Everyday is Indigenous Peoples Day

By: Laura Medina There once was a time I felt my identity never mattered. Being young I needed it affirmed yet only received it on tribal holidays and powwows. My mom being apart of the generation of stolen children, why Indian Child Welfare Act exists, was determined to explore who we are together. Along theContinue reading “Everyday is Indigenous Peoples Day”

Jail Killer Cop Austin Shipley for the Murder of Navajo Mother Loreal Tsingine

Austin Shipley resigned from the Winslow Police Department on Monday, Oct. 31 after an internal investigation following his shooting to death Navajo mother, Loreal Tsingine. Bordertown Justice Coalition’s statement on the resignation of Austin Shipley from Winslow PD 10/31/16 The Bordertown Justice Coalition (BTJC) applauds Austin Shipley’s resignation from the Winslow Police Department. Not only…

Press Release- Indigenous Peoples Day Arizona Receives Push Back from Scottsdale Mayor and MAG (5/31/16)

Press Release Indigenous Group Receives Dismissal from Scottsdale Mayor A local grassroots initiative demanding that the state of Arizona abolish Columbus Day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day (IPD) has faced dismissal by MAG, or the Maricopa Association of Governments. MAG is a council of Maricopa County governments that develops regional policies, and isContinue reading “Press Release- Indigenous Peoples Day Arizona Receives Push Back from Scottsdale Mayor and MAG (5/31/16)”