7 Acts of Native Resistance They Don’t Teach in School

The history of people indigenous to the North American continent is often glossed over in education. We are badgered with the legend of Native benevolence to the pilgrims who landed on the east coast on Thanksgiving. If Indigenous history is covered, students are likely to hear a tragic but vague narrative of massacre, disease, and death, a narrative devoid of the specific political and tribal context Continue reading

Dakota 38 + 2 Wokiksuye

On December 26th 1862, the United States Army hung 38 Dakota warriors in Makato, Minnesota. It was, and remains, the largest mass execution in American colonial history. Two Dakota warriors who had escaped into Canada were eventually captured, returned to the United States, and hanged at Fort Snelling in 1865. Continue reading

Mass Killings, Native Erasure by Matt Remle

Upon his arrival into the “New World” Columbus and his crew unleashed a vicious and relentless wave of violence against the Indigenous populations. From enslavement, to mass rapes, to mass killings Columbus and his men inflicted grotesque levels of violence never before seen in the Western hemisphere. Continue reading

Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation Rising For Rights

We are currently experiencing land loss faster than anywhere else in the continental United States. And that is from salt water intrusion, canals being dredged, oil spills. Louisiana also has the second highest rate of cancer in the country. Continue reading