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 […]

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 […]

Portland adopts Native-inclusive resolutions, including land acknowledgments

Portland adopts Native-inclusive resolutions, including land acknowledgments

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Portland City Council passed a resolution Thursday to adopt policies that better promote awareness and inclusion of Native and Indigenous people in city business and provide more equitable outcomes for them, including formalizing land acknowledgements. The measure, brought before city council by Commissioner Amanda Fritz, was created through the Regional Collaborative Land Acknowledgement […]

Message to California Governor Gavin Newsom. Indigenous Homeless Proposal.

Message to California Governor Gavin Newsom. Indigenous Homeless Proposal.

Californian Homeless Urban Native Indigenous People ProposalProposal#12042020To: Governor Gavin Newsom State of California RepublicAccording to a 1980s California Indigenous census the Native American Indian population was nearly 200,000 indigenous people that was relocated again after migrated to Oklahoma and Dakota’s then from Oklahoma Reservations to California. The Descendants of the Indian Removal Act aka Trail […]

INDIGENOUS FAMILY’S FIGHT AGAINST SYSTEMATIC DISPLACEMENT IN PORTLAND, OR

INDIGENOUS FAMILY’S FIGHT AGAINST SYSTEMATIC DISPLACEMENT IN PORTLAND, OR

In the early morning hours of December 8, 2020, riot officers with the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, Portland Police Bureau, and possibly other law enforcement agencies, violently dismantled the encampment at Red House. Along with sweeping the encampment, which supports and surrounds the Red House, officers entered the home itself, destroying its interior, and violently […]

California Racism is Plantation for the American indigenous people

California Racism is Plantation for the American indigenous people

California Racism is Plantation for indigenous people. For all indigenous people that are from 1850 Oklahoma reservations. Sentence to a 47 year walk to Oklahoma. Indigenous Removal Act by $20 racist President Andrew Jackson 1850s. And the mid 1900s to Indian relocation act Oklahoma tribes to California for more broken promises, treaties, contracts, new deals […]

Where squatters rights came from?

Where squatters rights came from?

1835-1850 American Indigenous Law Removal Act Survivors into Squatters. Carlson, Leonard & A. Roberts, Mark. (2006). Indian lands, “squatterism,” and slavery: Economic interests and the passage of the Indian Removal Act of 1830. Explorations in Economic History. 43. 486-504. 10.1016/j.eeh.2005.06.003. In May 1830, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the Indian Removal Act that authorized […]

Supreme Court Rules That About Half Of Oklahoma Is Native American Land

Supreme Court Rules That About Half Of Oklahoma Is Native American Land

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that about half of the land in Oklahoma is within a Native American reservation, a decision that will have major consequences for both past and future criminal and civil cases. The court’s decision hinged on the question of whether the Creek reservation continued to exist after Oklahoma became a state. “Today we […]

What Does Homelessness Look Like from an Indigenous Standpoint?

What Does Homelessness Look Like from an Indigenous Standpoint?

The urban conditions of Minneapolis’ largely Native American homeless encampment are bleak. Tents line the concrete which is grounds for rampant disease. Fatality is common, as is employment. Many urban homeless hold full-time jobs but fall victim to discriminatory practices including unlivable wages. Homeless in our own Homeland we don’t think so… Source: https://invisiblepeople.tv/modern-native-american-homeless-struggle/amp/