border fence / border wall / clan mother tribal law / El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / indigenous families / indigenous women's law


Texas Civil Rights Project to Honor Border Wall Activist Dr. Eloisa G. Taméz at 18th Annual Bill of…Sep 26 (2 days ago) TCRP to Honor Border Wall ActivistDr. Eloisa G. Taméz at 18th Annual Bill of Rights Dinner This year the Texas Civil Rights Project proudly honors Dr. Eloisa G. Taméz with the Henry B. … Continue reading

Apache culture restoration / Apache youth / clan mother tribal law / indigenous families / MX-US Border

Apache Cultural Endurance & Restorations

‘Sunrise Dances’ or the Apache Puberty Ceremony (Na’ii’ees Isdzanlashe) are central to Apache identity as aboriginal people in the lands that comprise the MX-US border region. The restoration of ceremonies, language, religion and their innate relationship to land-based cultural survival are important to the Lipan Apache and Jumano Apache people of the Rio Grande communities … Continue reading

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‘Speak Out’–The Importance of Cultural Survival & Restoration

The grandmothers and women relations have traditionally and historically been the center of Nde’ culture all along the Rio Grande River, Lower Rio Grande and Upper Rio Grande (Big Bend). Elders continue to stay strong today, and they remind us about the centrality of our ancient and enduring culture in our lands, and the violent … Continue reading