Selected extracts from Prison Writngs:
"Published by St. Martian's Press in Spring '99"
By Leonard Peltier, Edited by Harvey Arden Poet from Karuk Tribe of California From the Nation's Native Elders
(Delivered during the NICOA meeting in
Duluth, MN, on August 19-22, 2000.) From "Songs Of The Cherokees"
by Anne Tennyson Holton Chapter One "Run Toward The Nightland:
Magic of the Oklahoma Cherokees"
By Jack Frederick Kilpatrick
& Anna Gritts Kilpatrick THE PROPHESIES OF TURTLE ISLAND UNITED NATIONS, NEW YORK Held on November 22, 1993 INTRODUCTION Sponsored by: Mission of Mexico, Mission of the United States, United Nations Centre for Human Rights Endorsed by: American Indian Institute American Indian Ritual Object... “Relocation is a word that does not exist in the Navajo language. To be relocated is to disappear and never be seen again.” – Pauline Whitesinger, Relocation Resister For the past fiver years, relief caravans have been organized in Boulder, CO. to... “Building Economic Self-Determination In Indian Communities” THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release August 6, 1998 REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT TO WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE BUILDING ECONOMIC SELF-DETERMINATION IN INDIAN COMMUNITIES... Cherokee Heritage Center ~ Tahlequah, Oklahoma In 1838, approximately 16,000 Cherokee people were driven from their homes and forced to move west into Indian Territory. This tragic exodus became known as the Trail of Tears. For many of those weary travelers,... Written by Sal “White Horse” Serbin My name is Sal White Horse, I am a registered member of the Sioux Nation (also called Lakota). I am a Traditionalist, I believe in following and preserving Traditional Ways. For many years now I have been active in... CHEROKEE NATION P.O. Box 948 Tahlequah, OK 74465-0918 (918) 456-0671 Feb, 3, 1998 Ralph F. Keen Judicial Appeals Tribunal 602 Magnolia Drive Tahlequah, OK 74464 Dwight W. Birdwell Judicial Appeals Tribunal 217 North Harvey, Suite 200 Oklahoma City, OK 73102 Philip H.... by Sondra Ball When Deganawidah was leaving the Indians in the Bay of Quinte in Ontario, he told the Indian people they would face a time of great suffering. They would distrust their leaders and the principles of peace of the League, and a great white serpent was to come upon the... Letter to the Editor, 7/27/95: I attended a beautiful Indian spiritual ceremony performed by Asa Primeaux and held in my honor at the Sacred Serpent Mound in Adam County, Ohio, July 17, 1995. The inspiring gathering was attended by both Indians and non-indians. It was... Asquali, Ngungu’lawu Tutsqwa I’qatsi, Friends of the Hopi Traditional Peoples and Touch the Earth Foundation Thank you for being our friends! We have been very busy with the responsibilities that we have been entrusted with. However, I wish to take this... American Indian Organizations Minnesota by Lars Gjertveit By the spring of 1861, Stand Watie (1806-1871), the leader of the southern faction of the Cherokee Nation, was a prosperous attorney and speaker of the nation’s National Council (the lower house of the Cherokee legislature). He owned a plantation and... Guest column by Deron Marquez These words seem to be on the minds of many folk. As Tribal Nations establish their rightful positions, many seek to quash their endeavors. I often write and speak about the infamous “them”. This “them” is a... Guest Column by Devery Fairbanks In the spring of 1982 I was fresh out of New Visions Treatment Center and staying at the American Indian Services (AIS) Men’s Halfway House in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It was my first time in treatment and I must say it helped... Part II: More information about the Cherokee Nation Official Tear Dress Information compiled & written by Wendell Cochran, Cherokee Master Craftsman and National Living Treasure in the Field of Traditional Clothing. An Interview with Marion Hagerstrand, daughter... Sources include people, magazines, papers, newsletters, etc.
