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TESTIFY PROJECT: U.S. ABUSES AND VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Testify Project“It is time for people in the United States to make their voices heard at the United Nations. The Testify Project collects stories of injustice from throughout the United States through one-minute video and one-page written testimony. The top videos and stories will be screened for United Nations delegates in Geneva, Switzerland during the … Continue reading

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Judge Hanen Orders Condemnation and Possession of Indigenous Lands; Tamez Family Continues Fight for Lands & Ancestral Sites

“I am captive in my own land,” Eloisa Tamez tells audience of researchers, scholars and indigenous peoples at Western Social Sciences Association 51st Annual Conference, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 16, 2009. Eloisa Tamez, at the Albuquerque Peace & Justice Center, hours after hearing the news that the U.S. (Obama Administration) will take possession of … 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

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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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NICAN TLACA INTER-TRIBAL GATHERING–SOUTH TEXAS

SEPTEMBER 19, 20, 21EL CALABOZ, CAMERON COUNTY, TEXASHOSTED BY ELOISA GARCIA TAMEZ (LIPAN APACHE), AT THE TAMEZ LAND IN EL CALABOZ RANCHERIA A Gathering among people of this Land. We continue opposing the Border Wall by proclaiming our land. Join us in this exciting event co-sponsored by The Children of the Earth Foundation and Coalition … Continue reading

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NEWS: U.N. CERD 2008 Recommendations to U.S.A.

NEWS! United Nations Committee on Elimination of Racism & Racial Discrimination (UN CERD) makes Comments and evaluations on the U.S.A. violations.UN Faults US on Racism UN Racism Experts Urge Changes to Eliminate Racial Bias(New York, March 7, 2008) – The United States should immediately adopt UN recommendations to alleviate the widespread racial bias it found … Continue reading