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'Red Nation Rising: From Bordertown Violence to Native Liberation' new book documents racism and violence in bordertowns and birth of The Red Nation

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'Red Nation Rising: From Bordertown Violence to Native Liberation' new book documents racism and violence in bordertowns and birth of The Red Nation
By Melanie Yazzie
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Super thrilled to announce my first book, co-authored with Nick Estes, Jennifer Denetdale, and David Correia, with a brilliant and fierce foreword by Brandon Benallie and Radmilla Cody.

Native Americans delivering innovative relief with CARES Act funds

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Native American Nations are providing direct financial aid to members under federal CARES Act 
By Brenda Norrell Censored News
The coronavirus pandemic in Indian country is resulting in severe hardships across the country, from food insecurity to the pressing need for laptops for distance learning.

With the pandemic now in the fifth month in Indian country, many Native American Nations are providing direct financial relief to members with federal CARES Act funding, from the Nooksack, Mashpee Wampanoag, Red Lake Ojibwe, and  Lac Courte Ojibwe to the Choctaw, Quapaw, Wichita, Citizen Potawatomi, Cherokee, Winnebego and Zuni Pueblo.

No More Deaths medical station raided with massive show of force by Border Patrol in Arivaca, Arizona

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"Disturbing photos show the aftermath of the raid at Byrd Camp. Last night Border Patrol and BORTAC arrested people receiving care and ransacked the humanitarian aid station, ripping apart tents and destroying medical supplies. In an attempt to suppress documentation of the military-style raid, Border Patrol seized the cell phones volunteers used to document the violence. This morning during clean up, volunteers also saw that agents had disconnected the power to the well, the only water source on the property of the remote desert camp." -- No More Deaths




The military-style raid comes after No More Deaths sought information on the US Border Patrol's swat team BORTAC, which was also just involved in attacking protesters in Portland. In Arivaca, over 30 people were detained who were receiving aid, as the temperatures soared to over 100 degrees.

No More Deaths Censored News
French translation by Christine Prat August 1, 2020
Update August 4, 2020
ARIVACA, Arizona -- The U.S. Borde…

RAPID CITY: Heavily-armed SWAT team ready to shoot 14-year-old Lakota who was not home

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A massive SWAT team outside a residential home in Rapid City, South Dakota, was positioned for six hours on Sunday night, prepared to deliver deadly force. Police were searching for a 14-year-old Lakota boy who was wanted for questioning in connection with a shooting. The boy was not home.
By Jean Roach, Lakota Censored News
Wow the Rapid City Police Department, Sheriff's Department, SWAT Team, Special Response Team, Highway Patrol brought their Bearcat and accessories including a robot tank, LRAD and no masks. The 14-Year-old Lakota Boy who was not home! How much manpower do they need? There were no non-lethal weapons! They all carried assault weapons ready to kill this youngster! They should make sure where their info came from but they were fishing for six hours! Now, where's your next manhunt?

Update: Rapid City police admit that they didn't even know if a crime had been committed when the massive SWAT team surrounded a residential home. The teenager who was shot earlier…