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  • Obama Administration’s Lawless Decision Delays a Much-needed Infrastructure project

    09/18/2016 7:40:14 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    Freedomworks ^ | September 15, 2016 | Kenny Stein
    Seemingly every day some politician or another, usually from the left of the political spectrum, calls for more infrastructure investment. In North Dakota there is a $3.7 billion infrastructure project under construction. This project received all the necessary federal permits and is 60% complete. But now the Obama administration, bowing to radical left wing protestors, has thrown the project into doubt with its unprecedented decision last Friday to halt construction on one section of the project. Apparently infrastructure investment is not the priority we were led to believe. The project in question is known as the Dakota Access Pipeline. It...
  • Oil pipeline protest rurns violent in southern North Dakota

    09/04/2016 7:24:41 AM PDT · by fulltlt · 21 replies
    Billings Gazzette ^ | 9/4/2016 | AP
    BISMARCK, N.D. — A protest of a four-state, $3.8 billion oil pipeline turned violent after tribal officials say construction crews destroyed American Indian burial and cultural sites on private land in southern North Dakota. Morton County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Donnell Preskey said four private security guards and two guard dogs were injured after several hundred protesters confronted construction crews Saturday afternoon at the site just outside the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. One of the security officers was taken to a Bismarck hospital for undisclosed injuries. The two guard dogs were taken to a Bismarck veterinary clinic, Preskey said.
  • VIDEO: Dakota Access Pipeline Company Attacks Native American Protesters with Dogs and Pepper Spray

    09/04/2016 5:51:00 AM PDT · by fulltlt · 18 replies
    VIDEO: Dakota Access Pipeline Company Attacks Native American Protesters with Dogs and Pepper Spray On September 3, the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Native Americans with dogs and pepper spray as they protested against the $3.8 billion pipeline’s construction. If completed, the pipeline would carry about 500,000 barrels of crude per day from North Dakota’s Bakken oilfield to Illinois. The project has faced months of resistance from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and members of nearly 100 more tribes from across the U.S. and Canada. Democracy Now! was on the ground at Saturday’s action and brings you this report:
  • ANNA All Nations North America

    08/31/2016 12:34:38 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    ANNA ^ | Billy Graham
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sN-LVkRtmPg
  • Fauxcahontas Revs Up Democrats Like Hillary Never Can

    06/28/2016 10:42:25 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 36 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | June 27, 2016
    WARREN: When Donald Trump says he'll make America great, he means make it even greater for rich guys just like Donald Trump. FOLLOWERS: (grumbling) WARREN: Great for the guys who don't care how much they've already squeezed from everyone else. Great for the guys who always want more. Because that's who Donald Trump is, the guy who wants it all for himself. And watch out, because he will crush you into the dirt to get whatever he wants. FOLLOWERS: (angry cheers) WARREN: That's who he is: A small, insecure money-grubber who fights for no one but himself! RUSH: You know,...
  • Trump: Open to Debating Elizabeth Warren, Spars with Reporter over ‘Pocahontas’

    05/26/2016 12:45:30 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-26-2016 | Alex Swoyer
    After he called Warren “Pocahontas,” a local reporter shouted that she finds that offensive. Trump calls Warren "Pocahontas". Local ND reporter yells "that's very offensive". Trump says "ok". Then calls warren "Pocahontas" again. “She was able to get into various schools,” Trump alleged, saying that was because she applied as Native American. “I think she’s as Native American as I am.”
  • WaPo poll finds 90% of Native Americans NOT offended by Washington Redskins name.

    05/19/2016 10:55:35 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 21 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/19/16 | Robert Laurie
    Uh oh. So NOBODY cares. Bad news, outrage peddlers. We’ve known for some time that nobody really cares about your efforts to make America clamor for the end of the racist monstrosity known as the “Washington Redskins.” It’s been a non-issue for most people since day one. However, if you hate that ugly football team, things just took a turn for the worse. Not only is the majority ambivalent, but a new Washington Post poll has been released and, according to the data, Social Justice Warriors have failed to convince Native Americans that they should care either.
  • Tale of Two Tribes: 'Climate Refugees' vs. EPA Victims

