Monthly Archives: July 2015

A Facebook Discussion Puts the Makah Whale Hunt on Trial

Originally posted on Memories of the People:
There are just a few days left to comment on granting permission to the Makah to resume their hunt of the gray whale.  Summary information is available here.   Written comment on the…

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A Facebook Discussion Puts the Makah Whale Hunt on Trial

There are just a few days left to comment on granting permission to the Makah to resume their hunt of the gray whale.  Summary information is available here.   Written comment on the alternatives will be accepted at makah2015deis.wcr@noaa.gov.  THE DEADLINE … Continue reading

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Stealing Oak Flat without Apology

Here is a great piece by Mark Charles about the loss of sacred Apache lands: The Stealing of Oak Flat & the Trauma of the Doctrine of Discovery It notes that both the theft of Oak Flat and a general … Continue reading

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“Operation Yurok”: Saving Salmon from Pot Farms

Press release from the California Department of Fish & Wildlife: July 20, 2015 CDFW, Partner Agencies Conclude Operation Yurok in Humboldt County Marijuana Eradication Effort Focused on Misuse of Water and Habitat Officers from the California Department of Fish and … Continue reading

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Pope Francis apologizes “for crimes committed against the native peoples”

In Bolivia, the nation with the highest percentage of indigenous people in the Americas, the nation with the only indigenous head of state in the Americas in 500 years, the nation that flies an indigenous flag (below), Pope Francis stepped … Continue reading

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On this date… July 5, 1876… Montana

On this date in 1876, one day after the nation celebrated its Centennial, the news of Custer’s Last Stand reached the media. Eight years earlier, in 1868, the Great Sioux Reservation was “set apart for the absolute and undisturbed use … Continue reading

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