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SOFT WORDS AND LIVES MATTER

Having received the below link from a sister what I’m about to say may not resonate with some.

I found the word “soft” when used to describe the choice of… 502 more words

LOST ?

Call it doubling down or two fer Wednesday as you will but this is the second post of the day.

There are elements of truth in this characterization of  having lost something depending on… 439 more words

I AM NOT ASHAMED REDUX

From 1-3-2012

https://rezinate.wordpress.com/2012/01/03/i-am-not-ashamed/

A new year has begun and we are bound by this numbering and marking of days, not by original design or intent, but because we find ourselves in a place where the day to day calendar is a imposed upon us. 1,551 more words

Day Of Indigenous Peoples

Each year, around August 9th, much of the world celebrates the International Day Of The World’s Indigenous Peoples. The event has been commemorated ever since 1995, after the United Nations General Assembly voted to observe it. 623 more words

Cultural Highlights

Sundance Journal - 2013

A couple of years ago I went to my first Lakota Sundance ceremony in the Black Hills of South Dakota. I’m getting ready to go to a Sundance in Pine Ridge in a few weeks and I figured I’d share this journal of my first experience with this ceremony as a prelude to the journey coming up. 2,003 more words

Take This Man by Brando Skyhorse

Brando Skyhorse shares his cringe-filled story of being a child growing up in the Echo Park area of Los Angeles in the 80’s. Raised by an abusive mother and a rage filled grandmother, Brando shares his true story of lost identity. 70 more words

Nonfiction

Statement from Leonard Peltier on the 40th Anniversary of the Incident at Oglala

June 26 2015, Statement from Leonard Peltier on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the incident at Oglala 692 more words

Last Real Indians