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September 2016 Honduras coup update (tags)
September in Honduras. A barber was assassinated after an angry comment to the president on his own facebook. Farmers setting up occupation were violently evicted. Indigenous leaders forced to go into hiding. Lack of justice continues on the Berta Caceres case, this month with an arbitrary arrest against Copinh, her file was stolen by someone robbing the judge's car, and the finance organisation FMO wrote one of the gross reports that doesn't try much to really look like it cares about human rights. This and other news, read on..
April 2016 Honduras coup update (tags)
In April 2016, in Honduras, dam company DESA, its financers and concessioner, having killed Goldman Prize winner indigenous leader Bertha Caceres, continues to go after all those who fight in her name. A uni lecturer suffers an attempt, the same as 3 others before him, one of whom had been assassinated later.
March 2016 Honduras coup update - Berta's life (tags)
News of political murders, persecution and plunder in Honduras this March 2016, with a focus on the life of Berta Caceres
February 2016 Honduras Coup News (tags)
The Feb one is late and the March one will be up soon. February saw 5 Tolupanes assassinated, their names withheld from public news to not endanger others. Another indigenous organisation Copinh received many attacks and threats, that culminated in two very shocking murders in March. Read on...
International Day of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier (tags)
Saturday, February 6, 2016
INGLEWOOD - In a day-long event, members of the Southern California chapter of the American Indian Movement, along with other members of the Native community and social justice activists, called for clemency for AIM activist Leonard Peltier, imprisoned since 1977 on trumped-up charges. The day featured speeches from well-known figures from the movement in defense of indigenous rights, musical and poetic performances, drums, and prayer.
January 2016 Honduras Coup update (tags)
This month in Honduras, 6 and a half years into the coup, attacks including fatal attacks continue against indigenous persons defending territory, workers from different walks of life, journalists, and even politicians. And from the general news section there are worrying warnings of increases of mass deportations from US, about Zika virus having been introduced as another US intervention as a form of biological warfare, and some updates on corruption and who is getting away with it and who might appear not to be..
December 2015 Honduras Coup Update (tags)
News from Honduras in December 2015. Less news but bad news. Another environmental and human rights defender kidnapped. Navy shoots Garífuna (Afro-descendent Indigenous Hondurans) killing one and wounding another and say it was an accident because they thought they are drug traffickers. A Lenca indigenous activist was assassinated. A unionist and whistleblower seeks asylum. More funding approved from US and World Bank, always more of the same, more militarisation and more 'trickle down'...
Indigenous Hispanic areas also Economic Rights US (tags)
Many Central and South American countries claim to have indigenous populations. This is true and false. Panama, Costa Rica Venezuela and Colombia have rates under 2% each. The substantialsubstantial populations are in
Philippines: Lumads to AFP, NPA: Leave us alone (tags)
MANILA, Philippines — A group claiming to represent 33 lumad (indigenous people) tribes in Mindanao on Friday urged the military and the rebel group New People's Army (NPA) to stop dragging them into their conflict and to respect their human rights and ancestral domain.
Guatemalan President Resigns: Faces Corruption Charges (tags)
Washington Threatens Ecuadorian Democracy (tags)
Honduras Coup, 6 years on (tags)
6 years into the coup, the news for June 2015 of political persecution against indigenous peoples, activists, journalists, and lgbti activists. A look at the current situation of crisis and grassroots movement with the IHSS crisis.
L.A. Stands in Solidarity with Australian Aborigines (tags)
“The Aboriginal people are the custodians of their land and have a responsibility to their ancestors to maintain sovereign ties to their land—which is far deeper than a 'lifestyle choice,' which you're probably aware that the prime minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, so disgracefully described the connection to land.” – Jess Harlen
Guadalupe's Day is today in LA, look for her (tags)
Guadalupe is seen and honored everywhere especiallly in LA, as everyone noticed. Most dont know the stories that are connected to her but can still relate and experience Guadalupe as a symbol of natural life forces, indigenous ones that emanate and connect us to earth. She is not a Cathoic nor a religious symbol or representative tho that has been co-opted via majority religious practices.
October 2014 Honduras Coup Update (tags)
October 2014 in Honduras.. 15 year old Maycol disappeared and killed in Rio Blanco his body found on the river they community defends, his brother was killed months before. Model cities marching on. Students taking the uni. Terrorism laws wanting to impose themselves. Have a look here...
