BorderLines: A Conversation with Monica Villarreal
border fence /wall / Border Indigenous alliances / Border Patrol / Uncategorized

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

¿Qué Pasa?
border fence / border fence /wall / Border Patrol / border security / border wall

¿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

Army Corps Site Survey / autonomy / border fence / Border Patrol / border wall / El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / Environment / indigenous women's law / U.S. DHS

Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law, Eloisa Garcia Tamez and Margo Tamez Call on Indigenous & Environmental Experts To Weigh in on Survey

–FOR WIDE DISTRIBUTION– The Government plans to have a Border Patrol agent and two environmental engineers visit Dr. Eloisa Tamez’s property in El Calaboz, Texas, for a preliminary environmental assessment on Tuesday at 1 PM. If possible, it would be very helpful if a small team of experts could be assembled including one or more … Continue reading