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Sitting Bull

Tȟatȟáŋka Íyotake (or “Sitting Bull”, because white people can’t be bothered with them heathen names) became a polemical figure for suggesting that the Native peoples might be getting a bad deal in 19th century America, and doing something about it. 385 more words


The American Indian Movement: Fighting for Freedom

The American Indian Movement (AIM) utilized political involvement and knowledge of constitutional rights, much like the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, to gain equality. AIM, in fact, had several influences from the civil rights movement, which is evident in some of the organization’s ambitions and tactics. 145 more words

Taking the Cure

Some of my friends are so allergic to bee stings that they carry an epinephrine autoinjector, more commonly known as an EpiPen, with them at all times. 352 more words

A nossa terra é sagrada (Chefe Seattle)

(discurso pronunciado após a fala do encarregado de negócios indígenas do governo norte-americano haver dado a entender que desejava adquirir as terras de sua tribo Duwamish). 1,834 more words

Another Film Reaction

So this post I dug up amuses me because I remember watching the movie and just having to spout off about how bad it was. I had really wanted to see it, had hoped it would at least be entertaining, but clearly my wish was not met. 437 more words