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  • prison
  • The agents confiscated his pen and pad and accused him of a felony punishable by 10 years in prison, saying he illegally possessed official papers seized when protesters occupied a Washington office building a few months before over the government's stewardship of Indian affairs. (nytimes.com)
  • Confined to a barren prison camp in Washington, the displaced Paiute Indians were dying. (billstclair.com)
  • literary
  • Allen shows how both Maori and Native Americans resisted the assimilationist tide rising out of World War II and how, in the 1960s and 1970s, they each experienced a renaissance of political and cultural activism and literary production that culminated in the formation of the first general assembly of the World Council of Indigenous Peoples. (google.com)
  • Hirsch in Cultural Literacy lists numerous literary references, historical facts, and scientific concepts that American students should know but apparently don't. (firstthings.com)
  • treaties
  • Allen's second focus is on the discourse of treaties between American Indians and the U.S. government and between Maori and Great Britain, which he contends offers strong legal and moral bases from which these indigenous minorities can argue land and resource rights as well as cultural and identity politics. (google.com)
  • Treaties from about 1800 to the Civil War were not particularly unfavorable to Indians, but after the Indian Wars, the 1887 General Allotment Act dispossessed them. (films.com)
  • lecturer
  • By this time, Sarah had become a nationally renowned lecturer and advocate of Indian rights, and she promised that she would use her formidable influence to expose Wilbur's murderous corruption. (billstclair.com)
  • Federation of Sask
  • The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations has voted not to accept the province's new smoking ban. (indianz.com)
  • The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations says the rising rate of tuberculosis poses disaster for Native people. (indianz.com)
  • Israeli
  • Activists oppose visit of racist Israeli historian Benny Morris who justifies ethnic cleansing and genocide. (inminds.co.uk)
  • Also on Tuesday, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee sent letters to Walmart, Amazon, eBay and Sears Marketplace, asking the retailers to remove "Israeli Soldier Kids Costume" and "Sheik Fagin Nose," billed as " perfect for an Arab Sheik . (cnn.com)
  • mascot
  • The NCAA held firm to its Indian mascot policy on Friday, rejecting appeals filed by two schools whose "Fighting Sioux" and "Chief Illiniwek" symbols are among the most controversial. (indianz.com)
  • Sioux
  • In a sudden and unexpected action Friday, three major agencies of the US federal government, the Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Justice and the Department of the Interior announced a temporary halt in pipeline construction near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota. (wsws.org)
  • the Pine Ridge Lakota Sioux and thousands of other Indian people who have supported Peltier so loyally and strongly at trials and hearings over two decades would not have done so if they thought him guilty of the cold-blooded killings charged by the prosecution. (nybooks.com)
  • For months, the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota has become groundfor resistance against the construction of a crude-oil pipeline that desecrated sacred burial and prayer sites and threatens the water supply of the surrounding Native American community. (worldpulse.com)
  • tribe
  • Many claimed to be Cherokee, or simply said they were Indian, without a definite tribe. (multiracial.com)
  • Leaders of the 4,000-member U'wa Indian tribe say that Occidental's plans for the oil-rich region of northeast Colombia threaten their livelihood and traditional way of life. (democracynow.org)
  • The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe of Washington reburied 21 ancestors who were being held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. (indianz.com)
  • Legally, being Native American is defined as being enrolled in a federally recognized tribe or Alaskan village . (wikipedia.org)
  • Rehnquist's Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian Tribe opinion expressed stereotypes. (films.com)
  • Born on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation of the Ojibwa Tribe, also known as the Chippewa, in northern Minnesota, Banks grew up impoverished in a home with no electricity, running water or indoor plumbing. (reuters.com)
  • protests
  • At least 37 people have been arrested in the North Dakota protests, along with another 30 environmental protesters arrested when they sought to block pipeline operations in Boone, Iowa. (wsws.org)
  • spoke
