Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

March 31, 2020

Actor Mark Ruffalo joins Dineh for 'Protect the Sacred' livestream about COVID 19, March 31, 2020

Tonight! Please join me, Shaandiin Parrish, James & Ernie Comedy, and more for an EMERGENCY Livestream to discuss how COVID-19 is impacting the Navajo Nation and what the Navajo people (and allies) can do to help protect their sacred ways of life and elders.

Please go to to watch the Livestream at 7pm MST.

Western Shoshone Ian Zabarte invitation to 'Power Dialog' Climate Initiative

By Ian Zabarte
Principal Man Western Shoshone
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Please find here all the final details about the Power Dialog that we are going to have in a week. We are going to start at 5:30 posting the videos in our Student Sustainability Council FB website:

Please invite more people to join us in this power dialog! Thanks!

The University of Nevada in Las Vegas is taking the state lead in a unique, major national climate education initiative called Solve Climate By 2030 organized by the Bard Center for Environmental Policy. As Nevada’s coordinator of this virtual event and UNLV Student Sustainability Council Grad Representative, I’ll like to invite you to attend this national dialog.

COVID-19 has shown how fragile our health and economic systems are to extreme events. Our scientists have also told us clearly that, unchecked, climate change will turn our lives into a series of unending extreme events: floods, droughts, rising seas, pests and disease, more extreme storms and hurricanes, leaving hundreds of millions of people homeless and on the move.

Details: On Tuesday, April 7, UNLV will be one of the 52 universities, one in every state of the country, focused on ambitious but feasible state and local solutions to help solve climate by 2030. On that date, we’ll find the three big things that need doing in your state if we really aim to stop climate change. 

Link to attend our Nevada’s Power Dialogue:

5:30 - 5:40 pm Welcome to Power Dialogue - Solve Climate by 2030

Eban Goodstein, Director, Graduate Programs in Sustainability / Bard College (via video)

5:40 - 6:40 pm Climate Solutions Panel (via video)

Three Climate Leaders will discuss solutions to move us towards Solving Climate by 2030

1. George Rhee Ph.D., Climate Change Calculator Creator

2. Ian Zabarte, Native Community Action Council Secretary

3. Jonathan Royce Esteban, Tesla Company

6:40 - 7:00 pm Q&A’s, Community Discussion Online

Join us on Facebook and be part of this Power Dialog. What can individuals do to help “move the needle” on climate change? How do we translate the solutions identified by the state experts in the panel discussion, to actionable items on the ground?

Please help us to inform about the event to others interested on climate change solutions. See attached our invitation and our Nevada Senators’ Climate Commitment Letters.

Save the date:

NOTE: This opportunity is not just for environmental studies classes. The challenges posed by solving climate change necessarily range across history, science, business, culture, economics, psychology, religion, government, media, journalism, and the arts. Solve Climate has teachers guides for all these subjects for a one-hour follow-up discussion to the state-level, solutions-focused webinars.

The webinars will be recorded so you can view and discuss them in class ANYTIME DURING APRIL AND MAY. Register at our state site or feel welcome to contact me to stay informed.

Help #MakeClimateaClass go viral. Follow and promote us on twitter @solveby2030, and Instagram/Tiktok/Facebook/LinkedIn @solveclimateby2030. Tell all your friends to do it too!

Principal Man Ian Zabarte
Western Bands of the Shoshone Nation of Indians
Treaty of Ruby Valley (Consolidated Treaty Series Vol. 127 1863)

Navajo Nation creates field medical stations as coronavirus cases increase to 148

Twenty new cases and three more deaths related to COVID-19 reported, Medical stations being established in Chinle and Tuba City

By Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer
March 31, 2020
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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — According to the Navajo Department of Health and Navajo Area Indian Health Service, in coordination with the Navajo Epidemiology Center, the number of positive tests for COVID-19 has reached a total of 148 for the Navajo Nation as of Monday. In addition, there are now a total of five confirmed deaths related to COVID-19.
The 148 cases include the following counties:
Navajo County, AZ: 69
Apache County, AZ: 16 *changed due to clarification of one individual’s residency
Coconino County, AZ: 32
McKinley County, NM: 9
San Juan County, NM: 15
Cibola County, NM: 1
San Juan County, UT: 6
On Monday, Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer met with health care officials and emergency responders who are working to fully establish a federal medical station to help fight the spread of COVID-19 in the community of Chinle, Ariz.
On Sunday, President Nez and Vice President Lizer spoke with the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Region 9 Administrator Robert J. Fenton to coordinate the mobilization of federal personnel to deliver much-needed equipment including 58 beds, blankets, personal protective equipment, and other essential items at the Chinle Community Center. Chinle Unified School District Superintendent Quincy Natay and others were instrumental in making the facility available for use.
“We are thankful to FEMA and Mr. Natay for the assistance, but we also recognize that it’s not enough. In speaking with the health care experts, the supplies that were delivered won’t last a full week, but we’re continuing to work hard every day to bring more and more resources. The Navajo Nation is also stepping up and using our own funds from the $4 million appropriation that was approved recently,” said President Nez.

