Mexico City, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have preserved an archaeological area with several Maya buildings more than 1,500 years old that were buried under a highway in the Yucatan peninsula.
Archaeologists in Guatemala on Thursday (June 28) announce they discovered the second-known reference to the ‘end date’ of the Mayan calendar at newly-uncovered 1,300 year-old panels at the La Corona archaeological site, one of the most significant hieroglyphic discoveries in decades.
Hundreds of Indigenous Peoples from the Xingu River Basin have occupied a Belo Monte Dam construction site on Pimental Island in the Xingu River in Pará, Brazil.
*Mexikaresistance.com Note: This article states “America didn’t used to be run like an old Southern slave plantation, but we’re headed that way now. How did that happen” While it’s good article for the most part, this line indicates a clear position of white privilege from the author. Black and brown people know better than to … Continue reading
Did you hear the one about the Anglican minister who said atheists have no reason for grief? I wish I was joking. I’m not. In a widely disseminated and discussed opinion piece, Anglican minister Rev. Gavin Dunbar made an interesting and even compelling argument that grief is necessary for love and humanity… and then went … Continue reading
It’s been two months since the U.S. Senate voted 68 – 31 to approve a reauthorization of the Violence against Women Act (VAWA) that included major tribal court jurisdiction and protection order provisions for tribes in the lower 48 states. The U.S. House in May passed its version of the legislation sans the same pro-tribal … Continue reading
If Gov. Jan Brewer and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio are cheering and excited about the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on Arizona’s SB 1070, then you know something is wrong. And when both promise that there will be no racial profiling, that’s akin to the proverbial foxes promising to take real good care of … Continue reading
American Indian tribes from across the United States have joined together to announce the formation of the Native American Financial Services Association. The new group has been formed to promote e-commerce in Indian Country, protect sovereign rights, and promote consumer protections.
This year marks 150 years since the Sioux Uprising, or the Dakota War, of 1862. The uprising was a six-week armed conflict along the Minnesota River, beginning on Aug. 17, 1862, between the Dakota and white settlers and later involving the U.S. Army. It ended on Dec. 26 of that same year in Mankato, Minn., … Continue reading
The man accused of trying to bomb a Dallas-area natural gas facility last weekend appears to be a sympathizer of the antigovernment “sovereign citizens” movement who for years has used the Internet to espouse hatred and suspicion of the federal government.