border wall / indigenous women's law / lipan apache women defense / OBAMA WAR ON MEXICO / U.S.-Mexico border

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. CONGRESS & OBAMA GEARING UP FOR TROOP DEPLOYMENT TO U.S.-MEXICO BORDER

OBAMA & U.S. COMMANDER DISCUSS MILITARY “INTERVENTION” IN MEXICO Obama and US commander discuss military intervention in Mexicoby Bill Van Auken Global Research, March 10, 2009 World Socialist Web Site Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Michael Mullen briefed President Barack Obama over the weekend on the so-called drug war in Mexico and the prospect … Continue reading

El Calaboz / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / indigenous women's law / lipan apache women defense / Lower Rio Grande / margo tamez / michael paul hill / obama transition team / Part1

Get Ready, Get Set… Nde’ Cultural Survival in the Lower Rio Grande

El Calaboz, Lower Rio Grande Valley, TXDecember 18, 2009A year ago… the hostile enforcement policies of the US DHS/Secure Border Initiative against ancient border communities came to the foreground in landmark struggles on the Texas-Mexico border. The construction of the border wall through the middle of ancient, Rio Grande communities, forced Eloisa Garcia Tamez, (Lipan … 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 / cultural rights / human rights / indigenous families / indigenous women's law / indigneous rights / Lower Rio Grande Valley / Militarization / Nde' Cultural Survival / U.S.-Mexico border

More Soldiers (Troops) On the Ground Is a Threat to Nde’ Way of Life

(Photo: PBS) (Film still: Kieren Fitzgerald) (Photo: Margo Tamez) (Photo: Austin American Statesman) Yuma, Arizona News Reveals Suspicion, Napolitano Could Send More Troops to Border Indigneous Nde’ people of the Lower Rio Grande Valley are threatened by increased militarization of our home communities, rancherias, farmlands, stock areas, water, riparian wetlands, and sacred sites. Nde’ and … Continue reading

basque jews / El Calaboz / gun culture / indigenous women's law / lipan apache women / memorial lydia esparza garcia / nuevo santander / south Texas

Gun Culture–South Texas: Columbus’ Legacy of Violence & Indigenous People–October 12, 2008

On the Cavazos-Garcia land in El Calaboz Rancheria, the ground is frequently rifled with bullets and shotgun shells. One need not walk but a few feet from the levee to see the shells and casings in plain site. There are more of these along my mother’s land and her portion of the levee than on … Continue reading

border fence / border wall / clan mother tribal law / El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / indigenous families / indigenous women's law

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