October 23, 2019

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A TAINO DESCENDANT SPEAKS ON COLUMBUS

A TAINO DESCENDANT SPEAKS ON COLUMBUS

Engraving of Columbus arriving at Hispaniola. Courtesy of the US Library of Congress Columbus is my least favorite word. Columbus Day, Columbus statues, towns named after Columbus, streets and circles and squares named Columbus, Columbus parks—I have a problem with all of them, and likely always will. A...
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Looting of Métis Possessions Poses Barrier to Reconciliation

Looting of Métis Possessions Poses Barrier to Reconciliation

Photo: Library and Archives Canada As gunfire erupted in Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, Métis leader Louis Riel held up his crucifix and fervently prayed for victory. Although the Métis were victorious at the Battle of Duck Lake, Canada ultimately crushed the Northwest Resistance. Looting of Métis possessions...
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Thousands Celebrate with Standing Rock Sioux

Thousands Celebrate with Standing Rock Sioux

Fireworks fill the night sky above the Oceti Sakowin Camp as Native Americans and other protestors celebrate (Scott Olson | Getty Images) OCETI SAKOWIN CAMP, Standing Rock, North Dakota – A thousand voices around the Sacred Fire went up in cheers and cries of “mni wiconi (water is life)” Sunday afternoo...
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