September 2014 Honduras coup update (tags)
This September in Honduras...we now within two months of this infamous model cities (privatisation of entire cities) actually starting unless miraculous resistance springs up. But uprisings do actually happen, in Miskitia, a long boat ride or helicopter ride from much of Honduras, when pissed cops and soldiers arrested 40 at a party after people refused to give them alcohol or money for alcohol, and these agents of the system fired gunshots,wounding 4 who were locked up, the community didn't take it,the officers ran away, the community set on fire the copshop.
Columbus Day Protest, Downtown L.A. (tags)
Columbus Day has been suffering setbacks of late. Minneapolis; Berkeley, California; and most recently Seattle now observe Indigenous People's Day instead. San Francisco has Italian Heritage Day; Hawaii, Discoverers Day (i.e., the discovery of the islands by Polynesians); and South Dakota, Native American Day. Venezuela dropped Columbus Day in 2002 in favor of Day of Indigenous Resistance. Mexico, El Salvador, Argentina, and other countries celebrate Dia de la Raza*. While Columbus Day's still recognized here in Southern California, a new annual protest occurs in downtown L.A.
Columbus and The Legacy of Genocide (tags)
October 12th is Columbus Day, a day which is increasingly coming under criticism for celebrating a genocidal pirate, murderer, rapist, and enslaver who is credited with the “discovery” of the Western Hemisphere.
Protest and March Against Columbus and White Supremacy! (tags)
Join us for our Anti-Columbus and Anti-White Supremacy protest, Saturday, October 12,2013 @11am, Placita Olvera st. 12pm March to Los Angeles Cathedral 1pm march back to Placita Olvera! 1-2pm Protest and Rally on Lawn of Placita Olvera. Signs will be provided by Mexica Movement. Bring water and sunscreen. Arrive early for parking and do your best to carpool! ***This will be a PEACEFUL protest. No bs tolerated. BOYCOTT THE AMERICAN LATINO MUSEUM! We are not Latinos! We are not Hispanics! This planned museum completely destroys our Indigenous identity and erases our presence. It is a complete act of genocide. Read the report for yourself and see the obvious cover-up. We are not Latinos! We are not Hispanics!
Idle No More – Los Angeles (tags)
A common sentiment expressed by speakers was, “if we won't do it, who will?”
San Pedro: Science Center Endangered/Tongva Village Site Revitalization (tags)
Jacob Gutierrez, a Tongva, is trying to preserve two valuable Indigenous and environmental areas in San Pedro.
Report: The Indigenous Committee at Occupy LA (tags)
Indigenous people around the country are making their voices heard at occupations. Here in LA (occupied Yangna), the Indigenous Committee has been imparting many of these views in a local context.
Western Shoshone Visit UN for Human Rights Review (tags)
Members of the Western Shoshone Defense Project traveled to Geneva, Switzerland to discuss the human rights record of the U.S. government pertaining to indigenous peoples. Despite the Treaty of Ruby Valley (1863) signed with the Shoshone Nation and the U.S., many harmful activities have been permitted to occur on Shoshone land "Newe Sogobia" including cyanide leach pit gold mining, military weapons testing, nuclear waste disposal and now the Ruby natural gas pipeline cutting through pristine sage grouse habitat and numerous indigenous archeological sites sacred to the Shoshone and Paiute.
Sept. 18, March to Support Manuel Jamines (tags)
Manuel Jamines was murdered in cold blood by an LAPD officer; and today several hundred people from many established Los Angeles activist groups came together in support of justice, and in protest against a police culture which has long supported brutality and killing of members of vulnerable communities and communities of color.
Pico Union/Westlake Rebellion after Rampart Police Murder Manuel Jamines - Indigenous Man (tags)
Manuel Jamines was murdered by Rampart police on Sunday, September 5th, 2010. He was a 37 year old indigenous man from Guatemala, who didn't speak English or even Spanish very well
Anarchist Book Fair – short report & photos (tags)
LOS ANGELES, Monday January 25, 2010 – Yesterday’s 2nd annual Los Angeles Anarchist Book Fair was a huge success. Hundreds, at least 500+, gathered in the beautiful setting that is Barnsdale Park. The weather, the view and most of all the wonderful people all combined for a very enjoyable Sunday afternoon. Many had traveled from out of state (Oregon, Arizona, New Mexico to name a few) to come to the fair.
Protest at Peruvian consulate (tags)
Friday, June 12, 2009 LOS ANGELES--Crowds of curious onlookers surrounded a group of indigenous rights activists, members of the Peruvian community, and environmentalists as they demonstrated in front of the Peruvian consulate today through dance, procession, chant, and speech.
