As noted on the Jamestown S’Klallam website, “Hunting, fishing and gathering were some of the rights reserved by Northwest Tribes that signed treaties with the United States in the 1850’s…Reserved rights under the treaties are classified as property rights by the federal courts.” On August 17, 2017, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court, […]
The first online report of the CERA/Tea Party anti-Indian hate campaign was on April 6, the day of the Anti-Indian Conference in Bellingham, Washington. That report at Get Whatcom Planning, a blog by Western Washington University professor and environmental lawyer Jean Melious, notes the active involvement of the Tea Party and right-wing KGMI radio in […]
As I noted in Anti-Indian Pathogen, our collective well-being depends on systematic prophylaxis exercised by civil society. Whenever I am asked by civil society to consult or intervene in social conflict, I ask myself, “What’s the deal?” Because social conflict is almost never what it seems. Most activists don’t do this. Most activists assume that […]
On September 20, 1992, CBS 60 Minutes aired a segment on the violence of the industry-backed Wise Use Movement, focusing on the threats, intimidation, and assaults against parents and community groups in the US who raised concerns about water and air pollution. Caught on film were movement provocateurs Chuck Cushman and Skip Richards, as well […]
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Twenty-two contributors share their experiences with Indigenous resurgence in "everyday" settings - those often unseen, unacknowledged actions that promote community health and well-being. Brought to you by the faculty and students of Indigenous Governance (IGOV) at the University of Victoria and the Indigenous Politics Program (UHIP) at the University of Hawai'i, Manoa.
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