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The American Indian Movement (AIM)
- Indictment of the Federal Government of the
U.S. for the commission of international crimes and petition for
orders mandating its proscription and dissolution as an
international criminal conspiracy and criminal organization
- By Francis A. Boyle, Professor of International Law, 18
September 1992. All citizens of the World Community have
both the right and the duty under public international law
to sit in judgment over a gross and consistent pattern of
violations of the most fundamental norms of international
criminal law committed by any member state of that same
- Call To Action
- From the National People's Campaign,
Kanoheda Aniyvwiya (Naive American News), 26 April 1995.
The forces of racism and reaction are seeking to turn back
the clock. The
Contract With America is really the
program of corporate America. The National People's
Campaign aims to be a vigorous activist coalition, bringing
together all those who want to oppose the
- Native Americansnations in struggle for
- Interview with Vernon Bellecourt, by An
Phoblacht/Republican News, 4 May 1995. Vernon Bellecourt,
a member of the Chippewa tribe of the Lakota nation, is a
founding member of the American Indian Movement and a
principle leader in the 1972 occupation of the BIA and the
Redskin Superbowl demonstrations of 1992. He spoke to AP/RN
about some of the many struggles facing his people and their
affinity with the struggle against British oppression in
- First Nations
- By email@example.com, 5 July 1995. The only way to stop
this evil is for the red man to unite in claiming a common and
equal right in the land, as it was first, and should be now,
for it was never divided. In the bloody and gloomy days of
Indian history public sentiment was against the Indians.
In a free country we are not free; our heritage is freedom,
but we are not free. Wake up, Indians, all over America!
- Life In A Dumpster
- By Adonaset - Walk in Harmony, 29 August 1997. A poem. Welcome
to the modern world; find within it your place of genocide.
The water runs thick with poisons; the earth is sterile and
nothing will grow.
- Targets of police attack return to Plymouth Rock
- By Frank Neiser, Workers World, 29
January 1998. The Jan. 19 Rally Against Racism here was
organized by the United American Indians of New England in
response to an unprovoked police assault on peaceful Native
demonstrators and their supporters on Nov. 27. That was
Thanksgivingbetter known to Native people as the
National Day of Mourning.
- Native American Farmers Seek Class Action in Suit
- By Bill Miller, Washington Post, 1
November 2000. Nearly 100 Native American farmers and ranchers
crowded hope to turn their discrimination suit against the
Agriculture Department into a class action covering at least
30,000 Indians. Agriculture officials discriminated against
Indians by denying or delaying farm loans and emergency
assistance, forcing many into foreclosure proceedings.
- Native American Activist Smashes San Jose City
Hall Statue of Christopher Columbus, Revered Mass Murderer
- 16 March 2001. Activist James Cosner smashed a life-size
statue of Christopher Columbus in front of dozens of
witnesses at City Hall in San Jose, California, shouting
as he did,
This man rode our backs!
This man murdered us!