  • we spoke with two activists about the U'wa Indians of South America. (democracynow.org)
  • This questioning-and in fact rejection-of civilization happens almost exclusively in private, because a lot of these activists are afraid that if they spoke this in public, people would laugh at them, and they would lose whatever credibility they have-or feel they have. (derrickjensen.org)
  • History
  • I learned about this shameful but typical slice of American history when I visited. (indianz.com)
  • From PBS's acclaimed history series, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, in association with Native American Public Telecommunications (NAPT), comes WE SHALL REMAIN, a provocative five-part mini-series and multi-media project that establishes Native history as an essential part of American history. (nea.org)
  • North Dakota has had several Jewish settlements in its history. (prairiepublic.org)
  • History was made on the Red River of the North on this date in 1859. (prairiepublic.org)
  • In this edition of Moyers & Company, Bill speaks with Robert A. Williams Jr., a professor specializing in American Indian law, about American Indian's tragic history of dispossession. (films.com)
  • Williams, who is of Lumbee Indian heritage, says, "very much like African-Americans, the history of America is taking away resources, whether labor or land, from one racial group to give them to the dominate racial group. (films.com)
  • To attempt to pigeon hole or limit us again to a black/white context minimizes our complexity and ignores ethnic/racial discrimination that encompasses more than the history of slavery in America. (multiracial.com)
  • Rich in history and economics, Boggan's travelogue follows the trails of the original 49ers -- to San Francisco and beyond -- where Americans still risk life and limb for lucrative gold strikes. (roadscholar.org)
  • Cherokee
  • The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is translating "Thirteen Moons," the new book by Charles Frazier. (indianz.com)
  • Despite decades of struggle to keep their land, in 1838, thousands of Cherokee were forced from their homes in the Southeastern United States, driving them toward Indian Territory in Eastern Oklahoma. (nea.org)
  • supporters
  • This man-rarely mentioned in official documents-was among the sixty-four or more traditional people and AIM supporters who met violent ends on Pine Ridge Reservation in the three dark years that led up to the shoot-out, mostly at the hands of FBI-supported vigilante Indians who opposed the AIM. (nybooks.com)
  • Conservative activist Jason Mattera released a new video yesterday of a confrontation he had with Rep. Jan Schakowsky last month that is likely to have Second Amendment supporters outraged. (glennbeck.com)
  • Jewish
  • More to the point, the bulk of the settlers living in these settlements are well-connected messianic Jews who have strong influence not only in Israel, but also among the powerful Jewish communities in North America. (inminds.co.uk)
  • tribal
  • The tribal leadership is closely tied to the Democratic Party and the Obama administration, with Archambault hosting Barack and Michelle Obama for a visit in 2014, where he proclaimed the Obama administration the best thing that ever happened to Native Americans. (wsws.org)
  • former
  • In West Jerusalem, right-wing activists scribbled graffiti caricaturing the former mayor of Jerusalem as a self-hating Jew. (inminds.co.uk)
  • Peltier's trial, arbitrarily removed from Cedar Rapids, was turned over to Judge Paul Benson, a Nixon appointee and former state attorney general in Fargo, North Dakota. (nybooks.com)
  • Mayflower
  • After the Mayflower, the first episode of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE's five-part miniseries WE SHALL REMAIN, explores the polar strategies-peaceful diplomacy and warfare- the Wampanoag people employed in their struggle to maintain their identity. (nea.org)
  • encampment
  • Last week North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple, a Republican, put the National Guard on notice and assigned a dozen soldiers to reinforce state police barricades set up on roads between Bismarck, the state capital, and the encampment in Cannon Ball, in the southern part of the state. (wsws.org)
  • people
  • From historic times Melungeon people have claimed to be, at least in part, American Indians. (multiracial.com)
  • I pray for those agents' families," he has said, "just as I pray for the families of all the Indian people who died brutally on our reservations"-including the young AIM Indian Joe Stuntz who also lost his life on that June day, and whose execution (he was found shot between the eyes) was never investigated. (nybooks.com)
