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The protestors who are refusing to leave Standing Rock

Native Americans and environmental activists celebrated victory on Dec. 4, when the US Army Corps of Engineers declined to grant a permit for an oil pipeline to be built near North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.  421 more words

What I have learned about the Blackfoot

I found the first picture on Britannica. The first picture is of children wearing traditional clothing which is called regalia. Regalia is worn for the northern style of powwow dancing.Red, black, orange, and blue seem to be the common colors between the three boys in the photo. 770 more words

Plymouth, 394 years later

November 24, 2016, PLYMOUTH, MA – Juan Gonzalez (left) and Rosalba Solis (right) march in the streets  to commemorate a National Day of Mourning during the US holiday Thanksgiving in Plymouth, where the first Thanksgiving took place. 66 more words

Reconciliation at Standing Rock

I haven’t kept up with Standing Rock to the extent that I should. Not great, I know. I guess I’ve felt distracted by issues that felt, for me, more touchable. 87 more words

Learning languages liberates our minds

Give yourself, give a loved one, especially a child the ultimate cosmopolitan gift: Multilingualism.

People who speak two or more languages have significantly better overall cognitive abilities than those who speak one. 737 more words


Standing Rock and white supremacy


Ho Mitakuyapi, Owasin cantewasteya nape ciyuzapi do! In the Dakota Language, this is a greeting that means, “Hello, my relatives. With a good heart I greet all of you with a handshake!” 1,284 more words


Miracle à Standing Rock : des vétérans demandent pardon pour les crimes commis envers les premières nations

English abstract
Miracle at Standing Rock:
Veterans ask forgiveness for crimes against First Nations

In an amazing display of humility and reconciliation, U.S. military veterans who came to Standing Rock as part of the “Vets for Standing Rock” movement, led by Wesley Clark Jr., stunned tribal members when they gathered and took to their knee, asking forgiveness for the genocide and crimes committed by the United States military against Native American tribes. 527 more words

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