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Events for October 2016

Ohio Historical Society is seeking a Project Manager for possible World Heritage sites in Ohio. Many sites like Serpent Mound and other so-called "Hopewell" sites will be included, and as World Heritage sites they will receive much attention, money, and tourism. As this project is being negotiated, having a Native person or an ally at the helm could ensure that indigenous perspectives are given more weight. Please pass this along to anyone you know who might be interested.

Race, Food and Justice Conference 2014

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Analyzing the Urban Food Movement through a Social Justice Lens

 

Presented by Environmental Health Watch, in collaboration with Rid-All Green Partnership, and Case Western Reserve University Social Justice Institute.

AFN Statement of Unity: In Honour of our Peoples and Our Land, December 2012

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The following statement was adopted unanimously by Chiefs in Assembly December 6, 2012.

We, the original peoples of Turtle Island hereby assert our sovereignty as Nations, entrusted to us by the Creator,

As First Nations peoples, we are guided by principles of peace, harmony and respect; we are also bestowed with the responsibility by the Creator to defend our territories, including traditional and Treaty lands,

We have maintained these principles despite the imposition of illegal government legislation and policies against our citizens,

THE MYTH OF THANKSGIVING

Native Blood
November 22, 2007

By MIKE ELY

It is a deep thing that people still celebrate the survival of the early colonists at Plymouth — by giving thanks to the Christian God who supposedly protected and championed the European invasion. The real meaning of all that, then and now, needs to be continually excavated. The myths and lies that surround the past are constantly draped over the horrors and tortures of our present.

Why Educators Can't Ignore Indian Mascots

By DR. CORNEL PEWEWARDY
Dr. Cornel Pewewardy (Comanche, Kiowa) is Director and Associate Professor of Indigenous Nations Studies, Portland State University.

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