Call to Texas-Mexico Border Communities
"BACK TO THE WALL" / Apache Human Rights

Call to Texas-Mexico Border Communities

The Lipan Apache Women Defense is inviting affected communities to voice their concerns over the impacts of the Texas-Mexico border wall. The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (UN-CERD) is reviewing the United States in Feb. 2014 with regard to the human rights situation along the Texas-Mexico border wall. We are seeking to bring … Continue reading

Responses Press Release: CERD and the Impact of the Texas-Mexico Border Wall on Indigenous Communities of the Border Region
"BACK TO THE WALL" / Apaches / Border Indigenous alliances

Responses Press Release: CERD and the Impact of the Texas-Mexico Border Wall on Indigenous Communities of the Border Region

Contacts: Margo Tamez margo.tamez@ubc.ca Ariel Dulitzky (512) 529-6520 ADulitzky@law.utexas.edu Press Release – For Immediate Release UN CERD Expresses Concern over US-Texas Border Wall Discriminatory Impact on Indigenous Peoples Addresses US Government Need to Comply with Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Brownsville, Texas – March 25, 2013 – The U.N. Committee on … Continue reading

"BACK TO THE WALL" / El Calaboz / Eloisa Tamez / LIPAN APACHE people / Melissa del Bosque / Uncategorized

"BACK TO THE WALL"

by Melissa del Bosque, Texas ObserverFebruary 6, 2009 Back to the Wall:Can Janet Napolitano stop the border-fence boondoggle?Melissa del Bosque | February 06, 2009 | Features As President Barack Obama champions change in Washington, D.C., Eloisa Tamez waits to see whether an 18-foot steel and concrete wall will be built in her backyard. The Department … Continue reading

"BACK TO THE WALL" / BOEING / border wall / El Calaboz / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / LIPAN APACHE people / lipan apache women / Melissa del Bosque / NAPOLITANO / south Texas / U.S. DHS

INDIGENOUS POLITICS FROM NATIVE NEW ENGLAND AND BEYOND: INTERVIEW WITH MARGO TAMEZ

The interview is accessible here. Show #5Join host J. Kehaulani Kauanui for an interview with Margo Taméz (Lipan Apache and Jumano-Apache) co-founder of the Lipan Apache Women Defense/Strength – an Indigenous People’s Organization of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues that was formed to protect sacred sites, burial grounds, archaeological resources, ecological bio-diversity, … Continue reading