Navajo Online Townhall March 31, 2020

Join us on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. (MDT) when President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer will host an online town hall meeting through Facebook to provide essential updates on response efforts, the number of COVID-19 confirmed cases, supply needs, and the Public Health Orders of the Navajo Nation. Ahee'hee'


Navajo Nation roadblocks in place as curfew goes into effect due to coronavirus

The Navajo Police Department began holding road blocks this evening, as the Navajo Nation-wide curfew took effect at 8:00 p.m. President Jonathan Nez and Vice President Myron Lizer joined Police Chief Phillip B. Francisco as they handed out COVID-19 pamphlets and urged drivers to return home safely and comply with the curfew. The curfew order is in effect daily from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Navajo Police are also checking for proof of essential work status for drivers and occupants. As a reminder, the curfew does not apply to essential employees reporting to or from duty, with official identification and/or a letter of designation from their essential business employer on official letterhead which includes a contact for verification.
President Nez and Vice President Lizer thank everyone who is following the curfew order. Tonight, they received reports of very low traffic flow in several communities on the Navajo Nation — this is good news! Please remind your family and friends of the curfew and please continue to stay home as much as possible. Ahe’hee’

March 30, 2020




Whapmagoostui QC, March 29, 2020.

Sacred Fire was lit in our community on Thursday, March 16th, 2020 and burned for people to offer tobacco in prayer over 4 days and 4 nights. Ceremonial Elders, as their ancestors did in difficult times, gathered in a ceremony each day and night to get direction from the Spiritual Realm on how to deal with COVID-19 virus.
The language of Spirit (ceremony) tells us that a Messenger has come, a dark Messenger whose relatives are (to name a few): hatred among men (humans), all that which clouds the mind such as alcohol, drugs and substance abuse; violence and human conflict of all forms, and, most importantly, the disregard for Mother Earth as a living being. The Messenger is relentless, and no one is immune. It will continue to spread, and it will take many innocents lives.
The pandemic cannot be cured by medicine alone; it must be combined with good deeds, prayer, and humanity’s collective commitment to change its ways, most of all, its dedication to minimizing the damage it does to the Earth. The pollution of air and water must be addressed. It is by doing
these things that a cure will come and humanity will have a better chance of surviving what’s yet to come.

Key Messages from the Ceremonies:
Respect for Mother Earth and all Beings in Nature Mother Earth must be respected and honoured as a living being that she is, and all beings in Nature honoured and left alone in their natural habitat. Too many are kept in captivity (zoos, labs) where their suffering is immeasurable. Even those in their own natural habitat, they suffer because of what Man has done to Mother Earth. They lose their food, medicines, and other essentials they need to bring up their offspring. Their suffering does not allow their energy to flow freely with the rhythm of the Cosmos. As such, their restricted-energy propagates sickness in the world. Their energy must be allowed to resonate freely throughout the Universe as it should for healing to come to the world.

Respect for Indigenous Peoples
Indigenous peoples have been oppressed all too long and their voices not heard. During this dark period, all persons will experience what oppression feels like, the inability to access your essential needs, the land, medicine, what you love most, and what you need to be happy. From this experience, and with the will to honour all Indigenous peoples of the world, brighter light will shine upon the Earth for the betterment of humanity.
With regard to the current pandemic, the message for Indigenous peoples themselves is to use your traditional medicines that come from your homeland, sing your song and dance for life in your own way. Despite the suffering that you experienced in the past and in the present, the Great Spirit has never left you. As the Language of Spirit (ceremony) says, the Great Spirit has eyes on you from all
Creation. His Spirit is present in his Creation, in the Sun, the Moon, the Stars, the wind, the rain. He is closer to you than the air that you breathe. Acknowledge him.

Respect for Women
Why are men more susceptible to the coronavirus? It has been said that the woman is the only Force in the Universe that can channel the human soul from the Spiritual Realm. She must be respected and honoured as such. In the world, women (even little girls) are abused, violated, sold for profit. Many are victims of human trafficking which goes against the Law that governs the Universe. Their suffering emits negative energy to the world that brings sickness. This must change.
A woman must be honoured always as a bearer of life, life-giver and nurturer. Be mindful of this Truth always: Without a woman, none of us would have life, today.

