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Tillie Black Bear: Tribal domestic violence once punished by death

Tillie Black Bear: Tribal domestic violence was once punished by death http://youtu.be/eR3xVkStj3k Lakota family violence expert Tillie Black Bear says tribal domestic violence offenders paid for the crime with their life before Europeans settlers stole American Indian lands Tillie Black … Continue reading

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Tillie Black Bear: Her family, boarding schools & life on the Rosebud Reservation

Lakota Domestic Violence Activist Tillie Black Bear: Her family, growing up in the boarding school era, and life (then and now) on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota Near Lake Superior, Tillie Black Bear faces west while singing the … Continue reading

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Turtle Island Project: Nonviolent Spirit Jihad to combat evil; European explorers enslaved Natives

Turtle Island Project: Nonviolent Spirit Jihad to combat evil; Christopher Columbus and other European explorers enslaved Natives spawning an evil tradition that lives on today (Marquette, Michigan) – Calling it a nonviolent “Spirit Jihad,” the founder of the nonprofit Turtle … Continue reading

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TIP 2008 Concert #1: Turtle island Project Cowboys & Angels White Buffalo Calf Woman Society benefit

Northern Michigan residents give generously during the Dec. 13, 2008 Cowboys & Angels free benefit concert to help fight American Indian domestic violence, teen suicide “Cowboys and Angels”: Third annual free northern Michigan benefit concert a success in effort to … Continue reading

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TIP 2008 Concert #3: Turtle island Project Cowboys & Angels White Buffalo Calf Woman Society benefit

Northern Michigan residents give generously during the Dec. 13, 2008 Cowboys & Angels free benefit concert to help fight American Indian domestic violence, teen suicide “Cowboys and Angels”: Third annual free northern Michigan benefit concert a success in effort to … Continue reading

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TIP 2008 Concert #2: Turtle island Project Cowboys & Angels White Buffalo Calf Woman Society benefit

Northern Michigan residents give generously during the Dec. 13, 2008 Cowboys & Angels free benefit concert to help fight American Indian domestic violence, teen suicide “Cowboys and Angels”: Third annual free northern Michigan benefit concert a success in effort to … Continue reading

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TIP 2008 Concert #4: Turtle island Project Cowboys & Angels White Buffalo Calf Woman Society benefit

Northern Michigan residents give generously during the Dec. 13, 2008 Cowboys & Angels free benefit concert to help fight American Indian domestic violence, teen suicide “Cowboys and Angels”: Third annual free northern Michigan benefit concert a success in effort to … Continue reading

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Lakota domestic violence activist Tillie Black Bear sings Directions Prayer at Northern Michigan University 2008 UNITED Conference

Tillie Black Bear addresses the Northern Michigan University 2008 UNITED Conference Tillie Black Bear is the executive director and one of the founders (31 years ago) of the White Buffalo Calf Woman Society, Inc. (WBCWS) that serves the Lakota Sioux … 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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