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#NativeJusticeNow: Police Violence, Colonialism, & #JusticeForLoreal

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Commentary by Klee Benally @eelk According to The Guardian’s “The Counted” database, there have been 1,403 people’s lives taken by police terrorism in the US since 2015. We’re not addressing a few “bad apple” cops here though, this whole system is rotten to the core. This reality was brought close to home on Sunday, March 27, 2016 when 27-year-old Diné woman Loreal Juana Barnell Tsingine…

Statement on Recent Aggressive Confiscation of Dineh Resisters’ Sheep Herds by NaBahe Katenay Keedihiihii

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UPDATE: Due to public concern the Navajo-Hopi Land Commission Office (NHLCO) issued a statement on Oct 24, 2014: “To avoid creating a situation that will harm both tribes and the HPL residents, (NHLCO) requests that the Hopi Tribe cease and desist from further impoundment activities and allow NHLCO an opportunity to confer with the residents to request they remove their livestock in excess of permitted…

Alert: Diné Face Arrest & Livestock Theft on Black Mesa

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UPDATE: Due to public concern the Navajo-Hopi Land Commission Office (NHLCO) issued a statement on Oct 24, 2014: “To avoid creating a situation that will harm both tribes and the HPL residents, (NHLCO) requests that the Hopi Tribe cease and desist from further impoundment activities and allow NHLCO an opportunity to confer with the residents to request they remove their livestock in excess of permitted…

NATIONAL SACRED PLACES PRAYER DAYS JUNE 20-22, 2014

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From the Morning Star Institute. Washington, DC (6/19/14)—Observances and ceremonies will be held across the land on June 20-22 to mark the 2014 National Days of Prayer to Protect Native American Sacred Places. The observance in Washington, D.C. will be held on Friday, June 20, at 8:30 a.m., on the United States Capitol Grounds, Senate East Front Grassy Area Nine (see details under Washington, D.C.…

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Diné Confront John McCain in Action to Protect Water and Sacred Sites

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(Video published with permission. Credit: Marley Shebala) Window Rock, AZ — On August 14, 2015 dozens of Diné (Navajo) took action to resist U.S. Senator John McCain’s attempts to steal precious water and desecrate sacred lands. McCain had private meetings scheduled at the Navajo Nation capitol with Diné and state politicians which included discussion of…

Power Lines Feature Film Trailer

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Power Lines is a politically charged coming of age story about a young Diné (Navajo) poet who runs away and finds home. Featuring Nezbah Ragdoll, Kayla Dailey, Tony Skrelunas, Belinda Ayze, & Sam Minkler. More info: www.powerlinesmovie.com or www.facebook.com/powerlinesmovie Support independent Indigenous filmmaking. Check out www.indigenousaction.org and www.oybm.org for ways you can donate!