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. Continue reading
by Radio Warrior, Published Youtube on Feb 14, 2014
by Annie Clair, Halifax Media Coop, Feb 14, 2013
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
by Travis Lupick, The Georgia Straight, Jan 21, 2014
First Nations protesters who took part in last fall’s anti-fracking protests in Elsipogtog, New Brunswick, are leading a speaking tour through British Columbia and the Yukon.
Suzanne Patles and other member of the Mi’kmaq Warriors Society are scheduled to arrive in Vancouver on January 24 for the first of seven stops through the west. Continue reading
Reclaim Turtle Island, January 20, 2014
CALL TO SUPPORT AND END TARGETING OF LAND DEFENDERS
The colonial state strikes again. State repression against and the targeting of Mi’kmaq Warriors has escalated. The state is now denying 2 Mi’kmaq Warriors, Aaron Francis and Germain Jr Breau, access to spiritual practices. Aaron and Jr have been held in Kanadian custody without trial since the raid on Oct. 17th – just over 3 months. Continue reading
Painting depicting the Fetterman battle, by JK Ralston.
Jack McNeel, Indian Country Today, Dec 21, 2013
This Date in Native History: On December 21, 1866, the U.S. Army suffered its third largest defeat during the Indian Wars. Only the battle with George Armstrong Custer at Little Bighorn and the 1791 battle between Chief Little Turtle, Miami Tribe, and General St. Clair—where 600 Army men died—were larger. All 81 cavalrymen and infantrymen died in an intense fight that lasted just 40 minutes. Continue reading