Indigenous

Ward Churchill Goes to Supreme Court - Location Moved

Ward Churchill will be before the Supreme Court of Colorado on June 7th.  In a very encouraging move, the Supreme Court has agreed to consider all of the plantif's questions without qualification, which is very rare.  The Westword article has a good interview with the atorney David Lane about their chances, and you can also see the recent article from the Daily Camera.   For a very in-depth look at the case, visit wardchurchill.net.  See you in court!

June 7: Colo. Supreme Court Oral Argument

Thursday, June 7, 2012      1:00 pm

New location:  Old Supreme Court Chambers

Russell Means to Attend Buffalo Harvest at Fort Lewis College

By Carol Berry, Indian Country Today Media Network, March 7, 2012

Russell Means, a prominent Oglala Lakota activist, actor and cancer survivor, is one of several elders scheduled to attend a buffalo harvest March 16 to 18 at Fort Lewis College (FLC), in southwestern Colorado.

“I am very honored to be present at the upcoming buffalo ceremony,” Means told ICTMN. “I look forward to speaking to the students.”

Means is currently undergoing a periodic medical checkup at a Scottsdale, Arizona clinic where he received targeted radiation therapy for throat cancer. He says a combination of that therapy and traditional healing methods have left him “essentially cancer-free.”

May 26: Protest Uranium Mining Conference in Denver, and Support Indigenous Resistance!

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Support New Mexico Indigenous Leaders in Protesting the Expansion of Uranium Mining and the Nuclear Cycle of Destruction!

Demand a Clean Up of This Toxic Legacy and Respect for Sacred Lands

Wednesday, May 26, Noon

Grand Hyatt Hotel

1750 Welton Street, Denver, Colorado

On May 25-27 a delegation of Navajo community leaders will come to Denver to protest US Government support for expanding the nuclear industry that has already had a devastating impact on Native American and Chicano communities in New Mexico.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the National Mining Association will host a “Uranium Recovery” conference designed to make it easier for mining companies to move forward with a new era of uranium mining.

When the uranium boom ended over thirty years ago, mining companies skipped town and left New Mexico with a devastating legacy of sick communities—including high rates of cancers, respiratory diseases, reproductive disorders and miscarriages. They also left contaminated water, soil, and air. There are still hundreds of abandoned uranium mines in New Mexico, largely located on Navajo land and Pueblo lands, and state and federal agencies are only now beginning to inventory those mines and begin the cleanup process.

Protest at Chipotle Shareholders Meeting for Farmworker Justice

I don't know what's with the "Access Denied" screen when I click on articles in the right-hand column, but here is the info I recieved and posted on my blog at http://blog.myspace.com/ind

Longest Walk Schedule of Events- Saturday March 22-Monday March 24

Longest Walk 2 Schedule of Events

 
All events are free, though donations are strongly encouraged. There

Longest Walk 2 Participants Make It Over Monarch Pass, Heading to Denver this Weekend!

March 20th, 2008

Benefit Film Screening for Zapatistas / La Otra Campana and the TCD Alliance

This event will benefit both the upcoming Indigenous Encuentro in
Sonora, Mexico (October 11-14) which is organized by the Zapatistas as
part of La Otra Campana, as well as benefiting the TCD Alliance which
is organizing non-violent resistance to the Columbus Day Parade here
in Denver on October 6th.

TIME: 7pm Friday, September 28

PLACE: The CHAC Gallery, 772 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO

PRICE: $5-15 Sliding Scale Donation

Program:

Excerpts from "Zapatista!"

A film outlining the history and causes of the Zapatista's uprising
and struggle.

Rock Out Columbus Day The LAST a.k.a. Indigenous Peoples Fest!

Rock Out Columbus Day The LAST a.k.a. Indigenous Peoples Fest!

This year brings the 100th year anniversary of the celebration of Columbus Day in Colorado-the first and oldest C-day in the nation.

After 19 years of efforts in Denver to transform the holiday that celebrates the murderer and slave trader Columbus to one that brings honor and respect to all peoples, waiting for them to change it matters no more.

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