El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / indigenous peoples and borders / margo tamez / Nde' Cultural Survival / necropolitcs / nonrecognized tribes and human rights violations / settler societies and nation-states

THE REAL COST OF ANTI-NDE’ BIAS AND PREJUDICE AGAINST NON-RECOGNIZED TRIBES

The All Segments Waiver, authored by former U.S. Homeland Security Director, Secretary Michael Chertoff, at http://www.dhs.gov/xnews/releases/pr_1207080713748.shtm. Billing Code -4410-10DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYOffice of the SecretaryDetermination Pursuant to Section 102 of theIllegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996,as Amended AGENCY: Office ofthe Secretary, Department of Homeland Security ACTION: Notice of determination.SUMMARY: The Secretary of … Continue reading

Apache people's human rights / border wall / El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / Indigenous human rights / U.S. Social Forum 2010 / UNDRIP

LAW Defense Statement to the U.S. Social Forum

STATEMENT OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF THE TEXAS-MEXICO BORDER,LOWER RIO GRANDE RIVER, EL CALABOZ RANCHERÍA,TO THE U.S. SOCIAL FORUM (2010) REPRESENTATIVESGreetings!The Lipan Apache Women Defense (LAW-Defense), an Indigenous Peoples Organization (IPO), established in 2007, and a Texas-Mexico border human rights working group, co-founded by Eloisa Garcia Tamez and Margo Tamez, is located in the heartland of … Continue reading

condemnation / consultation / El Calaboz / El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / possession / temporary restraining order / TEXAS-MEXICO BORDER WALL

UPDATE: TAMEZ & BENAVIDEZ CASE & DOCUMENTS

Your support is very important to the critical examination of the U.S. law system as it pertains to indigenous peoples whose customary and traditional lands are within the U.S. political boundaries, and at U.S. international borders. Thanks to all who have been holding vigils for the Benavidez and Tamez extended clans on the El Calaboz … Continue reading

border fence / border security / border wall / El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / indigenous people at international borders / Judge Hanen / margo tamez / Peter Schey

"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

El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / el polvo women's network / human rights violations / Jumano Apache / Lipan Apache / U.S. Army / U.S. CBP / U.S. DHS

BREAKING NEWS: INDIGENOUS PEOPLE ALONG TEXAS-MEXICO BORDER INVESTIGATE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES

INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES ON THE TEXAS-MEXICO BORDER INVESTIGATING HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS Saturday, March 7, 2009, 9:57 a.m. El Calaboz, TX, March 7. Dr. Eloisa G. Tamez, Lipan Apache, is talking with relatives and residents of the rancheria and collecting evidence related to her lands based upon reports from elder eyewitnesses who believe that the U.S. DHS/Contractors … Continue reading

border wall / El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / human rights abuses / Irwin / plantation owner South Texas

Valley Morning Star: U.S. DHS Makes Unusual Single Concession on Border Wall for Old Nye Plantation Property

  http://www.valleymorningstar.com/news/border_38183___article.html/fence_irwin.html Border fence OK, but not in my house Comments 0 | Recommend 0 November 1, 2008 – 10:01AM CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN/The Associated Press BROWNSVILLE – Dorothy Irwin is one of the Border Patrol's staunchest local supporters and was a fan of the proposed border fence – until she found out it would run right … Continue reading