  • That accusation came from a well-fed hypocrite who - in the classic "Indian Ring" tradition - was growing wealthy by embezzling money and supplies promised to the pitiful, dying people over whom he presided. (billstclair.com)
  • As the contributions on new media point out, American Indians with access to a computer can tell their own stories, instantly to millions of people, making social networking and other Internet tools effective means for combating stereotypes. (worldcat.org)
  • years
  • American Indian activists have been vocal in recent years about how offensive it can be to wear native headdresses out of context. (cnn.com)
  • Native activists in Tennessee are mounting a campaign to protect the Two Rivers Mounds, a site dating back 1,000 years. (indianz.com)
  • Ed Jenkins, 78, who served 16 years in the House as a conservative Democrat from Georgia (1977-92), who famously took on Col. Oliver North during the 1987 Iran-Contra congressional hearings and who was defeated by fellow Democrat Richard Gephardt (D-Mo. (kuow.org)
  • For hundreds of years, Native American leaders from Massasoit, Tecumseh, and Tenskwatawa, to Major Ridge, Geronimo, and Fools Crow valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture. (nea.org)
  • His Irish-American mother died from breast cancer when he was six years old. (gradesaver.com)
  • ethnic
  • Eighty Americans from 42 ethnic groups were named yesterday as recipients of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor by the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. (nytimes.com)
  • claim
  • Europeans did not think the Indians could claim land, as they did not have private property. (films.com)
  • early
  • My own involvement in this process began very early as I have had a lifelong interest in American Indians. (multiracial.com)
  • Meriwether Lewis and William Clark get most of the credit for being early white explorers of the Missouri River and the American West, but their adventure wasn't the first. (prairiepublic.org)
  • leader
  • On today's date in 1918, Mrs. H.L. Peterson and her family from Bowbells, North Dakota were awaiting the April 1st issue of the "Nonpartisan Leader. (prairiepublic.org)
  • Read
  • As an immigrant many moons ago from India, it would not be a stretch to say that it took a while to both understand the firangi (read American) accent and become an active contributor to the same linguistic style. (indiacurrents.com)
  • employ
  • Founded by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) in 1962, Operation Breadbasket worked to improve the economic status of African Americans by boycotting businesses that did not employ or buy products made by blacks. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Chronicling milestones in the relationship between Indians and the media, some of the chapters employ a historical perspective, and other focus on contemporary practices and new technologies. (worldcat.org)
  • Minneapolis
  • Two weeks before North Dakota became a state, attorney Leslie Simpson of Minneapolis rented an office above a Dickinson bank and immersed himself in the world of frontier justice. (prairiepublic.org)
  • federal
  • Meanwhile, two other young Indians, Darrell Butler and Robert Robideau, indicted originally with Peltier on identical evidence and charges but tried separately in his absence, were entirely acquitted in federal court in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (nybooks.com)
  • A Congressman backing a land bill recently characterized Indians as wards of the federal government. (films.com)
  • Republican
  • The California Republican was a virtual unknown in Indian Country when he took over the panel in January 2003 after an election that. (indianz.com)
  • association
  • Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA). (encyclopedia.com)
  • reservation
  • The Dakota Access Pipe Line (DAPL), built to ship oil from the Bakken Shale field in North Dakota across four states to connect to existing pipelines in Illinois, would cross the Missouri River just above the reservation, threatening its water supply in the event of a leak. (wsws.org)
  • If the Soviet Union had somehow managed to invade and occupy the United States, the regime it would have imposed on the country would have differed little, if at all, from the Indian reservation system - which, let us not forget, was constructed by Carl Schurz, a German-born socialist who had been one of Lincoln's "Red Generals" during the war against the South. (billstclair.com)
  • children
  • The children of America deserve a future that finally lives up to the promise of serving each and every member of society with dignity honor and respect. (multiracial.com)
  • life
  • But five decades of English immigration, mistreatment, lethal epidemics, and widespread environmental degradation brought the Indians and their way of life to the brink of disaster. (nea.org)