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 By Gloria Dulan-Wilson

Every year some one of our politically savvy Black activist leaders will come up with question of whether or not we should be celebrating Thanksgiving.  And this year is no different.  That weird question  reared its ugly head in the guise of a joke, and there was the nervous laughter to open guffaws around the room, which set me thinking:

"Hmmmm...don't we - individually and collectively - have something to be thankful for in our lives?  Are we now so cynical that ev
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A Victory For The Struggle?
A “Victory” at this time depends upon the angle one views “the struggle”, or overall Ethnic (Black) Indian Human Rights Struggle in today’s Indian Country.

The determinant for “victory” or “defeat” is defined by many factors. Presently, we are discussing, “A federal order for one of the nation’s largest American Indian tribes to restore voting rights and benefits to about 2,800 descendants of member’s former slaves threw plans for a special election for a new chief in
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Let's Emulate The Lakota People

From the RampartsJunious Ricardo StantonLet’s Emulate The Lakota People“WASHINGTON — The Lakota Indians, who gave the world legendary warriors Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, have withdrawn from treaties with the United States. ‘We are no longer citizens of the United States of America and all those who live in the five-state area that encompasses our country are free to join us,'’ long-time Indian rights activist Russell Means said. A delegation of Lakota leaders has delivered a message to the St
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Stop the Lie - Understand the Truth about Thanksgiving
WE Don't Do Thanksgiving - because until the situation is equalized across the board, in our humble opinion; There Ain't Nothin to Celebrate.Today We Honor and Join with our Native Peoples in their statement for the Truth and Rights about the North American Peoples' Holocaust.

Now Hol Dis !

Thanksgiving: A National Day of Mourning for Indians

by Moonanum James and Mahtowin Munro

Every year since 1970, United American Indians of New England have organized the National Day of Mourning observance in
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