The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls releases Interim Report

OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2017 /CNW/ – The Commissioners of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (NI-MMIWG) are releasing the interim report, meeting their November 1deadline. The 118-page report entitled, Our Women and Girls are Sacred outlines what the NI-MMIWG has accomplished to date, acknowledges challenges in establishing a unique and unprecedented National Inquiry of this nature […]

Dennis J. Banks: “Make No Mistake America, We are Going to be on Your Back”

Obituary – Dennis J. Banks 1937 – 2017) Levi Rickert Native News Online October 30, 2017 Russell Means (l) and Dennis Banks (r) at Wounded Knee in 1973 Dennis J. Banks (Ojibwe), the co-founder of the American Indian Movement, who led a movement that brought to light the injustices American Indians still endured during the […]

Salt in the Wounded Knee: Psychopathy in the Commemoration of Genocide

by  Sonasha Braxton   Hannibal Lecter, Jason Voorhees, Norman Bates. What do these people have in common? They tormented us in our dreams. There was something particularly callous in the way that they engaged in their homicidal acts, which left us shuddering. Cold, calculated, without remorse or feeling, we might casually call them psychopathic. But what […]

Confronting Columbus: Revisionism Versus Reality

by Colin Jenkins  Regarding the painstaking process of historiography, someone of relative importance once remarked, “History is written by the victors.” A statement which echoes Plato’s dictum that, “those who tell the stories also hold the power,” its modern source is unclear. Still, many do not hesitate to attach these words to Winston Churchill, Britain’s renowned […]

Mashpee Wampanoag Hip-Hop Artists Create Anti-Opioids Anthem with The GroovaLottos

  Photos Courtesy of SKL Hip-hop/Spoken-word collective Soul Poet’s Syndicate release “Flippin” an Anti-Opioids Anthem for a national Anti-Opioids Campaign. MASHPEE – “Flippin” or ‘Flipping Bags’ are street slang for selling heroin, a significant problem in communities throughout the USA. Among the hardest hit are Native American communities with the Mashpee Wampanoag having the highest […]

When Portland banned blacks: Oregon’s shameful history as an ‘all-white’ state

By DeNeen L. Brown A Ku Klux Klan parade, East Main Street in Ashland, Ore., in the 1920s. (Oregon Historical Society) In 1844, all black people were ordered to get out of Oregon Country, the expansive territory under American rule that stretched from the Pacific coast to the Rocky Mountains. Those who refused to leave […]

Coming Home to Roost: American Militarism, War Culture, and Police Brutality

by  Colin Jenkins “President Kennedy never foresaw that the chickens would come home to roost so soon…” – Malcolm X, December 1, 1963 “Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle… you are here because you are real men and all real men like to fight!” The thundering voice […]

BLACK LIBERATION CONTINGENT To March In Puerto Rican Day Parade In Support Of Oscar Lopez Rivera & To Free All Of Our U.S. Held Political Prisoners & POW’s!

greetings all, as you might be aware the annual Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place on sunday, June 11th along 5th avenue in midtown Manhattan… MXCC along with the Northeast Political Prisoner Coalition is organizing a Black Freedom Struggle and POW contingent… this year’s Grand Marshall will be Oscar Lopez Rivera, our recently released Puerto Rican […]

Religious Doctrine That “Legalized” Columbus’ Native Genocide Went On To Become US (united snakes) Federal Law

Virtually all American school children are taught about Columbus’ “discovery” as some type of mythical adventure. However, few are aware of the religious doctrine that underpins his taking “possession” of the newly arrived upon land, which has come to be known as the Doctrine of Discovery. Fewer yet are aware that currently – over five […]

Unist’ot’en LNG Pipelines Threat

by skw’étuʔ Following statement issued from the Unist’ot’en People, traditional Wet’suwet’en Territory on May 24, 2017. Image courtesy of Unist’ot’en Camp ‘And so it begins! the skies are busy above camp today. The Construction Crew who are working on the Healing Center are constantly being interrupted by chopper activity flying overhead. To date we know that […]