Enforce ICWA in South Dakota; Reunite Lakota Children with their Native Culture

( – promoted by navajo) Petition: http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/… 
NPR broadcast: http://www.npr.org/2011/10/25/… An estimated 700 children a year are being illegally seized by the government in violation of the federal law and family rights and placed in the care of white families … Continue reading

The Wounded Knee Massacre: 121st Anniversary

( – promoted by navajo) The Sand Creek Massacre and the Washita Massacre both led to the Wounded Knee Massacre. The Sand Creek Massacre brought the realization that “the soldiers were destroying everything Cheyenne – the land, the buffalo, and … Continue reading

Centuries of Genocide: Modoc Indians, Part V (Termination Era, 1954-1986)

( – promoted by navajo) photo credit: Aaron Huey Don’t worry if you missed previous installments. This diary will serve as a stand-alone and as part of the series. In the 20th century, there were two separate, legal, Modoc entities: … Continue reading

Centuries of Genocide: Modoc Indians, Part IV

In case you missed anything… Part I describes the first generation of Modoc people to contact European-Americans, and the slow war in the Klamath Basin that destroyed the Second Generation. The Ben Wright Massacre is analyzed. Part II encapsulates the … Continue reading