Over the weekend, Rep. Cori Bush (MO) noted that not all Americans feel the same way about the 4th of July. She noted on her Twitter page, “When they say that the 4th of July is about American freedom, remember this: the freedom they’re referring to is for white people. This land is stolen land and Black people still aren’t free.”
A Native American health center requested supplies to help them fight Coronavirus but the government sent them body bags instead. Some see the mix-up as part of a broader pattern.
The Seattle Indian Health Board serves the Native American community in Washington’s Seattle and King counties. Their center asked for supplies to deal with Covid-19 from local, state and federal authorities.
Six Native American tribes––including the Tulalip Tribes and the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation in Washington State. The Akiak Native Community, the Aleut Community of St. Paul Island, the Asa’carsarmiut Tribe of Alaska, and Maine’s Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians––have sued the United States Treasury Department to make sure coronavirus relief funds go directly to tribal governments and not Alaska Native corporations.
Seventy-five years ago, 19-year-old Charles Shay leapt off a U.S. landing boat and into chest-deep water just off the Normandy coast. As he came ashore in the first wave of D-Day infantrymen, he had just one objective.
"I wanted to survive, and that was the thought going through many minds: survival," Shay said.
The Hill is reporting this morning that Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has announced that Native Americans would be part of her plan to provide reparations for slavery and other past crimes committed by the U.S. government.
“This demolition is devastating. These grounds are the resting places of our ancestors and cannot be replaced."
Our holy land, was put under the care of the U.S. government, and because of its ecological and cultural integrity, is protected by its laws.
In one fell swoop, the President took a concrete step to reduce all current and future threats to the Arctic region. The Administration cancelled new lease sales in the so-called "Polar Bear Seas," the Chukchi and Beaufort, just off the north Alaskan coast.
According to Fischer, you're a native American if you're born here but if you're a native American you're an immigrant - or something. He's not sure
According to one angry racist Republican, the start of ethnic cleansing is when an African American President takes executive action on immigration enforcement to create a Socialism-loving brown population.