Original Teachings
At the beginning of time, like all other beings in the natural world, all nations of the world were given what our Elders call the “Original Teachings”, that if followed would help create and maintain balance and harmony in the world at all times. If heeded, those fully developed spiritually would  -- at the end of their Earth journey - be able to enter the Spirit World without the pains of physical death, as do all other species in Nature. To fully restore global balance and harmony, all nations must return to their roots on the Tree of Life and seek this knowledge. If we do not do this, we will be wiped out from the face of the earth and many souls may be lost.

Humanity must evolve
To work closely with the Great Spirit at all times, humanity must evolve in line with the Law that governs the Universe. For this to happen, all faiths in the world must evolve spiritually and in their own way. It’s only through deep spiritual knowledge and understanding that humans can fully realize that we are not above, but equal to, all Creation. This journey must begin now if we are to survive.
The current coronavirus is not Divine retribution. It is for all of us to realize that humanity has greatly violated the Natural Law. This law dictates that the Sun will rise in the East and set in the West until the end of time. No one person or a collectivity can change that. Any attempt to do so could result in an immeasurable catastrophe.

Humanity is called to reflect on its past and present and plan a new way of living with Mother Earth.
This is the only way to ensure that the human species survives till the end of time.
Blessings to all.

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Elder Matthew Mukash

Mohawk Nation News 'Earth Cleansing the Capitalist Bubble'


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MNN. 30 Mar. 2020. Native holocaust and denial in the Western Hemisphere began before the arrival of Columbus in 1492 ]and continues to the present.* In the 1600s the Western Europeans claimed ownership over the resource rich lands inhabited by the onkwehonweh in North and South America. They organized mad scientists to develop ways to conduct the biggest holocaust in all humanity. 150 million onkwehonweh, 95% of the people of turtle island, were annihilated. Today these rulers don’t care about the bottomless rage they created in us. We are an angry disappointed people. 
The capitalists sucked the blood of the people and the land. The last chapter of capitalism has arrived. The bubble is so big, it needs to burst. 
It is our duty to alert our people to any dangers, like the eagle that sits atop of the tree of peace.
The settler colonists minds are weak. They have been conditioned for hundreds of years to obey their leaders. Their religions programmed them with codes which their leaders use when they want war, bloodshed or utter chaos. Today’s leaders are dictators, not the servants of the people.Prayer, faith and threats silence the people so they can cull us until we are at a manageable level. Their past and present horror can never be reconciled or forgotten. The final outcome will be determined by our mother earth. Not by the scientific and media manipulators of human behavior. We were deprived of 150 million onkwehonweh who were not born. Our ancestors told us about the genocide.
Today the smallpox blankets are replaced with the COVID19 virus. The vaccine is centralized so the capitalists/corporatists can enrich themselves.
Scientists put triggers in the minds of the people to commit atrocities upon command. For us mother earth creates the mind of which we are part of together.  She acts and lives within us and remembers how we always tried to help her. The settler colonists’ plans to kill and suppress us were kept in the darkness. Now we see it.
The COVID19 virus is dancing around the settler colonialists ready to provoke, torment and strike. They are terrified. What they did to us is now being played out upon them.
The genocide is known as AIONTATHENIENTHO’SHERON, the “continuous torture”. Psychopaths don’t panic. US President Trump has no empathy. He sees his people suffering, sick, hysterical and crazy as they die. The antibodies they have are for the viruses and diseases they brought here to annihilate us. They did not start the COVID19 virus so they have no antibodies. They still think they are stronger than nature. That’s their biggest mistake. Trump’s remarks are bravado and auto suggestions that the old people should volunteer to die to save the stock market, and others might commit suicide for the team.
The day our voice was taken was the day we supposedly died. They always kept count of how many of us died and how many still exist. We hid. They hid the truth. They still try to silence us. The pendulum is swinging away from them. They scream for us to listen to them. “Here’s some money for the arts, for films, for shows, for pow wows, for education, for books and so on. Tell us more about yourselves so we can plan the next phase of the genocide.” The rulers want to put us to sleep by throwing money and potions at us.  
Their band councils are whores. They are cana’jon, squatters. The great peace shall deal with our traitors. They will fall into their own traps that they set for us.
The truth is our major weapon. Their lies about us were drummed into our heads. Now they are experiencing their own false made-up memories. The rulers hypnotize the people using promises, money and the American Dream. Their hands are still bloody from the hacking of our people. They murdered us and gave us small pox infested blankets to kill us. Then they made laws to decriminalized their actions. It is still immoral, wrong and evil to depopulate people. They wanted free reign to rape and plunder our mother.
When will their thirst for our blood be quenched? They don’t want to see their true desires revealed in the light of day. Our existence disturbs them. They created psychologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, counsellors, drugs and other diversions to cover and numb their hysteria.
The Minister of Indian Affairs was sent among us to mesmerized us. He hypnotized some with, “Follow me”. “Don’t be afraid”. “I will stop the madness. It will never happen again”. “Trust me”. The rulers want him to speak to us in Mohawk to pacify us so they can dissect us some more. Should they admit what they are doing, they would have hysterical seizures. They will run for their drugs and fire water to temporarily blind them. When it wears off, they get more. Liquor stores are not closed during this ongoing pandemic for a reason. Nothing makes them wake up and respect nature.

