Monthly Archives: February 2012

The John T. Williams Totem Pole Raising Ceremony

Pictures Here Disturbing Dash Cam Footage of the Shooting More info and links at Lingit Latseen From Tragedy Comes Beauty: Memorial Pole Erected for John T. Williams Indian Country Today A storm of outrage ripped through Seattle after the shooting … Continue reading

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How to Build and Use a Traditional Apache Sling

A little bit of interesting history here, and a fun project. I’ve built slings but am nothing close to an expert with them. Slinging.org While stationed at Biggs Air Force Base (now defunct) in El Paso, Texas in 1963, I … Continue reading

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Ancient Archery

This isn’t so much American Indian related as it is just plain cool. This fellow in western Oregon replicates a stone aged bow and arrow set, building them with stone aged tools, and then almost makes an amazing kill on … Continue reading

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Osoyoos Indian Band to Partner in New Prison on Reserve

Originally posted on Warrior Publications:
The Osoyoos Indian Band, one of the most business-oriented bands in BC under the dictates of chief executive officer Clarence Louie, will be further collaborating with the BC government and Corrections Canada to build and…

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Watersheds & Autonomy in the Arid West

This is very much in line with bio-regionalism, which is one of the inspirations for the theoretical Republic of Cascadia. Some tribal nations also reflect bio-regionalism, though they developed these characteristics independently (see here & here.) A choice quote: In … Continue reading

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America’s 1,000 year old, resilient urban environment

This is a satellite image of Taos Pueblo, a 1,000 year old North American urban environment. What you see is a dense, walkable urban core surrounded by fields with common pasture lands to the west and common food and fuel … Continue reading

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Indian Warriors

The real secret which makes the Indian such an outstanding soldier is his enthusiasm for the fight. –U.S. Army Major, 1912 Seeds to me we need to reassess who our real enemies are.

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