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LOUISIANA’S COASTAL TRIBES APPEAL FOR HELP (tags)
Four of Louisiana’s coastal Native American tribes issued an urgent appeal for support in the aftermath of Hurricane’s Katrina and Rita. Despite the buzz of recovery activity in New Orleans and on other parts of the Gulf coast, tribal leaders say they have been forgotten and their people continue to suffer.
Dineh (Navajo) youth imprisoned for documenting desecration (tags)
A sacred Sundance arbor on the homesite of a Dineh resistor was bulldozed by Hopi officials Friday with the support of BIA, and Navajo County police. A young Dineh was arrested for attempting to document the desecration of his church. This follows the recent attempt by officials to shut down a Sundance ceremony happening at camp Anna Mae, by setting up roadblocks, cutting off the nearest water source and turning away food, water medicine and doctors