenous peoples has caused generational trauma for Indigenous peoples across the world," states the Oglala Lakota Nation's ordinance....
Posted: Fri, Aug 5, 2022 12:53am PDT
imageMohawk Nation News 'The Pope and Murder Inc. Will Pay the Price'
by Mohawk Nation News
Mohawk Mothers told the International Court at The Hague that the Pope has admitted genocide and the sanctions must begin. The Pope's apology for murder is not accepted. "The Pope plead guilty. No trial is required. The world cannot let the genociders get away with murder and genocide. The sanctions must now begin. We demand justice."...
Posted: Fri, Aug 5, 2022 12:00am PDT
imageWinnecmucca Indian Colony Direct Action Report Back
by anonymous
Direct Action report back, in defense of the Winnemucca Indian Colony....
Posted: Wed, Aug 3, 2022 2:48pm PDT
imageMohawk Mothers Demand Pope Leave
by Mohawk Nation News
Kanien’kehà:ka Kahnistensera (Mohawk Mothers) demand that the Pope must leave our land and take the cross and all of the symbols of their atrocities with him. Indigenous people see it as how the Jewish people see the swastika. McGill must stop bulldozing alleged unmarked graves before any investigation....
Posted: Thu, Jul 28, 2022 5:14pm PDT
imageOglala Lakota Demand Missionary Leave for Hate Speech Demonizing Culture
by Brenda Norrell
The Oglala Lakota Nation has issued a statement demanding that the Jesus is King missionary and mission leave Oglala land for hate speech demonizing Lakota culture....
Posted: Sat, Jul 23, 2022 10:27pm PDT
imageCalifornia United States Colored Troops Help Save the Union
by Edited by Michael Harris
Rev. Thomas Starr King helped keep the thin margin of Union California vs Confederate California. US Colored Troops from California helped preserve the Union and begin the ending of legal slavery in America. Today, we honor National Buffalo Soldiers Day and share our unique California Journey from Slavery to Freedom....
Posted: Sat, Jul 16, 2022 2:01pm PDT
image2022 California Admission Day - Reclaiming the Past California Pioneers of African Descent
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Reclaiming the Past: California Pioneers of African Descent along the American River Parkway (1840-1875) remains a very contentious "need for popular culture" to discredit, destroy and disparage the salient contributions by people of African Descent throughout one of America's most endangered historical preservation sites, the Gold Mining District of Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar, Gold Rush California (1840-1875.)...
Posted: Sun, Jul 10, 2022 8:32am PDT
imageCalifornia Juneteenth Holiday Bill - AB 1655 - Our Unique Journey From Slavery to Freedom
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Since 2003, California has recognized Juneteenth through Assembly Bill 1749 (Longville) and signed into law by Governor Gray Davis. However, today 20 years later, it is our goal that Juneteenth through Assembly Bill 1655 (Jones-Sawyer) becomes an official California State Holiday....
Posted: Mon, Jul 4, 2022 1:18pm PDT
imageGenocide in Indian Country: Torture Experiments, Trafficking and Mining
by Brenda Norrell
Censored News: Exposing the Genocide: Torture Experiments, Trafficking and Mining. Mohawk Mothers continue their case in Quebec Superior Court. Their case exposes the U.S. CIA torture experiments, as Mohawk Mothers demand a search for unmarked graves of their children at McGill University in Montreal....
Posted: Mon, Jul 4, 2022 12:19pm PDT
imageToronto World Mining Conference: Indigenous Murdered while Corporations Lure Natives
by Brenda Norrell
While Indigenous are being assassinated around the world for defending their homelands from mining, the world's largest mining conference was held in Toronto. Outside the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, Indigenous protested the loss of lives, land and clean rivers. Inside the world mining conference, four Native people spoke who are now on the boards of notorious mining companies....
Posted: Sun, Jun 26, 2022 7:42am PDT
imageOAK FLAT: Divided Ninth Circuit Leads Apache Stronghold to Supreme Court
by Apache Stronghold
SAN CARLOS, Arizona – Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision ruled that the request for a preliminary injunction to halt the land exchange of Oak Flat be denied. Apache Stronghold—a coalition of Apaches, other Native peoples, and non-Native allies, which is represented by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty—has vowed to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court immediately....
