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Land Acknowledgements

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On November 29, 2021
The latest white liberal fad for meaningless diversity is the land acknowledgement. Theoretically, this is a good thing. Remembering that this land was stolen from Native peoples is in fact important. But what does it mean once it becomes a rote thing? Is there any power behind it? What is the change we are arguing […]
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The recent stories about the horrors of Indian schools in Canada has finally moved this conversation forward in the United States, with institutions having to reckon with just how many young indigenous people died at these sites of genocide. The city of Albuquerque is acknowledging this and trying to find a way to move forward […]

Footprints

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On September 24, 2021

Well this is just pretty cool: Ancient human footprints preserved in the ground across the White Sands National Park in New Mexico are astonishingly old, scientists reported on Thursday, dating back a

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On August 10, 1680, the Pueblo Revolt began in New Mexico. The most successful Native rebellion in the history of the Americas, this forced the Spanish out of their northern colonies for twelve years. One major reason for the revolt was the brutality of colonial Spain’s slave labor regime it forced on the pueblos. When […]
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As the Delta variant sweeps through the American idiocracy, it should not surprise you that the highest vaccination rates in the nation are in the tribes. Indeed, the U.S. Indigenous population had more than 3.5 times the infection rate, more than four times the hospitalization rate, and a higher mortality rate than white Americans, reports […]
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