Author Archives: aboriginalpress

VIDEO: Valdés on Schomburg and Diasporic Blackness | Left of Black – #ADPhD

VIDEO: Valdés on Schomburg and Diasporic Blackness | Left of Black – #ADPhD – “Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined in the Left of Black studio by scholar and author Vanessa K. Valdes (@Valdes23), Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at the The City College of New York. Professor Valdes is the […]

Bridget Brennan // Ancient virus lurking in remote #Australia, affecting thousands of #Aboriginal adults

Ancient virus lurking in remote Australia, affecting thousands of Aboriginal adults – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) – It is called T-cell lymphotropic virus type 1— or HTLV-1 — and Australia has the highest levels in the world. A distant cousin of HIV, it is a blood-borne virus that can be sexually transmitted or passed […]

“Hadji Girl”; #Iraq // #Syria // #Afrin // #HumanRights // #Dehumanisation

Hadji Girl – Wikipedia – “Hadji Girl” is a song by Corporal Joshua Belile of the United States Marine Corps about a fictitious encounter with a family of Iraqis. A video of Belile performing the song was posted anonymously on YouTube.com in March 2006. It sparked controversy at a time when Marines were facing public […]

#Idaho SCT Briefs in Coeur d’Alene Water Rights Case

Here are the briefs (so far) in Coeur d’Alene Tribe v. State of Idaho: Tribe Opening Brief US Opening Brief via Idaho SCT Briefs in Coeur d’Alene Water Rights Case — Turtle Talk

Monte Mills // Court tests Native American treaties in 21st century

Hot Springs Sentinel Record – Court tests Native American treaties in 21st century – saac Stevens, the first governor of the territory of Washington, negotiated treaties on behalf of the United States with tribes across the Pacific Northwest and did so using similar treaty forms and language. In the heart of salmon country, Stevens recognized […]

#FridaKahlo #Barbie doll banned from shop shelves in #Mexico

Frida Kahlo Barbie doll banned from shop shelves in Mexico – BBC News – Her great-niece, Mara Romeo, told AFP news agency that the doll’s complexion was too light. “I would have liked the doll to have traits more like Frida’s, not this doll with light-coloured eyes,” she said. After the decision was made, Mrs […]

After the Secret Flights to Deport #Windrush Migrants, No-One Is Safe in #Tory #Britain

Mike in his articles attacking May and her truly foul decision to destroy the evidence needed for the Windrush migrants to show their right to live in our wonderful country also mentioned that poem by Martin Niemoller. Niemoller was one of the scandalously few Christians in Nazi Germany to oppose the regime. You know the […] […]