More than a murder mystery, The Assassination Of Hole In The Day provides insights into the evolution of clan structure, tribal governance and relations with the Dakota and other tribes since the time a century and a half ago when white pressure, the declining fur trade and other factors led to the cession of great tracts of land and the people’s removal to reservations.
Margaret/Olemaun’s story of her Boarding School experiences at the Catholic Residential School in Aklavik, Northwest Territories. While education could/should be a fun and rewarding experience for a child, her time there would turn out to be more of a test of the integrity of her spirit.
Well put together documentary about the 1973 Wounded Knee occupation with interviews of the participants and archival footage. Interesting story, and it fills in some of the pieces of the larger story
of colonization and oppression of Indigenous peoples.
This is a powerful true story of hope and survival and has been met with international acclaim. At a time when it was Australian government policy to abduct aboriginal children and train them as domestic workers, young Molly Craig decides to lead her little sister and cousin in a daring escape from their internment camp. Molly and the girls, part of Australia’s “Stolen Generations,” must then elude the colonial authorities on a dangerous 1,500-mile journey along the “rabbit-proof” fence that bisects the continent and will lead them home.
Details the terrifying and horrific abuses inflicted upon the Indigenous peoples of North America through the genocidal practices of the U.S. Government and the continuing effects of those practices today.
Documents the immoral and illegal prosecution and persecution of two Western Shosone sisters, Carrie and Mary Dann for the “crime” of grazing their horses on their tribal lands.It comes as no surprise that their are mineral resources beneath their lands that corporate and government interests want to appropriate…
“This powerful book reveals the untold history of Minnesota and the valuable contributions of Native people.Through research and oral history,Waziyatawin humanizes Dakota people, so the non-Indian does not have to rely on stereotyped images.This book should be required reading for all high school and college students in Minnesota, so all of Minnesota’s peoples can begin reconciliation and seek justice for all.”
In the Footsteps of Our Ancestors is a collection of essays and photos that tell the story of the Dakota Death March of November 1862. In the aftermath of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, roughly 1,700 Dakota women, children, and elders were forcibly marched from the Lower Sioux Agency in southern Minnesota to a concentration camp at Fort Snelling. Those who survived this march and the subsequent hard winter were eventually removed from their homeland.
A member of the Mayan Elders Council shares some of the ancient traditions of the Mayas, providing an Indigenous insight into the prophecies concerning 2012.“The book of Destiny is a tool to help people understand their life purpose and to use this profound knowledge to make the best of their time on Earth”(Indigenous Philosophy and History)
Another collection of essays from Ward Churchill on the colonization of North America covering everything from Academics to Cultural Revitalization to Genocide.