Yankton Sioux Fight to Protect Ancestors’ Remains

By ADAM RITSCHER Native Americans have been on the receiving end of an oppressive relationship with the United States since the day this country was founded. Of late a series of confrontations has taken place between the government and Native Americans over Native rights and the racist policies of the U.S. government. Among them is…

Free Leonard Peltier!

On Nov. 1, Native American and civil liberties organizations kicked off a month of protests against the continuing imprisonment of American Indian Movement (AIM) leader Leonard Peltier. The events are timely since they coincide with Thanksgiving, which allegedly celebrates friendship between Native Americans and European settlers. The opening events, in Washington, D.C., began with a…

Native Peoples Face Terror in Chiapas

By GERRY FOLEY The greatest single outrage of the Mexican government’s “low intensity war” against the native people’s liberation movement came a year ago with the massacre of 45 unarmed pacifist Indians in Acteal, Chiapas, by a paramilitary mercenaries. Despite the outcry in Mexico and throughout the world against this savage slaughter, the regime has…