border wall / El Calaboz / Eloisa Garcia Tamez / Land-grants and Indigenous peoples / LIPAN APACHES / margo tamez / Tlaxcalteca heritage communities / transnational indigenous studies / women

Restoring Lipan Apache Women’s Laws, Lands, and Strength in El Calaboz Rancheria at the Texas-Mexico Border

Published in Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 2010, vol. 35, no. 3, The University of Chicago.Comparative Perspectives Symposium: Indigenous Feminisms Abstract: Ndé gową goshjaa (Lipan Apache families or clan relations) produce a significant portion of indigenous alliances and resistances to imperialism, colonization, industrialization, and militarization in the Lower Rio Grande Valley in … Continue reading

border fence / border wall / eminent domain / inidigenous / lipan apache women / secretary chertoff / U.S. DHS / women

NEWS: Carlos Guerra "We’ll Hear More and More about Gov’s Power to Take Lands"

http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/metro/stories/MYSA031808.01B.guerra.373969c.html — In the Rio Grande Valley, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security sued dozens of individuals, local governments and agencies for refusing to grant it “access” to their land so it can take it for the border wall. After refusing access to her 3-acre plot, Eloisa Tamez was sued. She countersued and a federal … Continue reading

border fence / border wall / borders / CERD / Indigenous people / lipan apache women / Mexico-U.S. conflict / Militarization / U.N. / women

NEWS: U.N. CERD 2008 Recommendations to U.S.A.

NEWS! United Nations Committee on Elimination of Racism & Racial Discrimination (UN CERD) makes Comments and evaluations on the U.S.A. violations.UN Faults US on Racism UN Racism Experts Urge Changes to Eliminate Racial Bias(New York, March 7, 2008) – The United States should immediately adopt UN recommendations to alleviate the widespread racial bias it found … Continue reading