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Colin Kaepernick joins Native Americans for UnThanksgiving Day protest on Alcatraz

colinkaepernick-unthanksgivingHe was very well-received, but not by fans of Donald Trump who labelled him a ‘traitor’

by Andrew Buncombe, The Independent, Nov 24, 2017

Colin Kaepernick, the American football star whose “kneeling protest” sparked a national debate, has travelled to Alcatraz Island to join Native Americans protesting the “genocide” they say is represented by Thanksgiving Day. Read the rest of this entry

Leonard Peltier Thanksgiving Statement

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

Greetings my friends, relatives and supporters.

Once again, I can’t tell you how much i am so honored that you would want to hear my words, or should i say read my words. You can’t imagine the thoughts that go through my head at times whenever everything is still and quiet in the night, when i lay there staring into the dark with day dreams of how things could possibly be better. Read the rest of this entry

Thanksgiving: Part of “Broken Circle” Holidays

American Indians gather on Alcatraz Island at Indigenous Peoples Sunrise Ceremony on Thursday, November 27, 2014. Native News Online photo by Arthur Jacobs.

American Indians gather on Alcatraz Island at Indigenous Peoples Sunrise Ceremony on Thursday, November 27, 2014. Native News Online photo by Arthur Jacobs.

by Dr. LaNada War Jack, Native News Online, Nov 27, 2014

Traditional American Thanksgiving acknowledges a feast shared between Pilgrims and Indigenous Native people. We know our people assisted with the early immigration process of those people arriving from Europe because they were pitiful, hungry and starving. We were kind and loving people who helped them. However, once they got a foothold, they tried to completely extinguish us, stole our lands and now we are supposed to be thankful. This runs similar to the “Redskin” mascot Issue or the “Columbus Day” celebration of genocide. Today, we are supposed to celebrate Thanksgiving, which is part of the  “Broken Circle” corporate holidays. Read the rest of this entry