August 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Sunday, April 22, 2018

O'odham Suffering from Malnutrition Because of Border Restrictions and Arrests


O'odham Suffering from Malnutrition Because of Border Restrictions and Arrests of O'odham by U.S. Border Patrol

By Ofelia Rivas
Censored News

"O'odham in Mexico living on the border have an immediate need for food, at least one O'odham woman is suffering from malnutrition for the second time.
"O'odham Voice Against the Wall is fundraising in order to purchase food in Mexico and deliver to the community." -- Ofelia Rivas, O'odham Voice Against the Wall is fundraising.
Contact Ofelia Rivas at: 4oodhamrights@gmailcom
Donate at her website:
http://www.solidarity-project.org/

Honoring Missing Indigenous People in Fallon, Nevada

Photos by Western Shoshone Carl Bad Bear Sampson


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Photos by Bad Bear Sampson, Western Shoshone

Article by Brenda Norrell
Censored News

FALLON, Nevada -- In a town with a history of racism and violence toward Native people -- Fallon, Nevada -- Native Americans gathered to remember and honor Indigenous Missing People, just across from the courthouse and police station.
Buck Sampson, Paiute elder, said, "Indigenous Missing People gathered at Williams Avenue and Main Street, Saturday.
"Good turn out this afternoon. Lots of powerful Prayers today, and the healing of some of the Women started today. They want to keep this prayer going everyday, especially for the talking circles and prayer circles in Lovelock, Fallon,  Stillwater, Wadsworth, Schurz, Pyramid Lake, Yomba, Reno, and Carson City."
"It was real spiritual and uplifting with good songs and singers, well represented by the American Indian Movement," Buck Sampson told Censored News. 


Copryight photos Carl Sampson, article Censored News. May not be republished without permission.