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About Vince

I am a Tlingit, born and raised in Tlingit Country, and a proud member of the Tlingit Nation.

‘Don’t Let the Corporation Steal Our Land!’ Tlingit Elder Opposes Alaska Native Landless Bill

Originally posted on Lingit Latseen:
Frank Hopper’s article on opposition to the Alaska Native Lands Bill is a must read. Cited is public testimony given by Keiheenouk’, John Martin, Sr. of Hoonah, AK. The article is an excellent entry into…

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LaVoy Finicum’s message to Native Americans

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In a video released the evening of his death, LaVoy Finicum, the man who was shot and killed on Tuesday in Harney County, addresses some concerns voiced by Natives regarding the occupation. In the video…

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First Nation’s clay kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria in lab tests

CBC News Clay from Kisameet Bay, B.C., used by B.C. First Nations for centuries for its healing properties could be a new weapon in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria, says new research from the University of British Columbia. The research, … Continue reading

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Reading Through An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States: Multiculturalism

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An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States. Photo: Vince Rinehart I’ve finally picked up Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s book, An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States. The book is an attack on the legitimizing ideology…

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Menominee Tribe’s Hemp Crop Destroyed by DEA Agents

By Christie Green, CBS News, Oct 24, 2015 Federal Agents destroyed Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin’s industrial hemp crop on Friday, October 24, according to a statement by the Tribe. In May 2015, tribe had legalized the growing of low … Continue reading

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8th Annual Abolish Columbus Day March – Seattle Washington

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From the event page on Facebook: Sunday, October 11 at 12:00pm Westlake Park, Seattle, WA The state of Washington, and several other areas across the so called “United States” still celebrate the man who helped…

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KSM Mine vs. Ancestral Tribal Lands

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United Transboundary Mining Work Group is a coalition of tribal governments working to protect ancestral lands and waters in Southeast Alaska/British Columbia. They have published the following map showing the location of the proposed KSM…

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