The quiet became unbearable

The more I learn about the assimilation institutions in this country and the land called Canada, the deeper I fall into despair. It is so difficult to think of how these things affect my Native friends and their families. To have witnessed some of their anger and sorrow. I was going to say but thisContinue reading “The quiet became unbearable”

Four Indigenous Climbers Arrested “LANDBACK”

From NDN’s Landback campaign. NDN Collective is an Indigenous-led organization dedicated to building Indigenous power. Through organizing, activism, philanthropy, grantmaking, capacity-building, and narrative change, we are creating sustainable solutions on Indigenous terms. Four Indigenous Climbers Arrested After Mounting “LANDBACK” Flag From 100 Ft Dakota Mills Grain Silo Action Calls Out Hypocrisy of July 4th, Uplifts DemandContinue reading “Four Indigenous Climbers Arrested “LANDBACK””

National holidays, Indigenous leadership and buried children

I’ve been writing about the event that was going to be held at the Iowa State Capitol “stop whitewashing genocide and slavery”. I urged people I know to attend. Support the BIPOC struggle in Iowa – LANDBACK Friends Organizers asked for a show of support. I was disappointed to see only a few people IContinue reading “National holidays, Indigenous leadership and buried children”

July 4 Nexus

nexus a connection or series of connections linking two or more things There are so many concepts and much history related to July 4th. I’ve come a long way from what I, a white person, was taught in school. About the heroes and battles that brought independence from the British. And just a sentence orContinue reading “July 4 Nexus”

Support the BIPOC struggle in Iowa

People ask me how they can support local oppressed communities. Showing up tomorrow is a great way to do so. Organizers “would love to see a mass turnout to support the BIPOC struggle in Iowa”. Tomorrow, July 4, 1-3 pm, an event I previously wrote about will take place at the Iowa State Capitol. StopContinue reading “Support the BIPOC struggle in Iowa”

Prefab Communities

The recent days of triple digit temperatures and their effects are showing what the future will look like. That future is now, actually. People are beginning to panic. Systems of all types are failing. Climate refugees will be forced to flee areas of drought, rising sea levels, devastation from severe storms. Migrants will be desperateContinue reading “Prefab Communities”

Sioux City Native Youth Camp

Event by Great Plains Action Society Riverside Park Shelter #4 Sioux City, IA 51109 Price: Free · Duration: 1 day Public  · Anyone on or off FacebookProtect The Sacred Native Youth Camp July 10, 2021 8am – 4pmJuly 11, 2021 8am – 5pmRiverside Park, Shelter #41301 Riverside BlvdSioux City, Iowa For youth ages 5-19Pre-Registration at ABSOLUTELY FREE EVENT!Continue reading “Sioux City Native Youth Camp”