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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Thursday, June 20, 2019

'Protecting the Protectors' -- Challenging the Ridiculous 'Riot Booster' Law in South Dakota, Photos by Jean Roach, Lakota






Photos by Jean Roach, Lakota

'Protecting the Protectors' -- Challenging the Ridiculous 'Riot Booster' Law in South Dakota
Photos by Jean Roach, Lakota
Article by Brenda Norrell, Censored News
RAPID CITY, South Dakota -- The American Civil Liberties Union told a federal district court that South Dakota's three so-called "riot boosting" laws are unconstitutional and violate the First and Fourteenth Amendments of Free Speech and Assembly.  In federal court on June 12, the ACLU asked the court for an injunction so the measure does not go into effect on July 1.

Wampum Workshop in the Dawn Lands Aims to Decolonize Commerce Trade and Title in New England

Hartman Deetz (Mashpee Wampanoag) Photo by Teko Photography
Wampum Workshop in the Dawn Lands Aims to Decolonize Commerce Trade and Title in New England 

By Hartman Deetz
Censored News

BOSTON -- Divest Invest Protect in partnership with Ockway Bay Wampum, and The North American Indian Center of Boston (NAICOB) is excited to announce the launch of its public education series called “The Beads That Bought Manhattan.” This project will create light sculptures and projections, printed speculative indigenous currency, and a UN Declaration on the Rights Of Indigenous Peoples wampum treaty belt as a means to spark a global conversation on value, capital, natural resources, and indigenous economic human rights in a time of climate crisis.
The Wampum Workshop lead by artist Hartman Deetz will work with seven indigenous apprentices in the manufacture wampum and the exploration of indigenous pre-colonial law, customs, and economic systems.

RED NATION 'Call to Action: The Red Deal, Indigenous Action to Save our Earth' June 19-20, 2019


Download hi-res poster here.

The Red Nation (TRN) invites allied movements, comrades, and relatives to two days of action and planning on June 19 and 20. The first day is a listening session and workshop to draft and implement the Red Deal, a movement-oriented document for climate justice and grassroots reform and revolution. The second day we will take action against the continued leasing of Indigenous lands for oil and gas drilling in the Greater Chaco Landscape and in Dinetah.

50th Anniversary Takeover and Occupation of Alcatraz: Indians of All Tribes, Nov. 20 -- 23, 2019








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