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NATIONAL TELEPHONIC PRESS CONFERENCE–LIPAN APACHE WOMEN DEFENSE DELIVER LETTER TO OBAMA-TRANSITION TEAM

PRESS CONFERENCE PANEL: Dr. Eloisa Garcia TamezMargo TamezDiana Valenzuela (Jumano-Apache)Daniel Castro Romero, Jr. (Lipan Apache)Jose Matus (Yaqui)Michael Paul Hill (Chiricahua Apache)Chris Scherer, Center for Human Rights and Constitutional LawDenise Gilman, University of Texas Law Working Group–Texas-Mexico Border WallJeff Wilson,University of Texas Law Working Group–Texas-Mexico Border WallArnoldo Garcia, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights Continue reading

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YES, YOU CAN JOIN EFFORTS TO PRIORITIZE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES & PRINCIPLES! SIGN-ON OUR LETTER TO PRES.-ELECT OBAMA

EMAIL MARGO TAMEZ AT sumalhepa.nde.defense@gmail.com to join! SIGNATORIES on LETTER TO PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMAINTERIOR DEPARTMENT TRANSITION TEAMROBERT ANDERSON–CO-CHAIR Dr. Eloisa García Támez, Lipan Apache, Associate Professor, Department of Nursing, University of Texas Brownsville and Texas Southmost College; Co-Founder Lipan Apache Women Defense, El Calaboz Ranchería, TXMargo Tamez, Lipan Apache, Jumano-Apache, Co-Founder Lipan Apache Women Defense, WA; … 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