Shocked by the Undercover Slaughterhouse Video? (tags)
HSUS' recent undercover investigation of a California slaughterhouse is making headlines around the world. Here are 5 things you can do to help end this kind of animal torture.
SAVE THE PEAKS CALL FOR SUPPORT! - Legal Battle to Protect Sacred Site Comes to Pasadena (tags)
The San Francisco Peaks are a unique mountain ecosystem which are managed as public lands in Northern Arizona. The Peaks are held Holy by more than 13 Indigenous Nations. A small ski area is threatening expansion and attempting to make fake snow from treated sewage effluent filled with harmful contaminants. A coalition of tribes and environmental groups have unified to prevent the environmental destruction, community health hazards and extreme desecration that would be caused by the proposed development. Although the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked the ski area plan, the case will be reheard in Pasadena on December 11th, 2007.
White Supremacist Lou Dobbs Confronted At UC San Diego (tags)
Report from Lou Dobbs protest at UC San Diego
Rally Tonight @ Artivist Film Festival *time sensitive* (tags)
Artivist choose to take money from Petrobras (big oil), this company is destroying the Amazon rainforest for profit. We say no more!
O’odham Return from Gathering with Mexico’s Indigenous and Subcomandante (tags)
A short report back on the recent indigenous resistance gathering in Northern Mexico
RESISTANT CULTURE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE'S DAY SHOW FRIDAY OCTOBER 12TH (tags)
SOS/Minutemen Protest Indigenous Art (tags)
Members of Save Our State protest indigenous art at Baldwin Park City Hall on May 5, 2007
8th Annual GWS LA Event with Sò An (tags)
Report of 8th Annual Global Women’s Strike Los Angeles Event: An Evening of Resistance & Song with Sò An, Popular Haitian activist, political prisoner & folk singer
APOCALYPTO: Mel Gibson's Show of White Supremacy (tags)
For Indigenous people, Gibson's "Apocalypto" means "THE NEW GENOCIDE"
11/01 Demonstration of Oaxacans and Supporters at Mexican Consulate, with Audio Interview (tags)
Several hundred members of Oaxacan indigenous groups and their supporters picketed the Mexican Consulate today in solidarity with the people of Oaxaca. Afterward, APPO/LA member Odelia Romero provided a 10 minute interview in English explaining the nature of the Oaxacan movement and its local support groups (included).
Genocide Memorial on Columbus Day (tags)
East Los Angeles College hosted a solemn genocide memorial on Columbus Day, marking the day in which Europeans initiated the holocaust of 70 to 100 million Indigenous People.
Ecoanarchists help reclaim southcentral farm (tags)
The destructive bulldozer raid by real estate developer Ralph HorowitzCo. & LA Sheriffs' on LA's southcentral community farm only resulted in strengthening the resistance and improved networking between sc campesino farmers, ecoanarchists and permaculture communities..
Apocalypse No! an indigenist perspective (tags)
THIS POST NEEDS TO BE CENTER COLUMN OR AT THE VERY LEAST "LOCAL NEWS."
Solving ecological problems by restoring indigenous wisdom (tags)
Indigenous ecoknowledge can help in solving modern man-made problems with permaculture, decolonization, dismantling border fence, riparian floodplain restoration, etc..
Aztlan | Lessons in Politics (tags)
Today, and for the present, Aztlan is a spiritual concept, an ideational concept. But what does the future hold for the indigenous peoples of Anahuac?
The Language of Life: Reflections on the South Central Farm (tags)
"...The root cause of the problems that threaten life on earth is the concept of land title acquired and maintained by force. Since modern civilization is based on this concept, it does not hold the key to peace." - Hopi Elder Martin Gashweseoma
The Right to be Anywhere on This Continent (tags)
Comments on immigrants from Native Americans
Atenco No Está Solo (tags)
Protestors rally near the City of Industry to fight a government-corporate land grab in the small Mexican town of San Salvador Atenco.
MP3 - An interview with Jessie from the Mexica Movement (tags)
Recorded on April 10, 2006 at the downtown LA march for immigrant rights. Jessie talks about the untold history of indigenous peoples and the European invasion and 500+ years occupation of the Americas.
The Great Los Angeles March Against Racism: An Indigenous Perspective (tags)
The largest march in Los Angeles history; Indigenous People protest racism against them and their rights. Estimates are between 500,000 and 2 million people.
