Indigenous Proprietary Title / LIPAN APACHES / Lower Rio Grande Valley / plantation owner South Texas / self-determination

Aboriginal Title, Indigenous Proprietary Title, and Nde’ Inherent Right to Self-Governance

A Underlying Issue Still Contested from Indigenous Perspectives: Neither the U.S. nor Texas Had Rights to Extinguish Aboriginal Title of Southern Lipan Apaches of South Texas & LRGV While many indigenous peoples have contested the final decisions of the infamous Indian Claims Commission, few if any have ever set forth an analysis ourselves of the … Continue reading

Apache culture restoration / historical recovery in militarized zones / Indigenous / self-determination / UNPFII


From April 19 through April 30, 2010, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues will be in session. Statements (interventions) submitted to the Permanent Forum are available here. And, this service is provided by doCip (Indigenous Peoples’ Center for Documentation, Research and Information.) Access to the UNPFII is quite difficult for the common Indigenous … Continue reading

autonomy / El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / indigenous women's law / michael paul hill / self-determination / Southern Athapaskan Alliance / United Nations Permanent Forum Indigenous Issues

Lipan Apache Women Defense/Strength–Gain 8 Signatories to Monday’s Statement

Final Approved Statement by Lipan Apache Women Defense/Strength to the UN Special Rapporteurs: 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 the situation of human rights and fundamental … Continue reading