border fence / border wall / clan mother tribal law / COALITION / El Calaboz / human rights abuses / lipan apache women defense / obama transition team / ROBERT ANDERSON / U.S.-Mexico border

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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YES, YOU CAN JOIN EFFORTS TO PRIORITIZE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES & PRINCIPLES! SIGN-ON OUR LETTER TO PRES.-ELECT OBAMA

EMAIL MARGO TAMEZ AT sumalhepa.nde.defense@gmail.com to join! SIGNATORIES on LETTER TO PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMAINTERIOR DEPARTMENT TRANSITION TEAMROBERT ANDERSON–CO-CHAIR Dr. Eloisa García Támez, Lipan Apache, Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, University of Texas Brownsville and Texas Southmost College; Co-Founder Lipan Apache Women Defense, El Calaboz Ranchería, TXMargo Tamez, Lipan Apache, Jumano-Apache, Co-Founder Lipan Apache Women Defense, WA; … Continue reading

clan mother tribal law / El Calaboz / Indigenous people / indigenous people at international borders / Lipan Apache / lipan apache women defense / U.S.-Mexico border

Letter to Robert Anderson, Interior Department Transition Team Co-Chair, from Lipan Apache Women Defense

Professor Robert AndersonCo-Chair, Interior Department Transition TeamDirector University of Washington School of LawNative American Law Center Cc: Keith Harper Team Lead, Interior Department Transition TeamKilpatrick Stockton LLPSuite 900607 14th Street, NWWashington, DC 20005-2018 Dagotee’ Robert Anderson, At this time, on behalf of my mother, Dr. Eloisa Garcia Tamez, Indigenous peoples, and impacted land owners of … 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

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The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, The University of Texas, School of Law

The University of Texas Law Working Group and the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice recently announced that the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights /Organization of American States has granted a hearing in response to the legal briefs submitted on behalf of indigenous, farming, ranching, individual land owners, and ecological life systems negatively impacted … Continue reading

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TEXAS CIVIL RIGHTS PROJECT HONORS ELOISA G. TAMEZ

Texas Civil Rights Project to Honor Border Wall Activist Dr. Eloisa G. Taméz at 18th Annual Bill of…Sep 26 (2 days ago) TCRP to Honor Border Wall ActivistDr. Eloisa G. Taméz at 18th Annual Bill of Rights Dinner This year the Texas Civil Rights Project proudly honors Dr. Eloisa G. Taméz with the Henry B. … Continue reading