with Abby Martin
teleSUR English on Nov 20, 2015
Each November, Americans celebrate a mythical version of U.S. history. Thanksgiving Day’s portrayal of the experience of Native Americans under the boot of settler-colonialism is one of the Empire’s most cherished falsehoods.
To hear about the true story of native peoples’ plight – from genocide to reeducation – Abby Martin interviews Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, renowned indigenous scholar and activist, about her most recent book An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States.
Note: replaced video Aug. 27, 2016
The Unist’ot’en Camp are blocking pipelines from crossing their land in British Columbia
AJ+ on Nov 18, 2015
Since 2009, the Unist’ot’en clan and its supporters have occupied a camp that is blocking proposed oil and gas pipelines in northern British Columbia, Canada. In the summer of 2015, oil company workers regularly attempted to enter the indigenous group’s territory, and a growing police presence raised tensions about the possibility of a raid on the camp.
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