First Nations News & Views: Invisible Indians at Netroots Nation, Navajo artist Tony Abeyta, 1895

Welcome to the 15th edition of First Nations News & Views. This weekly series is one element in the “Invisible Indians” project put together by navajo and me, with assistance from the Native American Netroots Group. Last week’s edition is … Continue reading

Centuries of Genocide: Modoc Indians, Part II

( – promoted by navajo) photo credit: Aaron Huey Ethnography Prior to contact, the Modoc people inhabited an area approximately 5,000 square miles in southern Oregon and the northeastern corner of California, where today Modoc County corresponds somewhat to traditional … Continue reading

Why the Sand Hill Indians Went to the UN

( – promoted by navajo) On February 17, 2009, the oldest indigenous Native American tribe in New Jersey filed a lawsuit against the State of New Jersey, the Governor of New Jersey, the NJ Secretary of State and the NJ … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving! Pass the genocide gravy.

( – promoted by navajo) Crossposted from Left Toon Lane, Bilerico Project & My Left Wing click to enlarge The early settlers of Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts were particularly grateful to Squanto, the Native American and former British slave who … Continue reading