condemnation / El Calaboz / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / Indigenous people / Judge Hanen / Lipan Apache / Lower Rio Grande / Native American land struggles / possession / south Texas

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

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

condemnation / Declaration of Taking Act / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / eminent domain / film / lipan apache women / Lower Rio Grande / margo tamez / resistance / The Border Wall / Wayne Ewing

THE BORDER WALL, A film by Wayne Ewing Premiering in Brownsville, Texas

Border Fence Documentary to be Shown This Week At Two Locations in the Lower Rio Grande Valley Details Date?: Thursday 12/4/8 Where?: Galleria 409 ( 409 E. 13th St. ) in Brownsville Time?: 6 pm Date?:Friday 12/5/8 Where?: South Texas College mid- Valley campus in Weslaco, (Auditorium, Bldg G190) Tiime?: 6pm Continue reading