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Tillie Black Bear: The White Buffalo Calf Woman took her walk this past weekend – and the world will miss this champion for Native American women and all women: Tille Black Bear was a truth teller – and her spirit remains strong

Honoring a truth teller with the White Buffalo Calf Spirit in her soul. “Tillie Black Bear, Sicangu, walked on Saturday evening, July 19th, 2014,” stated Native News Online. Tillie humbly taught us and her message was heard around the world. … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Distress Flag: Upside down flag at sacred Eagle Rock protests EPA ruling

Fourth of July Distress Flag hangs upside down atop Sacred Eagle Rock in protest of EPA ruling favorable to Kennecott Minerals; An “Empty Gesture” by Michigan’s Governor in protesting Sacred Eagle Rock Continue reading

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State of Michigan backs acid mine; ignores tribe and nature: “Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last?”

An Upper Peninsula American Indian tribe and several other groups are trying to stop the state-sanctioned rape and pillage of Michigan’s northern wilderness by an uncaring mining company and it’s minions. The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) strongly opposes the … Continue reading

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TIP Honors American Indian Journalists Tim Giago, Elizabeth Gray, Amanda Takes War Bonnet, Avis Little Eagle

Pioneers of American Indian Journalism The Turtle Island Project salutes Four Native American journalists, editors: Tim Giago, Elizabeth Gray, Amanda Takes War Bonnet, and Avis Little Eagle Tim Giago, above, photo by Elisha Page, special to SFGate.com – San Francisco … Continue reading

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Free MI benefit concert battles S.D. tribal teen suicide, domestic violence

“Cowboys and Angels”: A free northern Michigan benefit concert to battle domestic violence and teen suicides on one of the nation’s poorest American Indian reservations Plea for counselors falls on deaf ears – Public support needed to stem teen suicide … Continue reading

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Pray for Tillie Black Bear – champion of women, children’s rights

Please pray for injured Tillie Black Bear, co-founder and director of the White Buffalo Calf Womans Society in Mission, SD Tillie and several other brave Native women founded the WBCWS about 30 years – the first domestic violence shelter on … Continue reading

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Turtle Island Project Ecumenical Retreat: Centering prayer benefits, U.N. reports on Earth abuse concern clergy who vow social action

  The Turtle Island Project: Centering prayer, jubilation, fighting for the environment, and clergy standing up for social change were all part of ecumenical retreat in northern Michigan   (Munising, Michigan) – A Chicago theology professor told northern Michigan clergy, … Continue reading

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