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Medals of Honor for Genocide

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On March 31, 2014
At Indian Country Today, Simon Moya-Smith asks the provocative question of whether the 20 soldiers who received the Medal of Honor for their actions in the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre should have them revoked. It’s hard to argue against the idea. Native Americans continue to feel the pierce of what occurred that deplorable winter day. […]
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Wounded Knee Anniversary

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On December 29, 2013
123 years ago today, on December 29, 1890, the United States Army massacred between 150 and 300 Lakota at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, effectively ending the active military engagements of the wars of American conquest. We might not even call Wounded Knee a military engagement given that this was Lakota (and other Plains tribes) resistance […]

Executed Today

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On November 25, 2013

If you think your life isn’t depressing enough, reading the excellent history site Executed Today is a good way to do accomplish this task. What is Executed Today? It’s a website with dail

Victims

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On November 18, 2013

Obviously the real victims here are the white people made to understand that white supremacy is offensive. McAdory High School has issued a public apology for a “Trail of Tears” banner tha

C. Joseph Genetin-Pilawa’s piece on Seneca tribal member and Union officer Ely Parker is pretty interesting, but the real kicker is at the end. For we completely erase Native Americans from the memory of the Civil War experience. Native communities and the Civil War share a curious history. Native Americans largely disappear from our recollection […]

Mining Sacred Spaces

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On August 15, 2013
What’s more important, Kiowa sacred spaces or the whims of a mining capitalist who wants to tear up a sacred Kiowa mountain in order to mine limestone? I think we know which. The state could get involved, but it is in Oklahoma, so there’s little hope.
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