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UBC professor, Margo Tamez, named observer for UN session to end racism

UBC professor named observer for UN session to end racism   Margo Tamez’s research into Aboriginal rights includes Texas treaty claims A UBC researcher has been named an official observer by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights at the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) 85th Session in … Continue reading

BorderLines: A Conversation with Monica Villarreal
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BorderLines: A Conversation with Monica Villarreal

Cuerpos fronterizos [border bodies] meet the escaping footprints of resilient immigrant workers chasing dreams in the land commonly known for its nightmares. Border Patrol’s trucks, U.S. military’s guns, and exuberant security systems now embellish the land once referred as, “Mexican once…Indian always.” The stories told by immigrant crossings and militarized territories suffuse and define the … Continue reading

Support Lipan Apache Land Defenders
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Support Lipan Apache Land Defenders

Art by Melanie Cervantes The Lipan Apache (Nde’), the indigenous peoples of South Texas, are looking for your support in demanding the U.S. government to halt the development and militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border wall in our autonomous homelands.   The Nde’ people recently hosted a gathering with our traditional chiefs, clan heads and allied activists … Continue reading

¿Qué Pasa?
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¿Qué Pasa?

While driving to the south side of the border wall to visit her ancestral land (under Aboriginal rights, title, conventions, and treaty), Eloisa Garcia Tamez accidentally stumbles upon a private meeting between government and private contractors. The topic: a massive security-prison and pass-code style ‘gate’ that will further impede Indigenous land-owners from full and unfettered … Continue reading

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CyberNet War

Cyber Net War~~Successful Users & Interesting Web-Sites to Analyze… Zapatista Social Net War Indigenous Women North America Who Use NetWar Indigenous Women North America Who Use NetWar Indigenous Women North America Who Use NetWar Indigenous Women North American Who Use NetWar Indigenous Women North America Who Use NetWar Indigenous Women North American Who Use NetWar … Continue reading

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UTB, government reach settlement on border fence

Top Story, Brownsville Herald, Kevin Sieff Update: http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/news/university_85287___article.html/federal_government.html UTB, government reach settlement on border fenceComments 0 | Recommend 0 March 19, 2008 – 2:56 PMBy Kevin Sieff, The Brownsville HeraldThe federal government’s lawsuit against UTB-TSC over the border fence has been dismissed-at least for now. After six hours of negotiations, both parties’ lawyers reached a … Continue reading