Pe’Sla: Protecting Sacred Sites as the Next Battle Ground
By: Chase Iron Eyes
As the Oceti Sakowin (Great Sioux Nation), we have a tremendous responsibility to protect the Black Hills. Other nations carry that moral responsibility as well- including the Cheyenne, Arapaho, Crow, Kiowa, and others that know the sacred nature of the Black Hills. We need to come together: the Treaty Councils, Tribal Governments (IRA), Action Groups, Grassroots organizations, AIM Chapters, and any individual willing to help. We will not wait for others to “take up the cause.” Each one of us must be willing to set up camp at any sacred site set for destruction, share information via social media or around a campfire, seek legal recourse in any court of law, protest, “buy back” our sites as the Sicangu (Rosebud Nation) and Mdewakantonwan (Shakopee Dakota) are talking of doing, and do whatever it takes to defend our most vital sites. The auction day (Aug.25,2012) fast approaches as does the future Pe’Sla construction (2014). As long as we are living there will be a fight to protect all of our sites. There is only one Mother Earth, Blihiciyapo. READ MORE HERE: http://www.lastrealindians.com/2012/08/01/pesla-protecting-sacred-sites-as-the-next-battle-ground/
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INjustice Scalia, in his dissenting opinion on the Supreme Court shooting down most (most) of SB 1070, the famous “Arizona hates Mexican folks” law, justified his dissent like this:
Notwithstanding “[t]he myth of an era of unrestricted immigration” in the first 100 years of the Republic, the States enacted numerous laws restricting the immigra tion of certain classes of aliens, including convicted criminals, indigents, persons with contagious diseases, and (in Southern States) freed blacks. Neuman, The Lost Century of American Immigration (1776–1875), 93 Colum. L. Rev. 1833, 1835, 1841–1880 (1993). State laws not only provided for the removal of unwanted immigrants but also imposed penalties on unlawfully present aliens and those who aided their immigration.^2Id., at 1883.
Accurate! And incredibly, undeniably, unforgivably fucked up. How you use this as a justification for anything, let alone a “Supreme” Court dissenting opinion, is be-fucking-yond me.
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Because everyone pays for internet. Because internet is always expensive. Because internet is always a luxury. Because poor people with things aren’t really poor.
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Because really, shouldn’t we be talking about me instead of your problems?
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Maybe in a dream
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when we were little?
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because there never seemed to be any rage there at all.
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