American Indian Culture: Traditionalism and Spiritualism in a Revolutionary Struggle

Onkwehón:we Rising Traditionalist Kanien’kehá:ka Warriors during the Oka Crisis This essay, written in 1974 by Jimmie Durham, is one of the most influential documents on Onkwehón:we Rising’s perspective. In this piece Durham, critically addresses the colonial attitudes of White “leftists” which have historically caused much friction between our liberation movement and the wider left. Importantly…

Wounded Knee II, 40 Years Later

Chase Iron Eyes Today, Feb. 27, 2013 is the 40th Anniversary of the Siege at Wounded Knee, also affectionately known as Wounded Knee II. Forty years ago today the American Indian Movement, having been engaged with para-military forces of the United States for 71 days, reached a cease fire to the gun battle that left…