U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley says imprisoned AmericanIndian activist Leonard Peltier has been denied parole. Wrigley said Friday the next scheduled hearing for Peltier is 2024, when Peltier would be 79 years old. Amnesty International today regretted the US Parole Commission’s decision not to grant Leonard Peltier parole despite concerns about the fairness of his 1977 […]
BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota reservation where imprisoned AmericanIndian activist Leonard Peltier grew up has made arrangements to incorporatehim back into society should he be paroled, Peltier’s attorney said Tuesday. Peltier is serving two life sentences for the execution-style deaths of FBIagents Jack Coler and Ronald Williams during a June 26, 1975, standoff onSouth […]
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking Alaska Native artists to compete in the 2009 American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month Poster Contest. The selected artist will receive $2,000 and their artwork will be reproduced into a poster for nationwide distribution.
Hopefully, Pope Benedict XVI will soon formally revoke the 15th century papal bulls which were primarily responsible for the horrible atrocities committed against Indigenous Peoples and then lead the Catholic Church and Western “Civilization” through a process of radical transformation. And by doing so, lead humanity into a new age, wherein Indigenous Peoples will be given their due respect.
The indigenous peoples living in this land are still being denied three of their–endowed by the Creator–unalienable equality rights, or fundamental human rights. The right to absolute root ownership of their scared traditional/ancestral homelands, the right to be recognized and treated as full independent sovereign nations and the–freedom of religion–right to fully re-establish their traditional religions within their sacred ancestral homelands.
AUTHOR: Jody Rave Thousands of Native people from across the nation are in the capital this week to celebrate the Tuesday inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, a man who is bringing Indian Country with him to the Oval Office. Eleven tribes will be participating in Tuesday’s inaugural parade. A powwow and […]