Following many protests and support from grassroots activists to protect the privacy of their Coming of Age ceremony, the Winnemem Wintu Tribe was allowed to hold its ceremony along the McCloud River in northern California with minimal interference from outsiders.
*Mexikaresistance.com Note: It is my contention that, in addition to the reasons given below, MALDEF, NCLR and LULAC fail so miserably because they espouse a philosophy of submission and assimilation. The sheer idiocy of declaring “we are immigrants too!” is inherently flawed and ignores the historical reality of our indigenous (mazewalli) heritage. Unless these organizations … Continue reading
Today is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. To celebrate the observance, the United Nations will shine a spotlight on indigenous media – television, radio, film, and social media – and their role in helping to preserve indigenous people’s cultures, challenge stereotypes, and influence the social and political agenda.
Wade Michael Page, the racist skinhead who killed six people last weekend at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin before turning the gun on himself, was a “patched” member of the Northern Hammerskins, a regional chapter of the larger Hammerskin Nation, the Southern Poverty Law Center has learned.