August 2020

Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Monday, November 16, 2020

Navajo Nation issues three week lockdown order, schools closed, Nov. 16, 2020

Mercury Bitsuie, and his Uncle Andy Dann, have raised their own funds and deliver food, water, and supplies to Navajos in their home communities, including homes in remote Black Mesa. They are now cutting firewood for fellow Dine'. Donate to Dine Land and Water.

Navajo volunteer, Bitahnii Wilson raised funds and delivers new water barrels and water to fellow Navajos in need, along with supplies to neighbors in Hopi, Apache and Zuni lands. 

Navajo volunteers deliver food and water to fellow Dine', as federal virus funds have not reached those most in need

By Brenda Norrell
Censored News

The Navajo Nation issued a lockdown order beginning today, Nov. 16 which continues for three weeks, until Dec. 6. All schools will be shut down and all tribal offices closed, except for essential employees. A red status has been issued for all businesses.

Navajo President Jonathan Nez said, "On Friday, the Navajo Nation finalized two public health emergency orders and one executive order that will go into effect on Monday, Nov. 16 for a three-week period."

Debra White Plume Memorial Service


Debra White Plume Memorial Service

Debra L. White Plume
"Wioweya Najin Win"
August 20, 1954 ~ November 10, 2020

Debra L. White Plume, “Wioweya Najiŋ Win” was born on August 20, 1954 in Pine Ridge, SD to John Baptiste Reshaw and Bernice Ione (Swallow) Stone. Debra made her journey to the Spirit World on November 10, 2020 in Rapid City, SD.

Debra is survived by her spouse, Alex White Plume of Manderson, SD; children, Johnny Joe White Plume, Lance Martin, Sr., and Wacinhin Ska Win Rosebud White Plume all of Manderson, SD, Jessica White Plume of Twin Buttes, ND, Wiwang Waci Win Camp of Newtown, ND, and Vic Camp, Posh Camp, Dallas White Plume, and Sam Tall all of Manderson, SD; siblings, Joe Bat Reshaw of Porcupine, SD, Linda (Floyd) Reshaw of Rapid City, SD, Michelle (Steve) Tyon of Porcupine, SD, Denise (Butch) Reshaw and Glen Reshaw both of Pine Ridge, SD, and Tami Stone of Rapid City, SD; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, & nephews.

Debra was preceded in death by her parents, John Baptiste Reshaw and Bernice Ione (Swallow) Stone; sister, Ione Reddy; maternal grandparents, Zoe Monroe and Charles Swallow; paternal grandparents, Mary Ellen Brewer and Joseph Reshaw; grandson, Victorio Camp, Jr.; and great granddaughter, Aaliyah Horse.

Pallbearers will be Lance Martin, Sr., Charles Camp, Preston Camp, Tyson White Plume, Lance Martin, Jr., Mato White Plume, and Rudolfo Balles.

Honorary pallbearers will be All Sundancers, Big Foot Riders, Water Protectors, Red Warrior Camp, American Indian Movement, Marisa Rivera, Miana Faye, Kate Thunder Hawk, TJ Afraid of Hawk, Trinity White Plume, Wanahca Rowland, Maisena White Plume, Jesse Rose Afraid of Hawk, Denise White Plume, Wicahpi White Plume, Mary Camp, Brooke Camp, Sisterhood-Natalie Hand, Pam Afraid of Hawk, Cordelia White Elk, Donna Albers, Frieda Brewer, Frieda Chase Alone, Olowan Martinez, Suree Towfignia, and Kent Lebsock; and all Relatives & Friends.

Memorial Services: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Friday, November 20, 2020 at Kiza Park in Manderson, SD
Traditional Lakota Services: Vic Camp

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD.  605-867-5454

Owe Aku
PO Box 325
Manderson, SD 57756

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