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 […]

Oakland taps state funds to secure housing for over 100 homeless people

Oakland taps state funds to secure housing for over 100 homeless people

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf speaks during a press conference at The Paloma at Oakland Hills on Monday, November 16, 2020 in Oakland, CA. Schaaf announced Wednesday that, with funding from the state, Oakland purchased 17 homes that will eventually house more than 100 unsheltered people. More than 100 unhoused people in Oakland will begin moving […]