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

autonomy / border fence / border wall / defense / El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / indigenous women's law / Mexico / Militarization / strength / U.S. Army / UNPFII

Indigenous Peoples Organization~~Lipan Apache Women Defense/Strength Prepare Statement to the UNPFII 2008

Official Statement to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, 2008, New York City, New York. April 22, 2008 Joint Statement to United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues: Seventh Session APRIL 21 – MAY 2, 2008, United Nations Headquarters, New York Intervention under Agenda Item 5-Human Rights: Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on … Continue reading

border fence / border wall / borders / CERD / Indigenous people / lipan apache women / Mexico-U.S. conflict / Militarization / U.N. / women

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