Support Indigenous Rights: Sign the Free Grassy Narrows Petition (tags)
In Ontario, Canada, an indigenous community called the Grassy Narrows First Nation are being subjected to human rights abuses. Logging companies, Weyerhaeuser and Abitibi are clear-cut logging their land without the community’s consent. This exploitation is poisoning their waters with toxins, robbing the community of economic opportunities, and destroying their way of life. Sign the petition - www.FreeGrassy.org
Call for CIPO-RFM Tour - West Coast and South West (tags)
Proposed tour for the Popular Indigenous Council of Oaxaca – Ricardo Flores Magón (CIPO-RFM)in the South West and West Coast (with proposed kick off event in Los Angeles). The CIPO-RFM is an autonomous organization of indigenous and non-indigenous people who ally themselves with the struggle for indigenous rights and social justice all over the world
URGENT- ACT NOW 4 BIG MOUNTAIN INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES (tags)
Stop S. 1003, "The Navajo Hopi Land Settlement Act Amendments of 2005"
Call to All Indigenous Peoples and All People Fighting for Justice (tags)
This Tashunka Witko Brigade radio program, in English and Spanish, features an interview with the organizer of the Ceremonial Run for Indigenous Dignity in BC. This run is part of the efforts to fulfill the prophecy of the condor and the eagle to unite all indigenous peoples.
Racism in Mexico* (tags)
Indians are often not allowed to do the easier plant packing work; ostensibly because they are "too short" to reach the vegetables to sort and pick them. Migrant farm workers in the south have been subjected to discriminatory police brutality. These people claim that police specifically target them for abuse. Reports indicate that the police target those with "markers" of being Indian, such as skin color and height.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Report 2005
EZLN Otra Campana asambleas begin (tags)
The Zapatistas began today the first of a series of town-hall like meetings that will comprise the bulk of a six-month nationwide caravan dubbed as the Other Campaign. The campaign will touch every state in Mexico and aspires to form a wide-ranging non-electoral and anti-capitalist alliance that can be a powerful enough of a force to implement a new constitution for Mexico.
(NO) BORDER ENCUENTRO - CALL TO ACTION (tags)
Join us in San Diego - August 27-28, 2005 - for a weekend of strategizing and organizing against the border and the minutemen.
Local Activists Meet to Discuss Zapatista Red Alert (tags)
When Comandante Marcos sent out a general red-alert last week from the Zapatista community in Chiapas, Mexico, ripples of concern could be felt worldwide.
Baldwin Park 2: Statement of a Harmony Keeper (tags)
In Honor of All of you who made Baldwin Park 2 a unified and potent expression of the heart and will of our People .
EZLN Communique: Red Alert - EZLN declara alerta roja general (tags)
Communique of the Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee - General Comand of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation. - Translated by irlandesa.
Support Indigenous People Of Chiapas (tags)
A Benefit Concert Supporting the Indigenous people of Chiapas, Mexico. To educate the public on the suffering of the people primarily the youth and their struggle against globalization. YA BASTA!!!
April 23rd: Nuestra Arma es Nuestra Palabra (tags)
SAT. APRIL 23rd in Casa Blanca (Riverside) featuring spkrs reports from the EZLN communities, chicano activists, live graffiti, hip hop and punk fest!!!!!! El Vuh, Funkollective, Aztlan Underground, Collectivo Error, FLATTBUSH, and MORE.
Mex/CA Cotton workers & cancer (tags)
Corporate cotton, rio agua theft, pesticide exposure and worker cancer, loss of indigenous culture in maquiladoras, Chiapas/Oaxaca impacts of NAFTA/WTO/PPP/etc..
Depleted uranium in Iraq stolen from under Dineh land (tags)
Depleted uranium used in Iraq by US military results in babies born deformed and also cancer. The source of the uranium is from native lands, also causing cancer in indigenous people living there..
Indybay Print Collective presents Fault Lines - Issue 6 (tags)
Issue 6 of Fault Lines has hit the streets!
Oaks and Permaculture in Sacto/San Joaquin Valley (tags)
Dependency on petrochemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides is part of the reason the US military is still in Iraq protecting corporations extracting petroleum from Iraqi oil wells. Growing oaks in the monoculture agribuisiness fields of the San Joaquin valley would help reduce our dependency on the petrochemically derived fertilizers..
Globalization Study Group in LA (tags)
Is there any interest in forming a study group to discuss globalization, to seek some personal and community understanding of it, and to brainstorm plans of action to deal with it? Would you be interested?
M20 Photos Indigenous Dancers (tags)
Indigenous Dancers at Hollywood Peace Rally, March 20, 2004
Call to LA & OC Indigenous People... (tags)
Come join us tomorrow, more details below...
