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Winona LaDuke on the Warriors of Peace, the Ogichidaag

(from the Foreword, The Militarization of Indian Country) “…The Militarization of Indian Country reflects a resurgence of the classic warrior perspective in the great spiritual traditions of Indigenous warriors. While The Art of War is unmatched in its Taoism principles, … Continue reading

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Geronimo! MSU Press releases Winona LaDuke’s new book

The Militarization of Indian Country Winona LaDuke with Sean Aaron Cruz Foreword by Cornel Pewewardy Available Now  MichiganStateUniversity Press: When it was recently revealed that U.S. Navy Seals had codenamed Osama bin Laden “Geronimo,” members of the Native American community … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Celilo Falls: a poem of resurrection and reclaiming

There is a Dream The People are Dreaming The River Roars There is Thunder in the Earth The Salmon are Leaping The Ancestors are Here The Healing begins

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Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival steering committee is re-forming for 2013

 “It’s good where we’re goin’ and where we’ve been Hey yeah Hi yi Hi yi Hi yi Hi yi” –Jim Pepper, Comin’ and Goin’, 1985 Greetings: After a two-year hiatus, we are re-forming the Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival Steering … Continue reading

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Friends of Celilo Falls mission, purpose and disclaimer

The Friends of Celilo Falls does not represent or speak for any entity other than its own membership. We do not speak for or represent the Columbia River Treaty tribes or the people of Celilo Village. The Friends of Celilo … Continue reading

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The Friends of Celilo Falls is born

September 11, 2012 In response to the imminent threat posed by proposals to turn the Columbia Gorge into an international industrial corridor bracketed by coal terminals, and having waited a season, the Friends of Celilo Falls made its first public … Continue reading

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Coal Wars in the Columbia Gorge, pt 2: The economies of place vs route

September 4, 2012 By Sean Aaron Cruz—In a guest opinion titled “Coal exports would help our struggling economy,” published in The Oregonian today, several supporters of proposals to bracket the Columbia River Gorge with new export coal terminals posit that … Continue reading

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