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Standing Rock -- 45 NODAPL Cases Dismissed, Warrants Quashed by Order of Judiciary

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Las Vegas Review Published Racist Cartoon -- by Western Shoshone Ian Zabarte

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Letter from Western Shoshone Ian Zabarte to Las Vegas Review Journal

Dear Mr. Ramirez,

Mr. Ian Zabarte P.O. Box 46301 Las Vegas, NV 89114
January 29, 2019
The Las Vegas Review Journal P.O Box 70 Las Vegas, NV 89125
Regarding: Racism and accessory to genocide.
Yesterday, January 18, 2019, the Las Vegas Review Journal published a propaganda cartoon in derogation of Native Americans using a stereotype of Indian alcoholism. Racism is an abuse no matter how softly or funny media represent its abuse.
The Las Vegas Review Journal fails as the fourth estate, a public trust, by under reporting, reporting one side on the issues affecting indigenous people or not reporting the truth or perspective of indigenous people. There is a genuine and pervasive failure of trust by the media to report the truth of issues concerning Indigenous people. It is media disservice to openness, freedom of information and democracy. The Shoshone people seek understanding and reconciliation and get abuse from …

Mohawk Nation News 'Up Against the Wall'

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Dine' Jean Whitehorse tells personal story in new documentary : US Sterilization of Native Americans

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Photo copyright Brenda Norrell, Censored News

New docmentary 'Ama' tells the story of Jean Whitehorse


RUMBLE Native Music Censored by U.S. Inspires Generations

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Rumble on PBS

By Brenda Norrell
Censored News

The  underground music that kept the spirits alive, Rumble, The Indians who Rocked the World, is now on PBS.
Buffy Saint Marie explained in an interview at Dine' College how Presidents Johnson and Reagan put her out of the music business in the U.S. because of Universal Soldier, and her protest of the Vietnam war. That interview, my article as a staff reporter, was censored for 7 years by Indian Country Today, when the newspaper was owned by the Oneida Nation in New York.
The lyrics and sound were so dangerous to the U.S. government that it was a priority to silence it. Back on Navajoland, Chili Yazzie and XIT were the sound of a new generation of revolution, freedom and survival. --  Brenda, Censored News Watch Rumble now online or on  PBS. The great musicians include Taboo, who sang 'Stand Up,' standing up at Standing Rock. http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/films/rumble/

Border Tribes to Begin Summit with Closed Meeting with Homeland Security

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By Brenda Norrell Censored News
PASCUA YAQUI -- A two-day Tribal Border Summit begins Thursday with a closed meeting between Tribal Leaders and U.S. Homeland Security, according to the agenda. NCAI is among the hosts of the summit. Along with Pascua Yaqui and Tohono O'odham tribal leaders in southern Arizona, St. Regis Mohawk, Puyallup and Pauma will be in the closed meeting. Currently Trump is holding Congress and the workers of America hostage over  construction of the proposed border wall. The shutdown of the U.S. government is the priority of Trump,  reflecting the Apartheid of South Africa, the terror of Palestine and the regime of Hitler, an attempt to manufacture the oppression, isolation and government control of the Berlin Wall. Since the time that the imaginary border line was drawn, Native Americans crossing the border in their homelands have faced constant abuse by the U.S. Border Patrol and ICE. The abuse includes the U.S. Border Patrol running over Tohono O'odha…

Peltier's Statement re: Nathan Phillips incident in DC

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I just saw the incident taking place in Washington, DC in which a demonstration between the white Make America Great Again (MAGA) representatives and

I just saw the incident taking place in Washington, DC in which a demonstration between the white Make America Great Again (MAGA) representatives and a Native Elder singing a religious song took a horrendous turn. There were threats and insults by the young punk wearing the red M.A.G.A. hat while an Elder, who happens to be my long time AIM friend and comrade Nate Philipps, was singing a religious song. Now, I see the media and folks changing it around like it was the Natives Elder fault.
Let me explain to you what the song's history is.
The Northern Cheyenne People gave this song to the American Indian Movement for an honor song in 1972 after the 71-day occupation of the Wounded Knee massacre grave site, which is now a memorial site, owned by a white person... can you believe that? Wounded Knee is a sacred area for the LAKOTA peopl…