Category Archives: Warrior
Greetings my Relatives, Friends and Supporters
As I have said so many times in the past I am deeply and truly honored that you remember me on this day and I am honored to have my words read to you today. I think this commemoration day should be about the lives of all our people who in some way lived and died for us.
By the time of the Oglala shoot-out there had already been some 60 something of our Native people killed. These people are the ones we are commemorating here today. I always especially remember Joe Stunz, who was a mentor to some of the younger boys in the community. Read the rest of this entry
This drawing was inspired by reading historical accounts of Russian and Tlingit conflicts in Southeast Alaska in the late 1700’s and early 1800s. It intended primarily as a study of the incredible carved wooden war helmets and intricate body armor that Tlingit warriors of high status wore into battle. Read the rest of this entry
The Kanienkehaka resistance at Kanehsatake & Kahnawake had a profound impact on Indigenous peoples in Canada. Oka set the tone for Indigenous resistance throughout the ‘90s, and inspired many people & communities to take action. Like Wounded Knee 1973, Oka was an awakening for an entire generation. Read the rest of this entry
This morning, at the end of the homage to comrade Galeano, over three thousand Zapatista support bases and militants, along with around a thousand adherents of the Sixth, listened to the “last public words” of Subcomandante Insurgente Marcos of the EZLN. Six leaders of the Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee, along with Moisés and Marcos, took the stage. Below are included some fragments from the five parts of Marcos’ letter. Read the rest of this entry
Painting by Grey Eyes. It is available as an 11×17 print on photo paper. Read the rest of this entry
Tactics and Techniques for Countering Police Assaults on Indigenous Communities
A 24 page, 8×11, PDF document. Download: Defend the Territory PDF Zine
From the introduction: Communities that are effective in carrying out resistance will inevitably face some form of state repression, most often carried out by police forces. This text is intended as a review of tactics and techniques that have been used in countering police assaults on crowds and communities.
For police, these types of assaults are referred to as “public order” or “crowd control” operations. Communities targeted by such operations may face riot cops as well as armed tactical units, dog teams, armoured vehicles, the use of chemical agents and baton charges. Read the rest of this entry
Sto:lo coach uses MMA to teach discipline, confidence and respect
By David Geselbracht, Jumy Dapo, CBC News, April 15, 2014
Kolton Higginbottom is being choked and is struggling for breath.
From the seats surrounding the ring, hundreds of people are watching intently as Higginbottom twists and turns, attempting to escape his opponent. Read the rest of this entry