Football Fan Threatens to “Fucking Cut” Native American

Football Fan Threatens to "Fucking Cut" Native American

  [A] blonde little wisp of a girl completely freaked me out as I waited in line for the bathroom. “Is that shirt supposed to be funny?” she asked motioning to my satirical”Caucasians” T-shirt. And then she said, “I’ll fucking cut you.” Actually, she didn’t scare me so much as the wannabe linebackers standing behind her who looked like they

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I Deserve Justice: Native Women From Alaska – 5 Part Series

I Deserve Justice: Native Women From Alaska - 5 Part Series

This September, as world leaders make their way to the United Nations for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, five brave Alaska Native women are traveling to New York to ask the world to… Source: joespub.tumblr.com See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations

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Last speaker of Native Californian Wukchumni Language

‘Who Speaks Wukchumni?’

    Wukchumni is both a Native Californian language and people. They are of the Yokuts tribe residing on the Tule River Reservation. The Tule River Reservation was established in 1873 by a US Executive Order in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is south of Fresno and north of Bakersfield. It occupies 55,356 acres. -Wikipedia “This short documentary profiles the last fluent speaker of Wukchumni, a

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VIDEO – A THUNDER-BEING NATION – The Oglala Lakota of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

A Thunder-Being Nation, Oglala Lakota, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

  The journey of the Oglala Lakota of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, from their origins through to their contemporary life. The most comprehensive look at an Indian Reservation in a documentary made over 13 years by international award winning film-maker Steven Lewis Simpson director of Rez Bomb. Click through to Rent or Buy movie.   Source: vimeo.com See on Scoop.it

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Interactive Time-Lapse Map Shows How the U.S. Took More Than 1.5 Billion Acres From Native Americans

Interactive Time-Lapse Map Shows How the U.S. Took More Than 1.5 Billion Acres From Native Americans

  This interactive map, produced by University of Georgia historian Claudio Saunt to accompany his new book West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776, offers a time-lapse vision of the transfer of Indian land between 1776 and 1887. As blue “Indian homelands” disappear, small red areas appear, indicating the establishment of reservations.  (Above is a GIF of the map’s

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