tag: genocide

Nick Black Elk and Family
Why did so many tribal people give up their centuries old beliefs and convert to a foreign religion?
Mohawk Institute Residential School
Give us back our lands so that we might be restored to the embrace of the earth.
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The U.S. House of Representatives considers H.R.810, a bill to conduct a feasibility study on the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, on May 12, 2021.
Harold Frazier
“Native Sovereign Nations have been at the center of America from the beginning,” said Chairman Harold Frazier of the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Association.
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Hundreds of Native people and their allies marched through California’s capital to bring awareness to the epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.
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Since 1990, Nancy Carlson and other non-Native residents in a small Nebraska community have hosted annual reunions for survivors of the Genoa Indian School.
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Our ancestors endured genocide and assimilation for more than five centuries.
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Despite all efforts to erase Natives from the face of this continent, we are still here.
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Rick Santorum is an unhinged and embarrassing racist who disgraces CNN and any other media company that provides him a platform.
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The Department of the Interior under Secretary Deb Haaland is getting off to a great start.
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“The acknowledgement of the suffering and abuse while honoring survivors’ resiliency is long overdue,” said South Dakota Rep. Peri Pourier, a citizen of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Lakota Waldorf School
Being born in a time when Lakota was spoken by nearly everyone around me allowed me to become fluent within 6 years.
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About 8,000 students attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, whose founder had a motto: “Kill the Indian in him, and save the man.”
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The Trail of Tears, the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to Oklahoma, was one of the most inhumane policies in American history – but it wasn’t an isolated incident.
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December has not been kind to the people of the Great Sioux Nation, but as survivors we continue to carry on our spirituality and traditions.
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America has not apologized for the Wounded Knee Massacre and the Medal of Honor winners are still looked upon as heroes by the United States.
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Acknowledging the homelands of the Lenape people, Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) introduced herself as a Pueblo woman, a single mother and an advocate for public lands as a key member of President-elect Joe Biden’s climate and energy team.
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As they have for the past 17 years, Native men and women stood atop a windswept hill overlooking the Missouri River. They prayed for the Native children lost to the state welfare system.
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The 18th Annual Memorial March to Honor Our Lost Children took place on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa.
“Native Americans have overcome many hardships since the onset of colonization — genocide, forced relocation and assimilation — but we’re still here,” said Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico).
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In January 2020, Canada began accepting claims emerging from a billion-dollar settlement with survivors of Indian day schools.
Plans for a memorial which will honor the students of the Rapid City Indian Boarding School were unveiled during the annual Native American Day walk.
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What happens when the artistic director of an organization whose mission is to serve Native people comes out as not being Native?
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Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) introduced the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policy Act, a bill that seeks healing for stolen Native children and their communities.
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Our ancestors told us to always think seven generations ahead and conduct ourselves accordingly.