We were absolutely free as birds until the Western Europeans came. They could never imprison our minds. With the kaianerekowa, the great peace, we should be at the head of the table of nations, to teach them how to co-exist with mother earth and each other. Our mentor karonhiaktajeh said, “I’ve been waiting all my life for what they call civilization”. Til he died he never saw it.
Like charismatic Jim Jones who lead his followers to Guyana, Trump will tell his followers in effect “drink the kool aid’, or take the vaccine which might already exist.  
The settler colonists are conditioned to listen to post hypnotic suggestions or coded messages created by the Freud and Bernays influenced scientists who control all the propaganda, media and “education” systems. The public are pre-molded. Their mind control system tells them that what they think is their deepest desire. They don’t realize it is really the designed desire of the rulers that has been placed in their minds to control every aspect of their lives. This is all they are suppose to know. 
We want freedom for us and our mother earth. This is our gift from creation. The rulers with the artificial power are presently in charge, but not for long. Their system makes everybody submissive, lose their judgment and self-worth. The invaders are not a people of honor. They didn’t deal with us directly, except to shoot us in the back. They could not beat us in a fair direct confrontation.
The rulers cannot defeat the virus that has come for them. It has brought them to their knees. If they could, there would have been no more viruses. They are frustrated at their failures. They’ve stockpiled massive weapons of mass destruction on how to annihilate people, instead of using their energy to save people. Even life saving masks and ventiliators are withheld unless the capitalists get the right price. This is leading to mass hysteria.
The kaianerekowa, great peace, is to bring people together so we can share the burdens and success.
Canada’s ‘Framework Agreement’ is their “I-will-see-that-you-die” plan for us. Only karma will clear their conscience. 
The survivors will try to escape from turtle island. They locked us up like animals in their POW camps called “reservations”. They said we were being kept in ‘safe custody’! If we tried to escape we were classified as criminals and jailed, our families were destroyed or we were killed. This persecution continues. The invaders tried to destroy our soul, to put a darkness inside our minds. It worked on the band counsellors, the” hang-around-the-fort-Indians”.
The best weapon we have is to confront them with the truth. They don’t base any of their actions on natural law.
In the end they will kill and bury each other. They will leave turtle island never to be seen by the onkwehonweh again. We will be free of the red, white and black serpents.
onkwehonweh of turtle island will rise from the ashes and the world will be in a much better place because of it. The kaianerekowa will radiate throughout the world. A new era will begin. The invaders existence will recede into the darkness.
We will always be part of the natural world. Our consciousness is in us and connects us to the earth.
If the settler colonists don’t follow the kaianerekowa they cannot stay here. Everybody has a choice because they have the ability to reason. We need only ourselves to care for our mother.
World War I 1918 and its aftermath continues, the flu, Depression, the stock market crash in 1929, World War 2 and the continuation and celebration of war.
The natural force within has to be free to unleash the power of the great peace. This power was seen when we recently blocked the trains to support our family, the wetsuweten, who resisted the Coastal Gas Link which is now illegally completed. We the natural people are here to survive and coexist as brothers, sisters and with all life on this our mother earth.
The rulers of the settler colonists are shutting down freedom and knowledge. Their empire will be thrown over by a few.  Their stolen money is ineffective.
This is the chaos that begins the UN Agenda 21 Depopulation of the world, aka the New World Order.
Barry McGuire sings a perceptive anti-war song, “Eve of Destruction”: “The Eastern World it’s explodin’. Violence flarin’. Bullets loadin’. You’re old enough to kill but not to vote. You don’t believe in war but what is that gun you’re toten’.”
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Edward L. Bernays on “Propaganda”, Nephew of Sigmund Freud. Relationship between human Psychology, Democracy and Corporations; the invisible government that manipulates propaganda in the service of capitalism.
Propaganda and p.r. bernays. How to manipulate the masses.

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