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Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Red Cloud Indian School will search beneath concrete for graves at school with history of abuse

The Holy Rosary Mission, now Red Cloud Indian School on Pine Ridge, opened in 1888. Before he passed to the Spirit World this year, Lakota publisher Tim Giago described the beatings and rapes at the school.

Red Cloud School will search beneath concrete for graves at the school with a history of abuse

By Brenda Norrell
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PINE RIDGE, South Dakota -- Before he passed to the Spirit World, Lakota publisher Tim Giago wrote about the beatings and rapes at the Catholic school on Pine Ridge. Warning about the apparent guilt at the school, which now wants to hear their stories, Tim said, "I will never forgive them for what they did to us."

Now, there is a search for graves at Red Cloud Indian School.

Red Cloud Indian School said it will remove concrete and search for possible graves of children in October, according to a statement on its website. The school is a private school of the Catholic Church, which opened in 1888 with the name Holy Rosary Mission.

Oglala Lakota Nation: Gold Mine Exploration Approval in Sacred Black Hills Fails to Comply with Law

draft decision from the U.S. Forest Service would allow a Minnesota company to conduct exploratory drilling for gold within a half-mile of the Pactola Reservoir in South Dakota's Black Hills.

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The Oglala Lakota Nation has drafted a letter to ask the Black Hills Forest Service to withdraw a decision notice on a gold exploration project. Lakotas said the Forest Service has failed to comply with the law.

“The Black Hills are sacred to our people,” the Oglala Lakota Nation said. “We know them as ‘the heart of everything that is.’ The Forest Service has failed to comply with the law and has failed to consider the environmental and cultural impacts of the Project under the National Environmental Policy Act.”

The Jenny Gulch Gold Exploration Project is a year-long drilling project planned near Silver City, South Dakota, in search of gold.

Now! Lockdown Shutdown Elbit's Death Machine in England

Now in England: Lockdown shutdown in front of Elbit Systems weapons factory. Elbit is the same company that constructed spy towers on the Tohono O'odham burial places. Now the spy towers transmit live data to U.S. Border Patrol agents who can stalk vulnerable O'odham in traditional communities.

Numerous Border Patrol agents in the Tucson sector have been arrested for serial rape and drug running. In Palestine, Elbit Systems is a death machine, responsible for Israeli surveillance, weapons and weaponized drones. Elbit's contract on the Tohono O'odham Nation was granted by the U.S. government and approved by the elected Tohono O'odham Nation government over the objections of traditional O'odham.

Elbit is an Israeli defense contractor carrying out Apartheid. -- Censored News.

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