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‘Not With A Bang, But A Whimper’

“On Thursday morning {Feb. 23, 2017}, law enforcement entered the ‘Oceti Sakowin’ camp to do a final sweep before officially shutting it down, ending a months-long protest against the completion of the nearby ‘Dakota Access Pipeline’.  718 more words

Aboriginal Narrative

‘Not With A Bang, But A Whimper’

“On Thursday morning {Feb. 23, 2017}, law enforcement entered the ‘Oceti Sakowin’ camp to do a final sweep before officially shutting it down, ending a months-long protest against the completion of the nearby ‘Dakota Access Pipeline’.  718 more words

Aboriginal Narrative

Flare Index to Treaties

The Flare Index is the creation of the IALS (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies) and the School of Advanced Study University of London, with support and encouragement of the FLARE Group of major UK law libraries (Cambridge, IALS, Oxford, SOAS and the British Library) among other international law collections. 90 more words

Databases

Invisible Nation: Mapping Sioux Treaty Boundaries

This post is based on a talk I gave at the Nelson Institute Center for Culture, History, and Environment Symposium at UW-Madison on February 11, 2017. 2,793 more words

You can't believe it

Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising. –Mark Twain

Do we believe this? Can you add to my list? 341 more words

Economics

Reserve 107 documentary shows peaceful path to reconciliation

A Mennonite Central Committee Saskatchewan-produced documentary, Reserve #107, is generating worldwide attention not only for its content, but for what it represents. Reserve #107 tells the story of three people groups — Mennonites, Lutherans and Young Chippewayan First Nations — who have banded together to overcome injustice. 739 more words

Culture And Lifestyle

Of Bombs, Treaties and Moral Obligation: Advocacy in Three Movements

In a culture wired for instant results, we often forget that meaningful change may take persistent action over a long period. This is a 35-year story of education and advocacy arising from the bomb-laden fields of Laos. 505 more words

Peace