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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Judge sides with tribe in lawsuit over Mass. reservation status

Judge sides with tribe in lawsuit over Mass. reservation status

A judge has stopped the federal government from rescinding its reservation designation for a Native American tribe’s land in Massachusetts, ordering the Interior Department to review the matter and issue new findings. U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman in Washington, D.C., granted a summary judgment on behalf of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe on Friday, concluding the […]