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Free Leonard Peltier and All Political Prisoners!

In this episode, originally broadcast on Sunday, April 13, I play several different pieces of audio pertaining to American Indian activist and longtime political prisoner Leonard Peltier, who has been wrongfully imprisoned for over 38 years. 79 more words

We'll Be 'Dead Or In Prison Before We Allow' Keystone Pipeline

On February 27, Oglala Lakota and American Indian Movement activists joined in a four-directions walk to commemorate Liberation Day, an event to mark the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. 1,307 more words

First Nations & Métis

Time to Retire Chief Wahoo and the Indians

I think the first time I really realized how much I hate the Chief Wahoo logo was in the early 90′s, when I moved out to Albuquerque, NM.  623 more words

Watch How The God Father Made The Most Powerful Scene in Academy Award History

The man who made offers others couldn’t refuse once refused the movie industry’s heftiest honor.

On March 5, 1973, Marlon Brando declined the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Vito Corleone in “The Godfather” — for a most unexpected reason.

Culture

Hundreds march to commemorate Wounded Knee occupation

WOUNDED KNEETo the sounds of prayers, drumbeats and gunfire, Native Americans paid homage Thursday to the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee.

Converging from the four compass points, hundreds of marchers celebrated the 41st anniversary of the start of the 71-day occupation led by the American Indian Movement, or AIM. 469 more words

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38 Years Ago Today.... (Video)

By Denise Pictou Maloney  

39 years ago today the badly decomposed remains of Annie Mae were found in the SD badlands by a rancher mending fences….then the AIM lies began. 224 more words

Native American News

Amerika’s Addiction to Lynching Indians: The Death of Anna Mae Aquash

The following is an overview of indictments regarding the death of Anna Mae Pictou Aquash (Mi’kmaq – 1945-1976), by Antoinette Nora Claypoole. This article is a little dated, coming from December 2004 – thus being before the actual trials of John Graham and Richard Marshall – but it is informative nonetheless.

First Nations & Métis