One of Canada’s Biggest Cities Just Officially Admitted That It Was Built on Unceded Aboriginal Territory

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Vancouver city council decided that the land still belongs to the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh people Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.smithsonianmag.com The first western settlement built in what is now the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, went up in 1893. Little more than a trading post set up by the Hudson’s Bay Company, a fur-trading company that at one point owned most of

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Native American Activist #RexdaleHenry Found Dead In Jail Cell After Traffic Fine Arrest

Native American Activist #RexdaleHenry

By Counter Current News A Native American activist was recently arrested and found dead in jail under conditions very similar to those of Sandra Bland in Texas. Rexdale W. Henry, 53, was recently found dead inside the Neshoba County Jail in Philadelphia, Mississippi, on July 14th. He had been arrested over failure to pay a minor traffic citation. Local WTOK, reported that

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Tribe Seeks Hate Crime Charges After Parks Employee Shot 2 Native Americans, Killing 1

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By Rachelle Blidner  The Northern Arapaho Tribe wants a Wyoming man charged with a hate crime after police say he killed one tribal member and wounded another at a detox center while targeting homeless alcoholics. Roy Clyde, a 32-year-old parks employee, told authorities he shot Stallone Trooper and James (Sonny) Goggles as they were lying in beds at the Center of Hope in

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Mark Plotkin: What the people of the Amazon know that you don’t

“The greatest and most endangered species in the Amazon rainforest is not the jaguar or the harpy eagle,” says Mark Plotkin, “It’s the isolated and uncontacted tribes.” In an energetic and sobering talk, the ethnobotanist brings us into the world of the forest’s indigenous tribes and the incredible medicinal plants that their shamans use to heal. He outlines the challenges

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Some Native Americans Had Oceanic Ancestors

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This week has seen a flurry of new scientific and news articles.  What has been causing such a stir?  It appears that Australian or more accurately, Australo-Melanese DNA has been found in South America’s Native American population. In addition, it has also been found in Aleutian Islanders off the coast of Alaska.  In case you aren’t aware, that’s about 8,500

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A Native rapper brings his people’s past to the present [VIDEO]

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Curator: Morgan Shoaff   I had a chance to speak with him about his song “Warpath,” and he laid it all out: “This song is only the beginning but was made to reignite that warrior spirit in our Native men, from generations past,” he said. “I was born in 1982, around the same time hip-hop was becoming established as a

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