Most Americans barely notice the shutdown. Some may have to alter plans to visit museums or national parks, but that is a minor adjustment easily made. But if the shutdown continues much longer every aspect of tribal life could be… Read More ›
Reflections on the reported “progress” in Entrada negotiations, actions for the coming week, and links & summaries of last week’s three important blogs describing an approach to green affordable housing development that may be relevant to NM.
I can’t even get my head around what ‘reconciliation’ would look like for Indigenous tribes whether in relation to Entrada and the reconquest or in relation to Manifest Destiny and our entire nation’s entire history. But it appears that just… Read More ›
Roxanne and I attended the Red Nation Native Liberation Conference last week in Gallup and the ever-present Andy Fertal videotaped the opening statement of Jennifer Marley and three closing speeches by Brandon Benallie, Nick Estes, and Melanie Yazzie. They were… Read More ›
Originally posted soon after the election, we keep this post on the home page as it outlines how Retake Our Democracy has been formed and how its Action Teams will engage, educate, and activate our communities.
Originally published the day after the Women’s March. A march is not a movement, and while yesterday was exactly the inspiration we needed after Trump’s first day, our inspiration must translate into sustained action if marches are to have enduring meaning. This… Read More ›