Truth and Reconciliation Commission – By the Numbers

Canada Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair Justice Murray Sinclair told CBC News that the TRC has recorded over 6,000 deaths of residential school students. (Darcy Hunter/CBC) Summary report is only one step in reconciliation By Daniel Schwartz The Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Canada’s Indian residential schools uses the term cultural genocide for what happened to…

Yaquis: Popular Struggle and Genocide in Mexico

Los Nuestros explores Mexico’s longest armed struggle, a magnificent, though dreadful, fight that lasted almost 42 years (1867-1909). It is perhaps the longest war a Latin American indigenous community has waged, a war that ended with a hideous and planned genocide carried out in the last ten years of the conflict. Paco Taibo II goes…

Thanksgiving: A National Day of Mourning for Native Americans

Alexandra Valiente / 1 day ago The National Day of Mourning, November 28, 2013, 12:00 noon at Coles Hill Plymouth, MA We object to the “Pilgrim Progress” parade and to what goes on in Plymouth because they are making millions of tourist dollars every year from the false pilgrim mythology. That money is being made off the…