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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

¿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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"IN DEMOCRACY’S SHADOW: FENCES, RAIDS, AND THE PRODUCTION OF MIGRANT ILLEGALITY" by Daniel Ibsen Morales

Dr. Eloisa Garcia Tamez separated from ancestral lands by the mega-project border wall constructed by the United States against the firm protests of the Nde’ of El Calaboz Rancheria and from related Nde’ across the United States. University of Wisconsin Law School, Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Paper No. 1068, January 2009, Daniel Ibsen Morales … Continue reading

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"THE UNITED STATES TAKES THE LAND, BUT THEY WILL NOT TAKE MY VOICE" –Eloisa Garcia Tamez

US seizes Tamez/Lipan Apache lands on the Texas-Mexico border for border wallBy Brenda NorrellEL CALABOZ, Texas — With the hope of change evaporating during the Obama Administration, a federal judge ruled that Homeland Security can seize the Tamez family land. After a court battle, with an alert to the international community, the Tamez family said … Continue reading

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NATIONAL TELEPHONIC PRESS CONFERENCE–LIPAN APACHE WOMEN DEFENSE DELIVER LETTER TO OBAMA-TRANSITION TEAM

PRESS CONFERENCE PANEL: Dr. Eloisa Garcia TamezMargo TamezDiana Valenzuela (Jumano-Apache)Daniel Castro Romero, Jr. (Lipan Apache)Jose Matus (Yaqui)Michael Paul Hill (Chiricahua Apache)Chris Scherer, Center for Human Rights and Constitutional LawDenise Gilman, University of Texas Law Working Group–Texas-Mexico Border WallJeff Wilson,University of Texas Law Working Group–Texas-Mexico Border WallArnoldo Garcia, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights Continue reading

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All We Need … A Few Sparks…

Texas landowners win small victory on border fence By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press Writer © 2008 The Associated PressDec. 18, 2008, 6:24PM McALLEN, Texas — Dozens of South Texas landowners whose land is being condemned for the border fence scored a victory when a federal judge ordered that juries will decide the value of their … Continue reading