First Autonomous Indigenous Government in Peru Created

Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Jan 25, 2016

The Wampis people of Peru recently created the nation’s first Autonomous Indigenous Government, which does not seek independence from Peru but intends to protect their rights and their territory.

 

Oregon Militia Nuts Hold Paiute History, Artifacts Hostage

 

Indian Country Today , News Report, Jacqueline Keeler, Posted: Jan 21, 2016

There are approximately 4,000 artifacts belonging to the tribe in the buildings the militants are holding. The occupation is entering its third week.

 

#OscarsSoWhite, Again: A Symptom of Hollywood's Racism

 

Telesur, Commentary, Jacqueline Keeler, Posted: Jan 16, 2016

The struggle to disentangle our modern selves from the old storylines set up at the dawn of the medium of cinema continues into the 21st century.

 

Y'all Qaeda Militia Not Welcomed by Oregon Locals

 

Indian Country News, News Analysis, Steve Russell, Posted: Jan 13, 2016

the descendants of the aboriginal owners of the dirt upon which the Malheur Wildlife Refuge sits (formerly the Malheur Indian Reservation)have held a press conference.

DiCaprio Shares Golden Globe for “Covenant” with First Nations People

 

Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: Jan 11, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio accepted the Golden Globe at the 2016 Golden Globes 73rd awards ceremony on Sunday held at the Beverly Hilton hotel in California. DiCaprio won the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for his role in the feature film Revenant, directed by Alejandro G. Inarritu who took the best director Globe. The Revenant was also named best picture.

 

Q&A: For Native Community, Irony and Shaky Claims in Oregon Standoff

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jan 09, 2016

Writer Jacqueline Keeler says the standoff in Oregon "shows a lot of ignorance" about legal claims by the U.S. government over the land it claims to own.

 

Bundy Militia Musters Again Over Paiute Land

 

Indian Country, News Report, Steve Russel, Posted: Jan 03, 2016

Some of the same armed “militia” involved in the Cliven Bundy affair in Nevada have occupied federal land in Oregon formerly reserved for the Northern Paiute.

Native American Tribes Donate $600,000 to Terrorist Attack Victims

 

Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Dec 22, 2015

Two Native American tribes have jointly donated $600,000 to aid the victims of a terrorist attack that claimed the lives of 14 people at a disabilities service center in San Bernardino, California, earlier this month.

 

Rethinking Terrorism, Guns and the Study of Violence

 

Trahant Reports, Commentary, Mark Trahant, Posted: Dec 07, 2015

Instead of a thoughtful conversation about climate change, or even guns and violence, terrorism dominates our discourse.

 

Let It Be Pot: Two Washington State Tribes on Board

 

Indian Country, News Report, Richard Walker, Posted: Dec 03, 2015

For the Suquamish Tribe and the Squaxin Island Tribe, licensing the retail sale of marijuana and legalizing its use on their lands now seems unavoidable.

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