UNDERSTAND RACISM IN AMERICA

In a short essay published earlier this week, Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch wrote that the recent killing in Minnesota of George…

Basic Call to Consciousness

Basic Call to Consciousness, written THIRTY YEARS AGO by the Iroquois Federation of Northeast tribes, conveys a perspective that is…

Point Elliott Treaty in 1859

On January 22, 1855, near Mukilteo, among the signers of the Treaty of Point Elliott, the Duwamish Tribe was listed first.…

Wovoka – “The Prophet”

Wovoka (c. 1856 – September 20, 1932), also known as Jack Wilson, was the Paiute religious leader who founded a second episode of the Ghost Dance movement.…

Jesuit conspiracy theories

A Jesuit conspiracy is a conspiracy theory about the members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), a religious order in the Catholic Church. Such theories began appearing in 1550,…

Ȟe Sápa – The Black Hills

The Black Hills (Ȟe Sápa; Moʼȯhta-voʼhonáaeva; awaxaawi shiibisha) are a small and isolated mountain range rising from the Great Plains of North America in western South Dakota and extending…

Living the Dakota 38

On the day after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, he ordered the execution of the Dakota 38+2 at Fort Snelling…

successful insurrection by self-liberated slaves

The Haitian Revolution was a successful insurrection by self-liberated slaves against French colonial rule in Saint-Domingue, now the sovereign state of Haiti. The revolt began on 22 August 1791, and…