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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

border wall / El Calaboz / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / indigenous families / indigenous people at international borders / indigneous women / margo tamez / mega-projects / OBAMA ADMINISTRATION / U.S. DHS

Indigenous Elders Singled Out for New Round of Federal Condemnations on Texas-Mexico Border

January 5, 2010 Contacts:Eloisa García Támez: Eloisa.Tamez1@gmail.comMargo Tamez, sumalhepa.nde.defense@gmail.com For Immediate Release Lipan Apaches, Támez-Benavidez Stronghold on Texas-Mexico BorderSingled Out for New Round of Federal Condemnations Feds Want More Land to Put ‘Holes’ in Border Wall for Commercial Users: Native American & Traditional Peoples’ Lands Targeted for Surveys Recently, a communication from a spokesperson from … Continue reading

border fence / border wall / Daniel Ibsen Morales / El Calaboz / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / indigenous people at international borders / LIPAN APACHE people / margo tamez / TEXAS / U.S.-Mexico border

"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

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

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

El Calaboz / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / indigenous families / indigenous people at international borders / indigenous women's law / indigneous rights / margo tamez

Today, December 12, 2008 Is Our One Year Anniversary

On December 11, 2007, my mother Eloisa Garcia Tamez, called me to tell me that she had received a vision, an answer to her prayers for help from the Holy Mother to stop the construction of the border wall and the United States use of colonial instruments to steal Indigenous lands and to quash Indigenous … Continue reading

border wall / clan mother tribal law / El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / indigenous people at international borders / Inter-American Commission/Organization of American States / south Texas

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