Nde of El Calaboz / Nde self-determination / Nde' Cultural Survival / Nde' self governance / Racism / Settler Colonialism / TEXAS

Letter of Protest to Valley Morning Star Article: "Ranches of Significance"

Dear Editor, Valley Morning Star Ha’shi? Danzho. Warm greetings. I am the daughter of hereditary Chiefly families of the Ndé, and the Hada’didla Ndé, related to the Cúelcahén Ndé, Nakaiyé Ndé and Suma Ndé through my maternal and paternal lineage. I am a direct lineal descendent of Lipan Apache Chiefly peoples, and the Chiefly peoples … Continue reading

El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / indigenous peoples and borders / margo tamez / Nde' Cultural Survival / necropolitcs / nonrecognized tribes and human rights violations / settler societies and nation-states

THE REAL COST OF ANTI-NDE’ BIAS AND PREJUDICE AGAINST NON-RECOGNIZED TRIBES

The All Segments Waiver, authored by former U.S. Homeland Security Director, Secretary Michael Chertoff, at http://www.dhs.gov/xnews/releases/pr_1207080713748.shtm. Billing Code -4410-10DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYOffice of the SecretaryDetermination Pursuant to Section 102 of theIllegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996,as Amended AGENCY: Office ofthe Secretary, Department of Homeland Security ACTION: Notice of determination.SUMMARY: The Secretary of … 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