He died in a police chase. Then the police vanished.
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Mother Jones A high-speed police chase. A 17-year-old Crow boy, dead. The police report? Nowhere to be found. The entire police department? Vanished. The excruciating question that emerged: What happened to Braven Glenn? The hunt for answers is at the heart of our searing new short film After the Crash, by reporter Samantha Michaels and filmmaker Mark Helenowski. Blossom Old Bull was raising her son Braven, a diligent student and passionate basketballer, in the Crow Nation in Montana. On a dark, chilly night in November 2020, a police pursuit began while Braven was driving to meet his gi ..read more
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PLAIN INDIAN LEDGER ART: historical accounts from our people, should be kept by our people
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 Imprisoned for what exactly, you might ask... Being Indian was enough of a reason... TLH Contested Native Artworks Resurface at Art Fair, Drawing Scrutiny The drawings, taken from ledger books made by Native people imprisoned in the 19th century, were sold at auction in 2022 against tribal members’ wishes.   Matt Stromberg  “Cheyennes Chasing Antelope” at the Donald Ellis Gallery booth at Expo Chicago 2024, from A complete Fort Marion drawing book (1876) illustrated by Bear’s Heart (Nockkoist, Tsis tsis’tas) and Ohet-Toint (Ohettoint / High Forehead) (Bonhams lot 20) (all imag ..read more
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#60sScoop | Understand The Suffering | #Reunion
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?Brothers meet half century after being separated by 60s Scoop     ARE YOU IN REUNION? WANT TO SHARE YOUR STORY? EMAIL: tracelara@pm.me Questions? EMAIL: laratrace@outlook.com ..read more
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#60sScoop - How did he end up in Connecticut?
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CT man taken from First Nation family as child finds purpose in sharing story: ‘I’m not the only one’ WILTON,  CONNECTICUT — Ripped from his sister’s arms and taken to a new country over a half-century ago, Canada native Taber Gregory said he’s still reconciling with how and why he wound up in Wilton. About 20 years ago, the longtime Wiltonian and owner of Gregory’s Sawmill on Pimpewaug Road said he learned he was one of thousands of survivors of what’s known as the Sixties Scoop. The Sixties Scoop refers to a decades-long period in Canadian history, from about 1951 and until ..read more
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Eclipses have special ties to Indigenous peoples
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  During eclipses Navajo people must stay indoors, with closed windows and doors, and not look outside, limit consumption of food by fasting, not drink water, not sleep, not bathe, brush hair or groom themselves, no intimacy with families or partners, exception between mothers and children. Arts and crafts during solar eclipses are not allowed. Lightly cleaning or remote work at home is allowed.  GREAT READ:  https://ictnews.org/news/eclipses-have-special-ties-to-indigenous-peoples Questions? EMAIL: laratrace@outlook.com ..read more
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Healing the Children of Horse Nations | Season 3: Elders
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Healing the Children of Horse Nations A new multimedia package produced by The Imprint and Voices of Monterey Bay takes readers, viewers and listeners deep inside rural Oregon’s Indian Country, where elders are Indigenizing social work through equine therapy for young people who have experienced foster care and youth justice systems. “Horses take us all the way back to our history before our land was taken away,” explains John Doug Spence, who leads equine therapy sessions across Oregon. “It’s a way of taking back our power.”  The project, Healing the Children of Horse Nations, is a co ..read more
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Our Indigenous Roots
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 This is a long post so please click KEEP READING This map shows you which Indigenous lands you’re living on.  Click here to access it. BY Rob Brezsny (SUBSTACK) Our Indigenous Roots Even if our forebears arrived in what we now call Americas in the 1600s, and our predecessors have lived on the continent for the last 14 generations, we can all trace our ancestry back to some group of Indigenous people. Maybe your people were Celts who lived in what’s now Austria during the ninth century BCE. Or perhaps your biological line was Jewish Egyptian three millennia ago, or Chin ..read more
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3-Part Series: NEW rules under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
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 INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY : FANTASTIC SERIES LINK Read ICT's entire NAGPRA series: —NAGPRA Part 1: A sea change in federal regulations —NAGPRA Part 2: ‘A state of Gozhoo’ —NAGPRA Part 3: A model for future Indigenous exhibits Questions? EMAIL: laratrace@outlook.com ..read more
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Blood Quantum use is controversial
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  How a US colonial notion of ‘blood quantum’ for tribal membership is threatening Indigenous nations "Blood quantum" is a U.S. colonial notion to identify whether someone is Indigenous and to which tribal band they belong. Its use is controversial. READ MORE   ? More: Wisconsin’s story doesn't start with Jean Nicolet. A brief history of forced relocation and 'landcestry.' More: 28 site names that slur Indigenous women are being removed in Wisconsin. Here's what's happening next. Indigenous academics argue that all First Nations in the U.S. will soon have ..read more
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[Birth Mother] First Mother Forum: Link between Adoption and Suicide is Real
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[Birth Mother] First Mother Forum: Link between Adoption and Suicide is Real: photo: Daughter Jane and Lorraine  Link between Adoption and Suicide is Real Daughter Jane and Lorraine It was a bracing morning being brought back to reality about how the world see the woman who gave up a child for adoption. Not nicely is the short answer.  A ten-minute morning interview for drive-to-work radio show in the New York/New Jersey area led to be being mentally whacked for having a relationship with a married man, which I did, and his having an Irish Catholic background was another rea ..read more
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