The information found in this list may not be completely
accurate or could simply be out of date but it is
hoped that most is correct & at least helpful! Statement from Chief Arvol Looking Horse: I, Chief Arvol Looking Horse of the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota Nation would like to offer a statement concerning the violation against the Sacred Sundance Ceremony at Big Mountain, Arizona. The Sacred White Buffalo Calf Bundle... The Snoqualmie Tribe is in Washington State They are an unrecognized tribe. When the Washington Tribes were herded on to reservations, the Snoqualmie people stayed near the Snoqualmie Falls. It has been their millenia old responsibility to care for their... Wachiya! Greetings! Bonjour! [Short traditional greeting in Cree] Permanent Forum On Indigenous Issues May 13 2002, New York City, New York I am honoured to have the opportunity to address this historic occasion, the first meeting of the United Nations Permanent Forum...This is the most up-to-date information on the opinion survey as of today (I still have a couple hundred more to input). For those of you that have already completed the survey, thank you very much. For those who have not, please take a moment to voice your opinion...Poll Still Shows Cherokees Do Not Support Cherokee Chief Joe Byrd Survey and update provided by: Barry Landeros-Thomas This is the most up-to-date information on the opinion survey as of, Monday, October 5, 1998. For those of you that have already completed the... English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “Q” Quack – Kawonu nigawesgv Quail – Guque Quake – Alitelvhvsgv Qualified – Yeliquu iyadvnehi Qualify – Tsagadanilvtsv Qualities – Iga tsosda Quality – Iga osi... English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “N” Nab – Adaniyvdi Nag – Adalisganosedi Nail – Yvgi Naked – Uyelvha Named – Dagovgi Nameless – Nidudohvna Namely – Digovhi Names – Dunadov Naming... Cherokee Culture Notes Edited and Revised: August 27, 2000 Fact Sheet Author Unknown Edited by: Wendell Cochran, Tahlequah, OK Ancient Cherokee Marriage Tradition When a young man wished to marry a Cherokee woman, he consulted her parents, whose consent was necessary.... By Vine Deloria Jr. Under Attack By National Park Service – A Human Rights Tragedy From the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe, Native Rights Alliance The following article appeared in the October 22, 1996, issue of The Christian Science Monitor. If you are interested in further information... Of June 26th, 1998, Washington D.C. From the LPDC Leonard Peltier Defense Committee The Leonard Peltier Defense Committee met with Leonard Peltier Support Groups on June 26th in Washington DC to strategize for Leonard’s release. We met for several hours in a... U.S. Department of the Interior News NAIIP News ~ Friday, September, 1, 2000 FLAGSTAFF, Arizona – Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt today announced an agreement which will end a long controversy and result in the closing of the White Vulcan mine, located... Ya’a’tee It will be a little while till I can get the next VFH out to you,…. Unfortunately I’ve had a damaged leg that has put me behind schedule, so in the meantime Roberta has asked me to send the following statement to you all. It is a from... Author Unknown By Larry Kibby,
Elko Indian Colony, Elko, Nevada United States Government Sued For Wrongful Human Radiological Experiments Source: Business Wire The law firms of Chamberlain, Neaton & Johnson and Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell announced today that they have filed a class action suit in the U.S. District... Ya’a’tee First off, I apologize for the length of time since I last wrote, I had a dose of pneumonia, things have been real busy, and quite frankly I choose not to spend too much time staring at a computer screen. So Thanksgiving came and went, and a good... On August 13th Joe Washington, attorney for the five Dine’ (Navajo) Women who were arrested for trespass on their own homeland, entered a “motion to dismiss” the charges. Yesterday’s arraignment was set in order for the women to enter a plea of... On June 27, 2002, the Hopi Appellate Court affirmed the decision of the Hopi Tribal Court in Monestersky v. Hopi, thereby upholding the Order of Exclusion issued by the Chairman of the Hopi Tribe against Monestersky. Monestersky was permanently excluded from the Hopi... Federal Register: April 18, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 75) fr18ap00P Certificate of Degree of Indian or Alaska Native Blood Size: 70416 , Score: 690 , TEXT , PDF , SUMMARY [Federal Register: