Tag Archives: Native Americans

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Smoke Signals and Distortions from Standing Rock North Dakota — by Trent Loos

  On Halloween of 1998, we moved from Missouri to Norris, SD in the heart of the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation. I thought it would be “way cool” because my…

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One Side of the Story in North Dakota — Heavy-handed Law Enforcement?

  According to the Free Thought Project, Heavily-militarized police decked in riot gear and armed to the teeth, arrived by MRAP and other military-grade vehicles to a Dakota Access Pipeline…

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The Laws of Prior Appropriation & Beneficial Use — Realities Nobody Wants to Talk About: Numbers 5 & 6

Note:  This is the third part of a multi-part series about Seven Realities in the West that the Federal Government and the Mainstream Media don’t seem to want to acknowledge…

This Day in History — U.S. Army Massacres Indians at Wounded Knee — a Repost — by TJ Lovato

When I was in college, I was politically alert and studied history.  What my friends and I noticed, among many other things, is how history books depict things.  When it…

Secret Meeting to Plot New National Monument?

  THE BEARS EARS, San Juan County — Several top federal officials from Washington quietly attended a so-called “Gathering of the Tribes” put on last weekend by environmental groups and…

This Day in History — U.S. Army Massacres Indians at Wounded Knee — by TJ Lovato

When I was in college, I was politically alert and studied history.  What my friends and I noticed, among many other things, is how history books depict things.  When it…

CHIPETA’S STORY: She Didn’t Want to Leave Her Home and Come to Utah

Last week the Millard County Chronicle-Progress published a nice story from the Beehive Archive about the Colorado Ute leader, Chipeta, wife of Chief Ouray.  It certainly fits in with the…

COREY KANOSH, Part 1: the Untold Story — PAHVANT COUNTRY GRAPEVINE — by Delta Rose

I’ve had everything from hate mail to terroristic threats lately, but things are finally starting to simmer down a little.  Someone naively suggested that I ought to report the threats to…

Western Distrust of the Federal Government — Where Did it Come From? — by TJ Lovato

So, where did this distrust of the Federal Government in the West, come from? Is there any real truth to it. Could the seeds of that distrust have been sown…