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 […]

The Rise of Incarceration in Los Angeles: An Interview with Kelly Lytle Hernandez

By Erica Sterling In today’s post, Erica Sterling, a PhD student in the Department of History at Harvard University, interviews Kelly Lytle Hernandez about her new book City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles (University of North Carolina Press, 2017). Hernandez is Associate Professor of History and the Director of the Ralph J. Bunche […]

Coming Up! Panther Cub Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! Press Contact: Zayid Muhammad @ (973) 202-0745 October 12, 2017 STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS  OF THEIR REVOLUTIONARY PARENTS AND ELDERS! A NATIONAL CONVENING OF THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY’S CHILDREN & CHILDREN OF NATIVE AMERICAN, CHICANO, PUERTO RICAN, ASIAN, WHITE, LGBTQ, AND ANARCHIST LIBERATION MOVEMENTS *UPDATED* Last year, their elders laid bare the bold legacy of […]

What the Nazis Learned from Amerika

  BY JESSICA BLATT Until the recent presidential election cycle, most of us had never heard of the “alt-right.” To those of us who had (likely because we spend too much time on social media), the term evoked a murky fringe. We thought of alienated, white 20-something men in their parents’ basements, spreading hateful propaganda and […]

Ex-FBI Force Removal of Leonard Peltier Paintings

https://indiancountrymedianetwork.com/culture/social-issues/ex-fbi-force-removal-leonard-peltier-paintings/ Frank Hopper “Freeze! Ex-FBI!” Would you obey that command? Several State of Washington officials did. In November 2015 they removed four paintings by American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier from a state-sponsored exhibition of Native American art, primarily due to the complaints of two private groups of retired FBI Agents. Then, in March 2017, […]

Police Brutality: Isolated Incidentz or Institutionalized Practicez?

by Ehecatl of United Struggle from Within               permalink   Many have seen the stunning October 28 video of police in New Mexico assaulting a New Afrikan family after pulling them over on the side of the road. To most of Amerika this type of footage is shocking for any […]

“I Believe in the Lawz of Nature”

If u have never heard or read Anna Mae Aquash ‘z statement to the Kourt of South Dakota. She speakz truth to power.  Thiz iz a recommended read to be read again and again. If at all possible gain some rightouz revolutionary knowledge… Anna Mae Aquash Statement to the Court of South Dakota September, 1975 […]

Fighting the Worst Pipeline of All: From School to Prison

Another pipeline crossing Indian country threatens our most precious resource. This pipeline has been under construction for nearly a century and has already done irreparable damage to Native people and communities. It doesn’t carry oil or natural gas. It carries Native children, vacuuming them out of schools and transporting them to one of our nation’s […]

Let Leonard Peltier Go Free

Interview with a Native American Seeking Clemency After 41 Years Behind Bars © Kevin McKiernan Leonard Peltier has petitioned President Obama for clemency, asking for an end to 41 years in captivity. Convicted of aiding and abetting the 1975 killing of two FBI agents, Peltier saw his clemency request to President Clinton in 2000 blocked […]