    05/04/2016 6:45:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 6 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 5/4/2016 | Michelle Malkin
    The left has concocted a lucrative category of politically correct victims: "climate refugees." It's the new Green racket. U.S. taxpayers will now be forking over untold billions to ease the pain allegedly inflicted on "carbon's casualties" by industrial activity. By contrast, those who have suffered as a direct result of government incompetence by federal environmental bureaucrats continue to get the shaft. Consider the plight of two tribes: the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw in Louisiana and the Navajo Nation in New Mexico. The New York Times splashed a viral story on its pages this week spotlighting the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's...
  • The Latest Victim Of Progressives’ Identity Politics

    03/24/2016 5:18:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 24, 2016 | Derek Hunter
    My liberal friends ask me from time to time why I hate government. I don’t hate government, of course. It’s a necessary evil. But I do hate much of what is done in the name of government because many times it is an unnecessary evil. Such is the case of a 6-year-old girl named Lexi. Lexi has lived the vast majority of her short life in foster care, the last 4 ½ years with the Page family in California. Her parents are not dead; they’re degenerates – addicts who have spent time in prison. They don’t have custody, nor do...
  • 'It was a massacre': Native Americans reveal how they REALLY feel about Thanksgiving(BARF ALERT)

    11/26/2015 12:22:48 PM PST · by Jacob Kell · 71 replies
    The Dailymail.com ^ | 26 November 2015 | By Erica Tempesta and Valerie Siebert For Dailymail.com
    The celebration of Thanksgiving may be a beloved tradition, but one group of Native Americans has revealed what the holiday really means to them in a moving video series that dispels the historical inaccuracies and stereotypes associated with their culture. As part of Cut.com's One Word video series, a group of men and women from the Native American community have shared their thoughts on the words: Thanksgiving, Christopher Columbus, reservation and redskins. And while many of the men and women agree that the 'redskins' is an 'offensive' and 'racist' term, the group shared different opinions about what it means to...
  • WILDLY POLITICALLY INCORRECT VIDEO: "Thanksgiving and Native Americans - The Truth"

    11/25/2015 9:05:21 AM PST · by StevenCrowder · 22 replies
    www.LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 11/25/2015 | Steven Crowder
    Happens every Thanksgiving, doesn’t? Some bleeding heart liberal you’re “related to” gets on their moral high Crazy Horse and lectures about how horribly rotten the white man was to the Native Americans. Which is why this year we’re throwing in the tomahawk. Time to scalp the facts about the Indians. Feathers not dots. TRIGGER WARNING: offensive video at link. Transcript (without the sketch-cutaways or jokes) It’s Thanksgiving! You know what that means. As you try and enjoy your downtime with your family, you’ll undoubtedly find a social justice warrior around your Thanksgiving table trying to force-feed you white guilt. Afterall,...
  • A Tribe-Eat-Tribe World

    11/21/2015 8:50:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 21, 2015 | Brian McNicoll
    It goes without saying our history with Native Americans is not our nation's finest hour. Native Americans lost right at 98 percent of their land in about 200 years as Manifest Destiny took hold. They now account for about 1 percent of the population about 3 million people scattered across 566 recognized tribes. About a quarter of Native Americans live in poverty the overall rate is about 14 percent. Their rates of alcoholism in particular and drug and alcohol abuse in general are significantly higher than the population at large, and their educational attainment, life expectancy and income levels significantly...
  • Why Do People Hate or Denigrate Columbus?

    10/12/2015 7:35:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 49 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/12/15 | Jim Yardley
    It’s not because he was the “first”, but because his voyage has proven to be the most significant and historically altering My wife and I were watching a show on the History Channel about who was really the first to discover America. Why? First, we both love shows that get us to think “Wow, I never knew that.” Second, I always start with the hope that the show will puncture some educational pomposity. Luckily for us, both my chance to say “Gee, I didn’t know that” AND watch some of the pomposity of our liberal leaning educators exposed was achieved....
  • Junípero Serra not just another saint

    09/20/2015 9:47:45 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 58 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | September 20, 2015 | Deepa Bharath
    When Pope Francis canonizes Father Junípero Serra on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., Serra will be the first Hispanic American saint, and the first saint canonized on American soil. He also figures to be one of the most controversial saints in the long history of the Roman Catholic Church – a symbol that roils some hearts even as it lifts others. Serra, an 18th-century Spanish friar who founded nine of the 21 California missions, including Mission San Juan Capistrano, is gaining sainthood, in part, because he helped bring the church to the Americas. By one reckoning, Serra’s legacy is nothing less...
  • Word of God guides 'all moral actions of man' [Native Americans eagerly received Christianity]

