Category Indigenous

proudblacksista: Return our People | Ramblings…

Return our People | Ramblings… – They, being the museums, tell us that they are not the owners of these remains, but the keepers of them until they can be handed back to the families and communities to have a burial or to be housed in somewhere safe. But these people and the hair samples […]

Archived Press Release: Why We are Occupying Bernie Sanders’ Burlington Office: (April 26, 1999)

Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 09:21:29 -0400 From: Will Miller [http://www.uvm.org/iaag/why-occupy.htm] Subject: Occupying Bernie Sander’s Burlington Office with follow-up Instant Antiwar Action Group Contact: Will Miller Press Release – April 26th, 1999: Why We are Occupying Bernie Sander’s Burlington Office: [Burlington, VT] I am writing on behalf of the anarcho-socialist-feminist and anti-racist left in Vermont, […]

Reclaiming his indigenous name: Khelsilem’s story – Home | New Fire with Lisa Charleyboy | CBC Radio

‘Rebranding’ himself as Khelsilem was based on where that particular name comes from.”Khelsilem comes from a family that did a lot of work that was very public – canoe building and carving,” he said.”These are things that are done in a private sense but then shared with the world afterwards.”As he was getting ready to […]

I Am a Native American Woman With White Privilege | Yes, I Said; Yes, I Will, Yes.

There are a lot of ways in which it sucks to be a light or white-presenting Native American. I’m often not recognizable, even to people of my own nationality. Sometimes, I even have to perform to be seen by myself, as if by wearing turquoise and beadwork, I won’t get so lost in the Western […]

Animated interactive of the history of the Atlantic slave trade.

This interactive, designed and built by Slate’s Andrew Kahn, gives you a sense of the scale of the trans-Atlantic slave trade across time, as well as the flow of transport and eventual destinations. The dots—which represent individual slave ships—also correspond to the size of each voyage. The larger the dot, the more enslaved people on […]

Homosexuality not un-African – Africa’s gays argue

The Nandi and Kisii of Kenya and parts of Eastern Africa are also recorded to have practised female-to-female marriages, while among the Cape Bantus, lesbianism was ascribed to women who were in the process of becoming chief diviners, known as isanuses. Generally in Southern Africa, many female diviners were thought to have been either homosexual […]

4thWorldRadyo: La Zapatistas – The Ongoing Struggle Against neo-Colonialism with the AngryWhiteKid | APNS Public Radyo

Summary: TheAngryindian speaks with US Social Justice activist and anti-colonialist news blogger Scott Campbell a.k.a., the ‘AngryWhiteKid’ (angrywhitekid.blogs.com /@angrywhitekid) about recent developments and communiqués from the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN – ezln.org.mx) and how their struggle relates to other Indigenous political and liberation (and survival) efforts in the Américas and across the Fourth World. Listen / […]