April 18, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 75)] [Proposed Rules] [Page 20775-20787]... Paths to Changing News! Original Web Source, for North American Indian Headline News, Online since 1995! Master Gardeners: Benefiting from how Native Americans cared for the land By Jeanne Price, IJ correspondent Published Marin IJ Saturday, 27 November 2010 GIAGO: A... Written By Robert Sparks Walker I want to communicate with you on behalf of myself and the Sundancers who exercise their beliefs here in Big Mountain. I want to tell you what is happening to us in the millennium years. By now you must have heard about the desecration and destruction of the Sundance... The following is from a tribunal held against Vernon and Clyde Bellecourt. By the American Indian Movement. “I would like people to read Russell Means’s book “Where White Men Fear to Tread.” He explains Vernon’s behavior. Vernon and Clyde... Standard audit related fees for fiscal years: 1996, 1997 and 1998 amounted to $575,108. However additional services requested by Byrd adminstration in the amount of $1,440,327 pushed the amount to $2,015,435. The “additional services included: Technology...Subpoena To Produce Purchase Records Re: Surveilance/Wiretapping Equip. IN THE UNITED STATE DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OKLAHOMA Filed – Aug. 14, 1998 Phil Lombardi, Clerk – U.S. DISTRICT COURT MARVIN SUMMERFIELD and ROBIN MAYES,... English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “G” Gag – Gutlvdi aholi Gage – Atlilosdi Gain – Unequoisdi Gained – Unequotselv Gainful – Adotlvdisgi Gaining – Unequotsehv Gait – Nadvnehv aisv Gale –... English to Cherokee ~ Words and Phrases Beginning with “C” Cab – Yvwi unatsododi Cabbage – Tsuqwanvdena Cabin – Adanelv Cabinet – Disehisdi Cable – Talugisgi sdeyidv Cache – Gvsgalodi atalesv Cackle – Tsitaga... by Paula Underwood Spenser As told by Leanne B. Cloudman. **AMERICAN INDIAN CASINOS/RESORTS **ALABAMA Poarch Creek Indian Bingo Palace Atmore, Alabama “Offering the highest stakes Indian Bingo in the South.” Owned/Operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Located in Atmore, Alabama, take Highway 21 at... Ancient Indian Prayer ITS PAST AND FUTURE ROLE IN EXECUTIVE BRANCH & CONGRESSIONAL POLICY-MAKING (A THREE-PART PAPER) National Indian Policy Center The George Washington University 2021 K Street, NW, Suite 211 Washington, DC 20006 Phone: 202-973-7667 November 1993 FOREWORD The National... IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOUR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF OKLAHOMA SWIDLER & BERLIN, CHARTERED ) 3000 K STREET, N.W. ) SUITE 300 WASHINGTON, D.C. 20007 ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) Civil Action ) Number PAULA HOLDER ) CIV-97-676-B TROY POTEETE ) BARBARA SCOTT )... Destruction of traditional lands and sacred sites throughout the U.S. continues as a result of the Salvage Logging Rider. Your calls are needed today to urge repeal of the Rider. From Jim Jontz and Steve Holmer September 27, 1996 GORE SAYS: SALVAGE LOGGING LAW IS... A note to the reader: I am going on the Internet for the first time with a direct statement to the global public for ONE REASON: To communicate with all my relatives who know and love Big Mountain and all that the Dine & Hopi Traditionals stand for – the... No single issue has consumed more valuable time and irreplaceable resources than the century old dispute between the Navajo and Hopi over Hopi ancestral land. In spite of the turmoil, the Hopi have been steadfast in their belief that peace between our two people can... On Saturday, August 25, 2001, along with Navajo Nation Council Speaker Edward T. Begaye and other Navajo officials, I visited the Navajo families at Big Mountain to discuss with them the destruction of the Sundance ceremonial ground by the Hopi government. As you... For All Those Who Were Indian in a Former Life “It should be remembered that hundreds of people of African ancestry also walked the Trail of Tears with the Cherokee during the forced removal of 1838-1839. Although we know about the terrible human suffering of our native people and the members of other tribes... December 2nd-3rd 2017 10am – 7pm RedHawk Ranch 4110 C.R. 579 S. WIMAUMA FL, 33598 813-997-9639... 2017 Thundering Spirit Pow Wow - March 3 - 5, 2017. Renninger's Twin Markets - 20651 New Highway 441 Mount Dora, Florida 32757 The Hantavirus That Visited the Four Corners – “Sin Nombre virus” has not departed A CNN feature, originating in San Francisco, reports the death last month of a 55-year-old man after a Hantavirus infection. The man, otherwise healthy, died three...