Posted: Sun, Jun 26, 2022 7:20am PDT
imageCalifornia Juneteenth Paid Holiday for All
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The long and difficult journey to establish Juneteenth as a National Holiday has strong roots in California. Nearly 2,000 US Colored Troops from California helped preserve the Union and begin the legal ending of chattel slavery that continues today. Alignment with US Law, signed by President Biden for all Federal employees is good. A paid holiday for all Californians may take a bit more time and need your assistance. No need to rush, 20 years ago AB 1749 (Longville) made the difference wi...
Posted: Thu, Jun 23, 2022 9:41pm PDT
image2022 California Juneteenth - National Freedom Day
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
In the coming years over 100 California cities with @100,000+ residents will begin to discover our unique California Juneteenth Legacy, helping manifest equity and greater inclusion throughout the 5th largest economy in the world. Today, "Mining for Freedom" or the authentic "Golden Legacy" of our California USCT who fought, bleed and died for freedom is a fierce debate impacting future generation....
Posted: Mon, Jun 13, 2022 10:58am PDT
imageCatholic Church and University of Arizona Denied Apache Beliefs, Desecrated Mount Graham
by Brenda Norrell
The New York Times article fails to document the role of Cardinal Sodano and the University of Arizona in denying the Apaches' sacred way of life and constructing a telescope on sacred Mount Graham...
Posted: Tue, Jun 7, 2022 8:33am PDT
imageRapid City Hotel Owner Arrested for Spraying Native Americans with Chemical Spray
by Brenda Norrell
RAPID CITY, South Dakota -- In this city that is synonymous with bordertown racism, the owner of a hotel here was arrested Friday after spraying Native Americans with a chemical spray as they protested racism at the Grand Gateway Hotel....
Posted: Sat, May 28, 2022 2:44pm PDT
imageNavajo Grandmother Honored with International Uranium Film Fest Award
by Brenda Norrell
Dine' grandmother Elsie Begay, 83, of Monument Valley was honored with the Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Uranium Film Festival. Begay received her award in Dine' and English languages yesterday. Indigenous People around the world have been targeted with uranium mining, nuclear dumping, and atomic bomb testing. Radioactive tailings left behind by reckless corporations are strewn on the Navajo Nation and around the world. The award presentation and speakers video is...
Posted: Tue, May 24, 2022 1:49pm PDT
imageSikowis and Nick Estes: Imperialism and Christian Colonial Capitalism in Indian Country
by Brenda Norrell
Nick Estes, Lakota professor and co-founder of The Red Nation, and Sikowis, founder of Great Plains Action Society, described the Christian Colonial Capitalism, imperialism and theft of Native land that led to the current failed system and deceptive schemes of non-profit philanthropy, at the annual Bioneers Conference....
Posted: Fri, May 20, 2022 10:35am PDT
imageHonorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. at Negro Bar State Historic Park
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Enslaved and Free, people of African Descent played a profound role in authentic California History. US Army Corp of Topographical Engineers led by John C. Fremont testimony shows the placement of the "African Founding Father of California" and so many "hidden figures" soon valued and preserved at Negro Bar State Historic Park in a good way. Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar, Gold Mining Towns on the way to California Statehood, September 9, 1850....
Posted: Mon, May 16, 2022 3:45pm PDT
imageChallenging Colonialism s01e04 Indian Boarding Schools: Colonialism through Education
by Martin Rizzo-Martinez & Daniel Stonebloom
This episode of Challenging Colonialism examines the history of the Indian Boarding Schools that impacted thousands of Indigenous Californian children, specifically focusing on Sherman Indian High School in Riverside, Stewart Indian School in Reno, and Saint Boniface Indian School in Banning. Duration: 1 hr 1 min 30 sec...
Posted: Thu, May 12, 2022 3:08pm PDT
image2022 World Trade Month - Expanding California African Global Trade
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Since 1938, the United States has recognized May as World Trade Month and used it as an opportunity to celebrate the importance of international trade to the U.S. economy. 2022 Africa Unity Week is helping organize and promote The World Conference of Mayors and Black Towns and Historic Settlements Alliance in California as we build global unity. Together, we must build greater awareness and highlight the role of international business and trade in our communities....
Posted: Sun, May 8, 2022 5:19pm PDT