Lipan Apache Human Rights / Nde' language revitalization / UNDRIP language articles 11-14

O Holy Night, in Dine’ (‘Navajo’) by Jana Mashonee and Silent Night in Apache

Indigenous Language Loss and Revitalization: While Nde’ of South Texas and Lower Rio Grande River region have suffered irreparable harm related to language loss, and language revitalization efforts occur without the aid of Texas and the U.S.–historical oppressors–today, the effort to recuperate language is aided by inspiration derived from closely related indigenous peoples with historical … Continue reading

genocide denial / Obama Apology to Native Americans

U.S. OFFICIAL ‘APOLOGY’ TO NATIVE AMERICANS, "A SORRY SAGA OR FIRST STEP?"

Without Procedures for Redress and Restitution, Obama’s ‘Apology’ to Native Americans for Historical and Contemporary Harms is Severely Insufficient to Address Genocide Histories and Realities Involved in the Necessary Process Related to Supporting the Recovery, Recuperation and Self-Determination of Indigenous Peoples in Texas and the Confluent Texas-Mexico Indigenous Border(ed) Region. Commentary excerpted from: Fourth World … Continue reading