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Menominee Seventh Grader Suspended for Saying “I Love You” in her Native Language

from http://www.nativenewsnetwork.com/ SHAWANO, WISCONSIN – What’s love got to do with it? Not much, especially if you say the words “I love you” in the Menominee language in front of a certain Wisconsin teacher. Seventh grader Miranda Washinawatok, Menominee, found this out. Miranda speaks two languages: Menominee and English. She also plays on her basketball … Continue reading Menominee Seventh Grader Suspended for Saying “I Love You” in her Native Language

Do indigenous peoples benefit from ‘development’?

by Stephen Corry What’s “development” for? That may be straightforward to people who don’t have water or food, or sewerage in urban areas (faecal contamination is the biggest, easily preventable, manmade killer). But, although millions still lack such basics, they form only a tiny part of what passes for development these days. The duplicity of … Continue reading Do indigenous peoples benefit from ‘development’?

Thanksgiving is a Day of Mourning, from LAPOCC

The following is from the Liberate Austin People of Color Collective. You can click over to their original post right here, if you’d like.  It includes a statement from the LAPOCC, an article by two indigenous activists, and some links to further essays. LAPOCC is still getting their site together, so there’s not much else … Continue reading Thanksgiving is a Day of Mourning, from LAPOCC