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Two Row Times

Two Row Times

The ties that bind: part 1, Forgotten treaty with the…
Two Row Times
It is this reign of terror that forced the people of Wounded Knee and other Pine Ridge communities to request the support and protection of AIM and to organize a protest march from Wounded Knee to Pine Ridge village to try and get media attention. This ...

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Wed, Aug 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source

The NarcoSphere

The NarcoSphere

Native Americans at Standing Rock Camp Face State Repression, Media Manipulation
The NarcoSphere
Native Americans at Sacred Stones Camp said that Governor Jack Dalrymple declared a State of Emergency in order to make additional state resources available to “manage public safety risks associated with the protest.” ... From their teepees, Oyate at ...
Water Is Life, Oil Is Death: The People vs. the Bakken Pipeline in Iowa and the DakotasCommon Dreams (press release)

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Tue, Aug 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Common Dreams (press release)

Common Dreams (press release)

Water Is Life, Oil Is Death: The People vs. the Bakken Pipeline in Iowa and the Dakotas
Common Dreams (press release)
Dire environmental concern about the mining of Canadian tar sands oil was the main reason climate activists like Bill McKibben engaged in high-profile protests of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline—a leading news story a few years ago. Enbridge's big ...

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Tue, Aug 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source

News Talk 980 CJME

News Talk 980 CJME

Colonialism no more camp packs up after 126 days
News Talk 980 CJME
Demas added the sit-in provided a chance to educate people about some of the issues indigenous peoples in Canada face. "People always come out here and like, what are you protesting, why are you protesting, that was always a question, you know give ...

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Sun, Aug 21, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Subsistence and Sport Hunters: Individual Rights and Cultural Traditions
Indian Country Today Media Network
The oil companies put pressure on President Richard Nixon, and Congress to make a deal with the Alaska Natives, who protested the oil drilling and pipeline construction through their lands. The result of the debates was passage of the Alaska Native ...

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Sun, Aug 21, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Tone Deaf

Tone Deaf

The Story Behind Australia's First Aboriginal Protest Album
Tone Deaf
Cooper-Lily Nikora interviews Luke Peacock of The Painted Ladies ahead of a special performance with Vic Simms this Friday night at Melbourne's NGV. No one could really tell if it was sweat or tears falling from Vic Simms face as The Painted Ladies ...

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Wed, Aug 10, 2016, Continue reading at the source

THE PAINTED LADIES play one exclusive show at NGV on Friday 12th August
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The Painted Ladies project started as a tribute album to Vic Simms and his lost classic The Loner, the first Aboriginal protest album, recorded when Simms was an inmate in Bathurst Gaol in 1973. Years later, Queensland musician Luke Peacock unearthed ...

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Sun, Aug 07, 2016, Continue reading at the source

ABC Local

ABC Local

Joe Geia: Aboriginal protest and the power of song
ABC Local
Joe Geia's best-known song, Yil Lull, is sung alongside the national anthem in some primary schools. Joe Geia Image: Joe Geia (ABC Local). Joe Geia is a singer, songwriter and didgeridoo player. Joe's parents met on beautiful, troubled Palm Island in ...

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Fri, Jul 29, 2016, Continue reading at the source

CBC.ca

CBC.ca

Horsemen deliver message to GG on Aboriginal rights - Ottawa ...
CBC.ca
More than a dozen men on horseback rode through downtown Ottawa-Gatineau this morning to deliver a set of recommendations to the governor general's ...

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Mon, Jun 06, 2016, Continue reading at the source

WA today

WA today

Australia Day 2016: hundreds march along Perth foreshore in Aboriginal protest
WA today
Hundreds of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal protesters have marched along Perth foreshore to oppose Australia Day being held on a date that marks when the First Fleet arrived in Australia and declared the land uninhabited. For many Aboriginal people, the ...
Mass protests mourn 'Invasion Day'SBS

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Tue, Jan 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source