Monthly Archives: February 2013

AIM – Wounded Knee II, 40 years later

Chase Iron Eyes on AIM and the 40 year anniversary of Wounded Knee II. Definitely read the whole article at Last Real Indians. Today, Feb. 27, 2013 is the 40th Anniversary of the Siege at Wounded Knee, also affectionately known … Continue reading

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Yee toowú klatseen á! You all be strong!

Great words from XH’UNEI at the Juneau Empire By XH'UNEI LANCE A. TWITCHELL FOR THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Our region and people are in the middle of an incredible storm. Our ancestors used to soak themselves in the winter waters for … Continue reading

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Sea Otter: a felony to hunt or a need to control the population?

Which way is it going to be? The feds have made their presence in southeast Alaska known, engaging in undercover investigations into sea otter hunting and trading which have resulted in one Haida hunter/furrier accepting a plea deal for a … Continue reading

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Breaking Tináa, Breaking Copper Shields, and Bringing Shame in Raven’s Bioregion

Namgis hereditary chief Beau Dick has broken a copper shield to shame the Canadian government and draw attention to environmental issues in the region that threaten Native people. Among my tribe, the Tlingit, we call such copper shields Tináa and … Continue reading

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Sherman Roger Alexander vs United States: From our point of view

By Nahaan (son of Sherman Roger Alexander) February 05, 2013 Tuesday AM Letter of Support for Roger Alexander, Haida Hunter, Fisher, Gatherer, and Furrier. “I’m not saying that any of this is your fault, or even any of your grandparents … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Warrior Publications:
Namgis hereditary chief Beau Dick walking to Victoria legislature. Scores of Native people rallied at the Victoria legislature on Sunday, Feb 10, 2013, to attend a copper cutting ceremony performed by Namgis hereditary chief Beau…

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Yéil ḵa G̱uwakaan — Ḵeixwnéi X̱ʼéidáx̱

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