    08/05/2015 7:51:56 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 18 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 8/4/2015 | Bill Federer
    The first book printed in America was the Bay Psalm Book by John Eliot, who was baptized in England as an infant on Aug. 5, 1604. Called “Apostle to the Indians,” he sailed to America and preached his first sermon in the Algonquian language in 1646. He translated the Ten Commandments, Lord’s Prayer and the Bible – the first to be printed in America, in 1663. In a 1674 census, 4,000 “Praying Indians” were in 14 self-ruling villages with houses, streets, bridges and their own ministers. “Praying Indian” villages were located throughout Massachusetts, Martha’s Vineyard and Rhode Island. John Eliot...
  • Is the Amazon rainforest MAN-MADE? At least 8 MILLION humans may have lived and farmed the [tr]

    07/24/2015 6:22:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 35 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 24, 2015 | Richard Gray
    It is often held aloft by environmental campaign groups as an example of one of the last remaining regions of unspoiled habitat left in the world. But instead of being a pristine rainforest untouched by human hands, the Amazon appears to have been profoundly shaped by mankind. An international team of researchers have published evidence that suggests the Amazon was once home to millions of people who lived and farmed in the area now covered by trees.
  • America first populated in 'a single wave of migration from Siberia' no more than 23,000 years ago

    07/22/2015 4:55:24 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 21 replies
    The Siberian Times ^ | 22 July 2015
    Analysis of DNA of present day indigineous people throws new light on how our ancestors crossed the Bering land and ice bridge which then connected modern-day Chukotka and Alaska. A study led by the Centre for GeoGenetics at the University of Copenhagen, asserts that there was one one initial migration from Siberia to America. Around 10,000 years later there was a split in these human ancestors into two groups, which anthropologists call Amerindians (American Indians) and Athabascans (a native Alaskan people). Previous research had suggested that Amerindian and Athabascan ancestors had crossed the strait independently. 'Our study presents the most...
  • 11 Native American Tribes, Including The Two Largest, Prohibit Gay Marriage

    06/08/2015 8:29:53 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 8, 2015 | 1:44 PM EDT | Kathleen Brown
    Tribal laws of the two largest Native American tribes in the United States prohibit gay marriage, as do the laws of nine other smaller tribes. The Navajo and Cherokee Nations, the first and second largest tribes respectively, together have about 600,000 members. The nine smaller tribes that ban gay marriage have another 350,000 members. These tribes all either define marriage as between a man and a woman or explicitly prohibit same-sex marriage, according to the Associated Press (AP). Since 2011, six of the eleven tribes revisited and upheld their preexisting legal definitions of marriage as between a man and a...
  • Michelle Obama: 'Our Government Outlawed Indian Religions'

    04/09/2015 11:19:06 AM PDT · by drewh · 81 replies
    CNS News ^ | April 9, 2015 - 10:41 AM | By CNSNews.com Staff
    On Wednesday, First Lady Michelle Obama addressed a gathering at the White House that focused on the topic of creating opportunity for Native American youth. The White House posted her prepared remarks online. The full speech, as posted by the White House, can be read by clicking here. Here is an excerpt from the First Lady's remarks: You see, we need to be very clear about where the challenges in this community first started. Folks in Indian Country didn’t just wake up one day with addiction problems. Poverty and violence didn’t just randomly happen to this community. These issues are...
  • Who's most likely to be killed by police? (Waaaaa!)

    12/24/2014 9:00:02 AM PST · by PROCON · 19 replies
    cnn ^ | Dec. 24, 2014 | Simon Moya-Smith
    Editor's note: Simon Moya-Smith is a citizen of the Oglala Lakota Nation and culture editor at Indian Country Today. You can follow him on Twitter @Simonmoyasmith. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.(CNN) -- As the country continues to debate police accountability and the all-too-routine killing of unarmed black men by white law enforcement, it's imperative to understand that this issue is not just about black people and white people. In fact, despite the available statistical evidence, most people don't know that Native Americans are most likely to be killed by police, compared with other...