Monthly Archives: September 2011

More Latinos identify as Native American, census shows

I, for one, welcome the efforts of Latinos to rediscover their indigenous roots. It is clear that many of them are descendants of Central and South American tribes. As long as they don’t try to identify as my tribe without … Continue reading

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Judge suspends construction of huge dam in Brazil’s Amazon region

Washington Post By Associated Press, Published: September 29 SAO PAULO — A Brazilian judge has suspended work on a massive hydroelectric dam in the Amazon jungle, saying it would harm fishing activities on the Xingu River. Brazil’s government, which strongly … Continue reading

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New Book Released- The Militarization of Indian Country

THE MILITARIZATION OF INDIAN COUNTRY From Geronimo to Bin Laden Latest LaDuke book addresses military impacts on Native Americans- from naming of military lands to toxic waste dumps. HONOR THE EARTH Contact: Dawn Newbrough Tel. 612-879-7529 Email: info@honorearth.org With the … Continue reading

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When you leavin’?

“When you leavin’?” White men in Indian Country squirm when they hear this. The person who has this question directed at him is usually the representative of a government or quasi-government agency, or maybe a mining representative doing some kind … Continue reading

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Xingu Indians vs Belo Monte Dam

Chief Raoni crying when he learned that the President of Brazil approved the Belo Monte dam project on the Xingu indigenous lands. Belo Monte will be bigger than the Panama Canal, flooding nearly a million acres of rainforest & indigenous … Continue reading

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Hands on High School in Rural America

Bertie County suffers from many of the issues that Indian Country does. Its rural, isolated, sparsely populated and impoverished. It lacks a pool of talent to draw from to teach its youngsters. Enter Project H Design. Through a hands on … Continue reading

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Eliminate the FDA, the Insurance Companies, and Medical Education Before They Kill You

American Indians generally exhibit higher rates of obesity, diabetes, substance abuse and a whole slew of health issues than the general population. Additionally, we are found in some of America’s most rural regions, with limited access to health care. While … Continue reading

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