Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

December 11, 2007

American Indian Airwaves, Dec. 12, 2007

Listen live or in online archives:
"UC Berkeley Revisited, Sacred Sites and Human Rights, and DHS' 30-day Ultimatum to Relocation"Part 1: UC Berkeley Revisited: Arrest and Struggle for the Ancestors
Lalo Franco (Santa Rosa Rancheria Tachi Yokut Nation), First Nation Representative of the Native American NAGPRA Coalition (NANC) ( ) provides us with an update on the University of California, Berkeley's (UCB) Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology continued engagement of exiling of the second largest collection of indigenous ancestors and sacred objects in the United States, institutionalized racism, and the NANC October 5th, 2007 demonstration. Part 2: Sounds from the Panel Discussion on Sacred Places and Human Rights Cindi Alvitre (Tongva Nation) Cindi Alvitre discussed the continuous daily struggles of the Tongva Nation, the first people of Los Angeles County, and Q'Orianka Kilchner discussed the plight and struggle of the Peruvian indigenous peoples fight against Globalization, oil and mine resources companies rape of mother earth, ecocide, and genocide. Part 3: Forced Relocation: the Continuing Saga of the Militarization of the Texas-Mexico Border, Dr. Elosia Garcia Tamez (Lipan Apache Nation). From the El Calaboz region in Texas, Elosia discusses Michael Chertoff's, Department of Homeland Security, recent 30-day ultimatum to binational indigenous peoples living along the Texas-Mexico border to voluntarily "relocate" or be "relocated."
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