Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

January 17, 2023

O'odham in Sonora Emergency Food Fundraiser Jan. 17, 2023

Ofelia Rivas, the longtime founder of O'odham Voice Against the Wall, received an urgent request for food for O'odham families in Sonora. Please donate for food and gas, by way of PayPal on her website, or contact her by email. Thank you.  Ofelia Rivas e-mail

Ofelia lives on the border on the Tohono O'odham Nation and has spent her life as an advocate for O'odham on both sides of the border. Her international human rights efforts and struggle to protect the sacred have taken her to the Mother Earth Conference in Bolivia, UN Climate Summit in Cancun, and United Nations. -- Censored News

Border Nation

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The Tohono O’odham people have lived on both sides of the US-Mexico border since long before either country existed. As an increasingly militarized border threatens their way of life, Ofelia Rivas journeys across the border seeking to revitalize her ancestral village. Border Nation by Jaason Jacks.

Border Nation

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