"No Thanks" Presentation in OC This Sunday (tags)
Please see below
"No Thanks" Presentation/Educational Forum 11/23/03 (tags)
Please see below.
Colectividades 2003: A Call to Converge (tags)
Our intention in organizing Colectividades 2003 is to unite collectives and individuals working for justice, to cross-pollinate our struggles, and to strengthen our networks -- especially across the border.
Indigenous People's Day (tags)
How do European immigrants with any consciousness address the genocidal acts committed against the Indigenous Peoples of this land called North America?
indigenous peoples day (tags)
just a question about l.a.
Anti-Columbus Protest-10/12 (tags)
Protest "Columbus Day" at Mission San Juan Capistrano, Sunday October 12, 2003 at 10 AM.
The Racist Irony of Zionism (tags)
Zionists who accuse others--the opponents of the racist ideology of Zionism--of being anti-Semitic are truly being ironic.
Terror of Thanksgiving (tags)
Find out why we do not give Thanks on "Thanksgiving."
Kichwa Community in Ecuador (tags)
Sarayacu, a native Kichwa Community in Ecuador
The Denial of Imperialism (tags)
The denial of the existence of US imperialism in the corporate media and academia and the manifestations of its actual existence.
BTL:Nicaraguan Human Rights Attorney Fighting for Indigenous Rights Target of... (tags)
...Assassination Attempt. Interview with Maria Acosta, Center for Legal Assistance to Indigenous Peoples in Nicaragua conducted by Denise Manzari
Pig Cabin Lonely, Tecumpse’s Contempt: Thinking ShawanoeNabeg or thinking ..... (tags)
Scary Pig Cabin Lonely People Need Good Will Too, to remember when tricking or treating this Ween. Trick, I didn’t proof read, your treat, but how much Nabeg-ness is on IMC. And that is the question, personally in the costumes of social constructions and maybe identity when and where they create bad or ill will. This is Dave ‘Min-like musing for a Indigenous or Nabeg Ween for everybody’s global tribal ‘anti-globalizm/anti-war’ door knocking. One reference article follows.
Happy Queer Ween (tags)
A thought about Queer Theory and Indigenous Theory Contributions to one another on this most indigenous Queer Holiday.
Anti-Terrorist Unit Uses Excessive Force On Indigenous Family (tags)
INSET, the RCMP's new post-Sept. 11 anti-terrorist team, which raided my home and office on July 30, continues to target political dissent in Canada. This latest raid, carried out against Native rights activists on Sept. 23, shows more of INSET's true colours. David Barbarash
"Columbus Day" Protest (tags)
Protest Columbus Day at San Juan Capistrano Mission on October 12 from 10AM-12:30 PM, followed by a presentation about Columbus' and the Missionaries crimes!
Globalizing Justice in the Peten Jungle of Guatemala (tags)
Speaker from Peter rainforest comes to LA to speak about Plan Puebla Panama on October 7th.
About the Heroic Struggle of Maclovio Rojas in Tijuana (tags)
SQUATTING, REPRESSION AND RESISTANCE: THE CRIMINAL CODE AND THE STRUGGLE FOR LAND IN BAJA CALIFORNIA
US is financing murder of possibly millions in Cauca (Columbia) (tags)
We must help to stop the murder... please read and spread the word.. public awareness deters the evil force
Indigenous Performers Lead March (tags)
8/3/02 "Protest Police Brutality in Long Beach" rally. Indigenous performers lead march.
OAXACAN ANARCHISTS DEMAND JUSTICE (tags)
ANARCHISTS JUMP ON SCENE IN OAXACA, MEXICO TO DEMAND JUSTICE AND AN END TO INSTITUTIONAL PARAMILITARISM... CHECK GLOBAL LINK FOR UPDATES
que viva bolivia (tags)
Evo Morales, an Aymara Indian and a leader of the coca-growers union in Bolivia,....
Please help this vision become reality... (tags)
With the participation of a mere 6,000 people (what's the population of LA?), we can protect hundreds of acres per year, worldwide, have places to live outside of the cities, and give back to the indigenous people of the Earth...all for just $10 apiece!:)
33 1/3 Gallery Presents Zapatista Photo Exhibit (tags)
A New Suite of Photos by B+ and Eric Coleman Titled Seven Days On La Marcha
How Our Ancient Indigenous Ancestors of Mexico Viewed and Punished Lesbianism (tags)
Estimada Raza de Aztlan