border wall / El Calaboz / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / indigenous families / indigenous people at international borders / indigneous women / margo tamez / mega-projects / OBAMA ADMINISTRATION / U.S. DHS

Indigenous Elders Singled Out for New Round of Federal Condemnations on Texas-Mexico Border

January 5, 2010 Contacts:Eloisa García Támez: Eloisa.Tamez1@gmail.comMargo Tamez, sumalhepa.nde.defense@gmail.com For Immediate Release Lipan Apaches, Támez-Benavidez Stronghold on Texas-Mexico BorderSingled Out for New Round of Federal Condemnations Feds Want More Land to Put ‘Holes’ in Border Wall for Commercial Users: Native American & Traditional Peoples’ Lands Targeted for Surveys Recently, a communication from a spokesperson from … Continue reading

ASSOCIATED PRESS / DENISE GILMAN / FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT / LAWSUIT / OBAMA ADMINISTRATION / PUBLIC CITIZEN / RALPH NADER / U.S. Army / U.S. CBP / U.S. DHS / UT LAW WORKING GROUP

STILL BREAKING NEWS: NON-PROFIT SUES FEDS OVER BORDER FENCE

Published on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 by the Associated Press Non-Profit Sues Feds Over Border Fence by Christopher Sherman McALLEN, Texas – A national consumer advocacy group sued the federal government Wednesday on behalf of a University of Texas law professor seeking documents about the planning of the border fence. Public Citizen, the group founded … Continue reading

El Calaboz Lipan Apache Women / el polvo women's network / human rights violations / Jumano Apache / Lipan Apache / U.S. Army / U.S. CBP / U.S. DHS

BREAKING NEWS: INDIGENOUS PEOPLE ALONG TEXAS-MEXICO BORDER INVESTIGATE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES

INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES ON THE TEXAS-MEXICO BORDER INVESTIGATING HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS Saturday, March 7, 2009, 9:57 a.m. El Calaboz, TX, March 7. Dr. Eloisa G. Tamez, Lipan Apache, is talking with relatives and residents of the rancheria and collecting evidence related to her lands based upon reports from elder eyewitnesses who believe that the U.S. DHS/Contractors … Continue reading

"BACK TO THE WALL" / BOEING / border wall / El Calaboz / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / LIPAN APACHE people / lipan apache women / Melissa del Bosque / NAPOLITANO / south Texas / U.S. DHS

INDIGENOUS POLITICS FROM NATIVE NEW ENGLAND AND BEYOND: INTERVIEW WITH MARGO TAMEZ

The interview is accessible here. Show #5Join host J. Kehaulani Kauanui for an interview with Margo Taméz (Lipan Apache and Jumano-Apache) co-founder of the Lipan Apache Women Defense/Strength – an Indigenous People’s Organization of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues that was formed to protect sacred sites, burial grounds, archaeological resources, ecological bio-diversity, … Continue reading

condemnation / Equal Protection violation / evictions / Forced removals / human rights abuses / south Texas / structural violence / U.S. DHS

Evictions and Condemnations for the Poor and Brown, Special Status for Historical Slave Owner Property Owners

My mother, Eloisa Garcia Tamez,  is sending this message.  She does not have access to the internet in El Calaboz, and so sends this message to supporters.  I add my own comments at the end. Eloisa G. Tamez (EGT) Margo Tamez (MT)   (MT): Following up on the story this morning about the plantation owner … Continue reading

border fence / El Calaboz / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / FEMA / hurricane dolly / indigenous peoples / indigenous women's law / LAW-Defense / lipan apache women / Nde' Cultural Restoration / U.S. DHS

HURRICANE DOLLY–HUMAN RIGHTS AND U.S. FRAUD, WASTE & ABUSE– FEMA and DHS Cause Further Harm in Lower Rio Grande Against Indigenous Peoples

E-mail: DHSOIGHOTLINE@dhs.govFax: (202) 254-4292Department of Homeland SecurityWashington, DC 20528Attn: Office of Inspector General, HotlineOffice of the Inspector GeneralFalse Damage Claims: 1 (800) 323-8603 July 30, 2008 Dear Inspector General: At this time I am submitting a testimony from my community members, the lineal descendent Lebaiye’ T’nde’ (Lipan Apache) people who are the aboriginal land title … Continue reading