tell me i can rise from the gutter. am i still super fly? a broken dove, can wings be stolen?
'God Made Me to Dance' →
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—Rosebud Sioux hoop dancer Dallas Chief Eagle taught cultural appreciation—along with some hoop dancing moves—to refugee children in the Multi-Cultural Center’s summer C.A.R.E. day camp here.
Holy mother bored on the Formica table have a drink My coffee is blessed with...– Takes Back, Excerpt From Petal Storm
A Native Teen's Plea: 'We Need More Parental... →
indigen: Rows of rundown houses sit among stunted trees on a bleak, wind-swept plateau. The nearest mountains are a faint smudge on the horizon, and a boarded-up house marks the end of the road. Three teenage girls died here, at the Beaver Creek housing complex, in early June. All three were members of the Northern Arapaho Tribe. Federal authorities have not said what killed them, although...
Book Review: Lines From A Mined Mind - The Words... →
indigen: If you’re going to read John Trudell’s book of poetry and song lyrics, Lines From A Mined Mind - The Words Of John Trudell, published by Fulcrum Books, you better be prepared to have your preconceived notions of how the world works challenged. First of all, he has spent the past forty years as a resistance fighter on behalf of his people, the Santee Sioux, and the authority you accept as...
Native Language Loss: Pre-European Contact to... →
Native languages in the United States are in the throes of a prolonged and deadly crisis. For the past 400 years, Native Peoples and their languages have been steadily and undeniably disappearing. and undeniably disappearing.
The Battle For Whiteclay →
Directed, Produced & Edited by Mark Vasina Please visit the Nebraskans for Peace web site for news and updates on the situation in Whiteclay, Nebraska. Mark Vasina was recently interviewed about the film. A LITTLE HISTORY: The State of Nebraska’s refusal to halt alcohol sales to the dry Pine Ridge Indian Reservation from its border town of Whiteclay gets an in-depth look in this...
off to mali again tonight…
“While I Was Gone a War Began” While I was gone a war began. Every day I...– Ana Castillo (via lalilster)