International Human Rights / MX-US Border / Uncategorized / University of Texas Law

PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Government violates rights of Lipan Apache Peoples at the U.S.-Mexico Border

.THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTINHuman Rights Clinic • 727 East Dean Keeton Street • Austin, Texas 78705 Phone: (512) 232-6477 • Fax: (512) 232-9171 • hrc@law.utexas.edu Press ReleaseApril 15, 2014 Contact: Ariel Dulitzky, Clinic DirectorPhone: 512-232-1256 Email: adulitzky@law.utexas.edu​   U.S. Government violates rights of Lipan Apache Peoples at the U.S.-Mexico Border   AUSTIN, Texas – The Human Rights Clinic at The … Continue reading

Apache culture restoration / Apache youth / clan mother tribal law / indigenous families / MX-US Border

Apache Cultural Endurance & Restorations

‘Sunrise Dances’ or the Apache Puberty Ceremony (Na’ii’ees Isdzanlashe) are central to Apache identity as aboriginal people in the lands that comprise the MX-US border region. The restoration of ceremonies, language, religion and their innate relationship to land-based cultural survival are important to the Lipan Apache and Jumano Apache people of the Rio Grande communities … Continue reading