Tag: Native Americans
Thus do racists defend “manifest destiny,” the delusion that God endorsed genocide, the greatest single theft of land, freedom and property in history.
Congressmember Deb Haaland, President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Interior Department, could become the first Native American to serve as a cabinet secretary if she is confirmed.
Indian Country finally has a seat at the table.
“No way would Black or Brown people be treated that way had they attacked a symbol of our democracy.”
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez called it a “truly a historic and unprecedented day for all Indigenous people.”
Haaland’s nomination was backed by progressives, as well as more than 120 tribal leaders, who sent a letter to Biden last month urging him to select her for the post.
Environmental and Indigenous groups say this construction threatens the water where Native Americans harvest wild rice and also would be a factor in increasing climate change.
United States Border Patrol agents and Arizona law enforcement officials violently repressed a peaceful action held Monday morning by roughly 30 land and water protectors.
The administration’s latest attempt to undermine the Clean Water Act would jeopardize tribal and state rights to protect their water quality
“It is unconscionable that it has taken court action to force this administration to distribute relief to Tribal governments as Congress intended and the law requires.”