Indigenous Proprietary Title / Nde' Inherent Rights to Lands and Territories / UNDRIP

Aboriginal Title, Indigenous Proprietary Title, and Nde’ Inherent Rights to Lands and Territories, (cont’d)

Picking up where I left off earlier, Consider this view, excerpted from Gordon I. Bennett, 27 Buff. L. Rev. 617 (1977-1978) Aboriginal Title in the Common Law: A Stony Path through Feudal Doctrine, Bennett, Gordon I. [ 20 pages, 617 to 636 ] “In Johnson v. McIntosh ° and Worcester v. Georgia,” two landmarkdecisions that … Continue reading

Indigenous Proprietary Title / LIPAN APACHES / Lower Rio Grande Valley / plantation owner South Texas / self-determination

Aboriginal Title, Indigenous Proprietary Title, and Nde’ Inherent Right to Self-Governance

A Underlying Issue Still Contested from Indigenous Perspectives: Neither the U.S. nor Texas Had Rights to Extinguish Aboriginal Title of Southern Lipan Apaches of South Texas & LRGV While many indigenous peoples have contested the final decisions of the infamous Indian Claims Commission, few if any have ever set forth an analysis ourselves of the … Continue reading

Keystone Pipeline / Lipan Apache Peoples' Self-Determination / Nde self-determination / Tar Sands / TransCanada Corporation / UNDRIP

Margo Tamez Responds to Article, "Dozens arrested outside White House during oil sands protest," by Lee-Anne Goodman

Construction of Mega Project Bridge in Cameron County, Texas-Mexico Border, August, 2011. Photo by Margo Tamez, Copyright Holder. May not be reproduced without permission. Post #2: Margo Tamez, An Nde’ Woman and Hada’didla-Konitsaii Nde’ Clan Member of El Calaboz Rancheria Responds (Post #1 in this series) [Note: A large portion of this piece was originally … Continue reading

Keystone Pipeline / Lipan Apache Peoples' Self-Determination / Tar Sands / UNDRIP

South Texas Links to Keystone Pipeline and Tar Sands (Dene Traditional Territory/Alberta, Canada)

South Texas Indigenous Peoples Should Be Seriously Concerned About the Links Between the Tar Sands and Indigenous Peoples’ Human Rights,Post #1: Background Context http://www.foe.org/major-tar-sands-oil-pipeline-spill-adds-doubts-about-controversial-keystone-xl-proposal For Immediate Release May 5, 2011 Contact: Marty Cobenais, Indigenous Environmental Network, ienpipeline@igc.org, 218-760-0284Kelly Trout, Friends of the Earth, ktrout@foe.org, 202-222-0722 Major Tar Sands Oil Pipeline Spill Adds to Doubts About … Continue reading