N8V jokesters The 1491s go to a Halloween party, and you won’t believe what happens next! [NSFW F-BOMB.]
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Are you brave enough? Strong enough? Willing to fight to protect the profits of the rich and powerful? Consider signing up with newest branch of the service: THE CORPORINES! Active combat deployments available now in Standing Rock, North Dakota.
OG activist Neil Young stands up for the Standing Rock Sioux and against the Dakota Access Pipeline in this new song and video — Indian Givers.
The lyrics include the story of Dale “Happy” American Horse Jr., a Native activist who was busted after chaining himself to a digger machine at the site.
Mira los lyrics:
When the White Man’s medicine isn’t working,it’s time to see the Slapping Medicine Man. Video by The 1491s.
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Samuel W. Bennett’s GET DATA website features charts/graphs and infographics about current events, sports, news, culture, and history. We thought this log-scale graph of the native (in red, of course) and white population in the U.S. was fascinating, sad, and maybe, just maybe, encouraging.
After disease and war decimated the Native American population from an estimated pre-Columbian 5 million to a low of a few hundred thousand in the late 1800s, the American Native American population has recently approached the pre-Columbian population. The…figure shows that the population of American Native Americans from 1492 to present.
His chart that ranks Tolerance, Racism and Xenophobia in the United States shows we’re lots more tolerant than some other countries, but still have big-ass problems with gays, immigrants and “foreign languages,” not that this is news to us.
The Good Food channel on YouTube video offers our SECOND favorite “Mexican curry” recipe. We like this older “Mexican curry” video better because we can understand what the guy is saying.
What happens when indigenous Star Fleet Captain James T. Kirk violates the Prime Directive? Will he create an alternative universe? (Caution: one “adult” word.) Let’s tune in….
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Following a family recipe preserved in a Louisiana Choctaw-Apache tribal cookbook, J Arendall makes Indian fry bread puffy tacos. You can get the Louisiana Cooking By Native American Choctaw-Apache cookbook here. That matchstick trick? It’s the real deal.
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#RP @msriddleabroad Dr. Martin Luther King Jr couldnt have stated his 'I Have A Dream' speech any better than this 3rd grader…. "NO NETFLIX & CHILL?!??!" that is not a world i want to live in… how is im spose to get her over w/o the #Netflix #MLKJR #IHaveADream #LittleWhiteChirrensAndLittleBlackChirrensCanNetflixAndChillInPeaceAndHarmony #WaitYallTooYoungForNetflixAndChill #WTFyallKnowAboutThatAnyway #NetFlixAndChill #HuluAndHang #PrimeAndPostUp #DonaldTrump #CantLetHimMessUpMySessionsNope #RockTheVote #VoteOrDie
John Trudell, the activist, artist, actor, and poet who dedicated his life to Native American rights, land and language, walked on December 8. He was 69.
Forbidden to Love Him (1953), features a handsome Native American guy who can “pass” as white and his sweetie, a hot blonde. No biggie, eh? In 1950s America, interracial marriages were maligned by racists and actually forbidden by some states’ anti-miscegenation laws.
Check out these highlights via Pappy’s Golden Age Comics Blogzine:
[There’s lots more from Alex Garcia de Aztlan here.]