Black Creek Indians Sue for Muscogee Creek Nation Citizenship | Public Radio Tulsa

Black Creek Indians Sue for Muscogee Creek Nation Citizenship | Public Radio Tulsa

“The Creek Nation, relying upon this openly racist Dawes rolls, decided to segregate, strip and steal the heritage, culture and citizenship of those so-called Creek freedmen and their descendants,” said attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons. The federal lawsuit asks the U.S. Department of the Interior be barred from granting benefits to the tribe until the freedmen are […]

A City in California Gave Land Back to Indigenous People. It’s a Start.

A City in California Gave Land Back to Indigenous People. It’s a Start.

Eureka’s return is believed to be the first time a local government has returned land to a tribe in the U.S. Eureka City Council member Kim Bergel described the return as “the right thing to do.” Eureka’s actions are significant politically, spiritually, and also economically. https://talkpoverty.org/2019/10/30/california-land-back-indigenous/ San Francisco Bay Area, CA Needs this for us […]

Historical photo of mountain of bison skulls documents animals on the brink of extinction

Historical photo of mountain of bison skulls documents animals on the brink of extinction

Men standing with pile of buffalo skulls, Michigan Carbon Works, Rougeville MI, 1892. Photo from Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library. We are living through a period of unprecedented species extinction due to human-induced changes to the planet’s ecosystems. This is not the first time human activities radically changed relationships between land and life. Illustrated by a famous […]

More than 10% of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department personnel in coronavirus quarantine

More than 10% of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department personnel in coronavirus quarantine

More than 10% of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s employees are in quarantine due to the coronavirus, a number officials attributed to the explosion of cases throughout the county.⚒️ As of Monday, 🏜️655 non-sworn and 1,216 sworn personnel were in quarantine🤫 after having ⚖️tested 💉positive or having had a confirmed exposure, according to department […]

New York built a highway ramp on Native land, and a tribe isn’t happy

New York built a highway ramp on Native land, and a tribe isn’t happy

The project was built on land sacred to three Native American tribes whose ancestors inhabited the area centuries before. In 2016, the state Department of Transportation agreed to install large murals showcasing Native American history and tradition along the overpass . The murals — which displayed tribe members dancing in traditional dress — would have […]

New Study Shows Masks Do Not Protect Wearers and New Info on Surfaces

New Study Shows Masks Do Not Protect Wearers and New Info on Surfaces

A new study from researchers in Denmark seems to indicate that surgical masks did not protect wearers against COVID-19, while the research shows coronavirus is airborne and scrubbing surfaces offers little to no help. Study: Masks do not protect wearers from contracting coronavirusA new study conducted by researchers in Denmark found that people who wear […]

They carried out a genocide against Native Americans. Why does California honor

They carried out a genocide against Native Americans. Why does California honor

Governor Gavin Newsom apologizes to Native American tribes state violence against their ancestors. Spanish settlers created a mission system that wiped out California Indians. He’s speaking in West Sacramento. BY GAVIN NEWSOM’S OFFICE Guns, gold and genocide. Politicians like to flatter Californians by speaking of our state as the land of boundless opportunity, but these […]