American Civilization

January 26, 2009

Great Plains

Filed under: American West,colonization,Native America — equiano @ 9:51 pm

A panorama of the Great Plains

Apparently Lakota Sioux have seceded from the United States. 

The Republic of Lakotah website featuring an interview with Russel Means.

As we move forward with the semester we’ll see that the issue of indigenous rights remains a crucial issue not only in the United States but globally. The UN recently adopted the declaration of the rights of indigenous people.

Here’s a photo– a postcard, actually– of the aftermath of Wounded Knee:



1 Comment »

  1. I hope and pray for the Lakotah to gain in strength and endurance. I pray your freedom is acknowledged and understood by everyone who still remain here. I am part Mohawk and have the wedding moccosins wrapped in otter skin as they have been since that time. I had a vision at a pow wow and use the name, dancingcrow because of that vision. I hope to one day go to your land and see it for myself. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. I beleive in you.

    Comment by LibertyTreeBud — February 1, 2009 @ 9:17 am | Reply

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