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Hispanics in America The History Channel 20th Century Mike Wallace. A commune in Chiapas? Mexico and the Zapatista rebellion, 1994-2000. Since the occupation of January 1994, many have projected their hopes onto this 'exotic' struggle against 'neo-liberalism'.

A commune in Chiapas? Mexico and the Zapatista rebellion, 1994-2000

Indigenous peoples in Latin America - a general overview. Udskriv.

Indigenous peoples in Latin America - a general overview

Bolivia's Rising Indigenous Bourgeoisie. Evo Morales speaks in favor of Indigenous development at the UN. Video: Evo Morales: Indigenous Rights. First of all, we’d like to salute, thank and recognize the countries of the world that approved and voted for this Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, just as fifty, sixty years ago, the United Nations for the first time recognized the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Video: Evo Morales: Indigenous Rights

And it’s only now, over 500 years later, that indigenous people’s rights are being recognized. Happily, there were only a few countries that didn’t support this declaration.And so, I want to say to the indigenous peoples, but also to the other peoples who live in the cities, that this is a very important thing that the struggle for indigenous people’s rights has not been in vain. And it was very important to get organized to mobilize. EVO MORALES the film. Talk to Al Jazeera - Evo Morales: A Bolivian idol. Native American Artifacts. The Archaeological Resources Protection Act and The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act by Judith Benderson Attorney, Office of Legal and Victim Programs, Executive Office for U.S.

Native American Artifacts

Attorneys Cultural resources: why should they be protected? The Naked Truth: Mark Ruffalo Speaks on Standing Rock & #NoDAPL. Dakota Access pipeline: the who, what and why of the Standing Rock protests. The Native American protests against the Dakota Access pipeline have become an international rallying cry for indigenous rights and climate change activism, drawing thousands to the rural area of Cannon Ball, North Dakota.

Dakota Access pipeline: the who, what and why of the Standing Rock protests

As the controversial oil pipeline approaches the river that the Standing Rock Sioux tribe fears it will contaminate – and as a militarized police force continues to engage in tense standoffs with demonstrators – here is what we know so far. What is the Dakota Access pipeline? The Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) is a $3.7bn project that would transport crude oil from the Bakken oil field in North Dakota to a refinery to Patoka, Illinois, near Chicago.

Standing Rock Sioux: 'we can't back down now' on Dakota pipeline fight. The Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters are vowing to resist Donald Trump’s executive order to allow construction of the Dakota Access pipeline with legal action, civil disobedience and a return to the “water protector” encampments.

Standing Rock Sioux: 'we can't back down now' on Dakota pipeline fight

“President Trump is legally required to honor our treaty rights and provide a fair and reasonable pipeline process,” said Standing Rock Sioux tribal chairman Dave Archambault, who called Trump’s action “politically motivated”. “Creating a second Flint does not make America great again,” he added. Timeline Records - Native Voices. Richard Nixon's Native American Federal Policy. By Dina Gilio-Whitaker Updated September 01, 2016.

Richard Nixon's Native American Federal Policy

Modern American politics among various demographics can be traced along predictable lines when it comes to a two-party system, especially those of ethnic minorities. Original americans 500 Nations. Occupy Wounded Knee: A 71-Day Siege and a Forgotten Civil Rights Movement - The Atlantic. American Indian Movement Documents from MSU. A Photographer Remembers Wounded Knee, 40 Years Later : The Picture Show. Vietnam veteran, Sid Mills, a Yakima man, stands guard.

A Photographer Remembers Wounded Knee, 40 Years Later : The Picture Show

Owen Luck Lakota Elder Tom Bad Cob sings a Lakota lament. This would be the last time I would see him, as pressure from law enforcement prevented me from returning to Pine Ridge for many years. Lakota, Dakota, Nakota - The Great Sioux Nation. In 1862, after a failed crop the year before and a winter starvation, the federal payment was late to arrive.

Lakota, Dakota, Nakota - The Great Sioux Nation

The local traders would not issue any more credit to the Dakota and the local federal agent told the Dakota that they were free to eat grass. As a result on August 17, 1862, the Sioux Uprising began when a few Dakota men attacked a white farmer, igniting further attacks on white settlements along the Minnesota River. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee - Wikipedia. Before the publication of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, Dee Brown had become well versed in the history of the American frontier.

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee - Wikipedia

Having grown up in Arkansas, he developed a keen interest in the American West, and during his graduate education at George Washington University and his career as a librarian for both the US Department of Agriculture and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he wrote numerous books on the subject.[3] Brown's works maintained a focus on the American West, but ranged anywhere from western fiction to histories to even children's books. Many of Brown's books revolved around similar Native American topics, including his Showdown at Little Bighorn (1964) and The Fetterman Massacre (1974).[4] Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee was first published in 1970 to generally strong reviews.

Synopsis[edit] We Hold the Rock. "You Are On Indian Land": The 1969 Indian Occupation of Alcatraz. We Are Still Here Nanticoke and Lenape History Booklet pre release v2. NCHGC: History: Native Cultures: Navajo. During the nineteenth century, some Navajos carried on traditional raids for food, animals and captives, a lifestyle common at the time among many peoples. (For more on this feature of life in the Southwest from the 1600s to 1800s, see James F. Brooks’ Captives and Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands, published in 2002 by University of North Carolina Press.) As more white settlers pressed in upon Diné homeland and plans for transcontinental railroads progressed, the U.S. Army set out to capture Navajos and incarcerate them at Fort Sumner in eastern New Mexico.

Colonel Kit Carson led a scorched-earth mission in 1863 to force the Navajos’ surrender. In 1868, Manuelito and other chiefs at the fort signed a peace treaty with the United States, allowing their people to return to their homeland. American Indians in the 20th Century. "We Are Still Here": American Indians in the Twentieth Century - Peter Iverson. Native Americans and the Federal Government. At the start of the twentieth century there were approximately 250,000 Native Americans in the USA – just 0.3 per cent of the population – most living on reservations where they exercised a limited degree of self-government. Alcatraz source. The following is an excerpt from the proclamation “To the Great White Father and All His People,” written by an activist who occupied Alcatraz Island. We, the Native Americans, re-claim the land known as Alcatraz Island in the name of all American Indians by right of discovery. . . . We will purchase said Alcatraz Island for twenty-four dollars [$24] in glass beads and red cloth, a precedent set by the white man’s purchase of a similar island [Manhattan] about 300 years ago.

We feel that this so-called Alcatraz Island is more suitable for an Indian Reservation, as determined by the white man’s own standards. 1. It is isolated from modern facilities, and without adequate means of transportation. 2. It has no fresh running water. 3. Contemporary Native Photographers and the Edward Curtis Legacy - Portland Art Museum. This major exhibition features contemporary photographs by Native American photographers Zig Jackson, Wendy Red Star, and Will Wilson in dialogue with photographs from Edward Sheriff Curtis’ renowned body of work The North American Indian.

This timely exhibition and associated educational programming will ask visitors to consider Curtis’ continuing influence on the interpretation of Native American culture while highlighting contemporary reactions to his complex role within the history of representation of indigenous peoples. Contemporary Native Photographers and the Edward Curtis Legacy: Zig Jackson, Wendy Red Star, Will Wilson will feature multiple volumes from the groundbreaking publication The North American Indian.

Funded by financier and philanthropist J.P. Edward Sheriff Curtis. American Experience. American Indian Activist Russell Means Powerful Speech, 1989. Russell Means. Russell Charles Means (November 10, 1939 – October 22, 2012) was an American Oglala Lakota activist for the rights of Native American people and libertarian political activist. The Trail of Tears. (3) We Shall Remain - Trail of Tears.