Turtle Island and the Indigenous groups who have continuously occupied these lands are older than the United States of America. Our spiritual beliefs are tied to Ina Maka (Mother Earth).
Just for a minute, imagine that the situation in Hawaii involving land, Native Hawaiians and Hawaiians could be boiled down so that Hawaii has one of those Old World medieval walled cities, where a population known as the Native Hawaiian community lives, inside the walls.
How are we to accurately interpret the word “reconciliation in the title of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada?
The one thing the 50 states that make up the United States of America (not counting insular territories) have in abundance is their claim to land. That vast amount of land is in large part Indian and Indigenous peoples land.
The hubbub surrounding the Nevada militia occupying the Oregon
Video from the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge often reveals the occupiers waving paperback copies of the U.S. Constitution. This claim of authority for their actions in the fundamental law of the U.S. leads to media descriptions of “cowboy legal scholars.”
After nine years the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has made a landmark and far reaching decision about the quality of Indigenous child welfare.
On January 2, 2016, a group of white ranchers who are part of what has been called “the Sage Brush Rebellion” began an armed occupation of lands designated as “the Malheur Wildlife Refuge,” outside Burns, Oregon.
The Bundy Militia finally got the gunplay they demanded and I’m sorry.
Some days I leave my classroom unsure that what I have taught has any real effect on my students, but then there are days like today.
On the basis of Christian bigotry, racism, and dominium from earlier generations, the United States have given themselves permission and are still giving themselves permission to take for
The July 14 column, "Protect He Sapa, Stop
For quite some time I have told people, “They’re called reservations for a reason. If the government had any intention of helping our people and lands, they’d be called preservations.
Settler Colonialism has best been defined as more of an imposed structure than a historical event.