Category Archives: Warrior

Defend the Territory PDF

Tactics and Techniques for Countering Police Assaults on Indigenous Communities

A 24 page, 8×11, PDF document.  Download: Defend the Territory PDF Zine  Defend Territory Zine Cover

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

Mixed martial arts builds aboriginal youths’ confidence

Darwin Douglas from the Sto:lo nation teaching youth at the Four Directions gym in Cheam, "BC."

Darwin Douglas from the Cheam nation teaching youth at the Four Directions Martial Arts Academy.

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

Maori commemorate 150 years since Battle of Orakau against British

 

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Leonard Peltier Defense Committee: “Federal Prison is Denying Peltier Medication”

Leonard Peltier, Native American Prisoner of War  in the USA, currently held in a Florida prison.

Leonard Peltier, Native American Prisoner of War in the USA, currently held in a Florida prison.

by Levi Rickert, Native News Online, March 14, 2014

COLEMAN, FLORIDA – Leonard Peltier, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, is being denied medication by prison officials while he is incarcerated at the U.S. Penitentiary in Coleman, Florida. Read the rest of this entry

Brazil: land disputes spread as Indians take on wildcat miners

Munduruku Indian warriors stand guard over an illegal gold miner who was detained by a group of warriors searching out illegal gold mines and miners in their territory near the Caburua river, a tributary of the Tapajos and Amazon rivers in western Para state January 20, 2014.

Munduruku Indian warriors stand guard over an illegal gold miner who was detained by a group of warriors searching out illegal gold mines and miners in their territory near the Caburua river, a tributary of the Tapajos and Amazon rivers in western Para state January 20, 2014.

By Lunae Parracho and Caroline Stauffer, Reuters, Feb 17, 2014

As Brazil struggles to solve land disputes between Indians and farmers on the expanding frontier of its agricultural heartland, more tensions over forest and mineral resources are brewing in the remote Amazon. Read the rest of this entry

Sakej Ward: Defining Warrior Societies

by Radio Warrior, Published Youtube on Feb 14, 2014

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Letter from an Elsipogtog mother

by Annie Clair, Halifax Media Coop, Feb 14, 2013

Annie Clair with her son, Junior, on his 21st birthday. (Photo: Shanelle Clair)

Annie Clair with her son, Junior, on his 21st birthday. (Photo: Shanelle Clair)

Hello, my name is Annie M. Clair. I was born and raised in Elsipogtog.  I have four children and three grandchildren. (I am Junior (Germain) Breau’s mother.)  I would like to share this with you: how it’s really been difficult to go sleep at nights and to think about my son in jail for such a long time. Read the rest of this entry

Bobby Onco, Wounded Knee Warrior, Walks On

by Gale Courey Toensing, Indian Country Today, Feb 10, 2014

Robert Onco with his AK47 during the occupation of Wounded Knee, 1973.

Robert Onco with his AK47 during the occupation of Wounded Knee, 1973.

Robert Charles Onco, a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma and an American Indian Movement activist, passed into the spirit world on January 31 after a long battle with lung cancer. He was 63 years old. Read the rest of this entry

Mi’kmaq Warrior Suzanne Patles

Suzanne Patles of the Mi’kmaq Warriors Society spoke at a strategy session co-sponsored by First Nations Studies SFU, and the English Department, SFU at the downtown Harbour Centre campus Friday, January 24th, on unceded Coast Salish Territories. Read the rest of this entry

Mi’kmaq Warrior Coady Jipol

Coady Jipol of the Mi’kmaq Warriors Society spoke at a strategy session co-sponsored by First Nations Studies SFU, and the English Department, SFU at the downtown Harbour Centre campus Friday, January 24th, on unceded Coast Salish Territories. Read the rest of this entry

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