The history, cultures, and nations of Indigenous Americans have been purposefully subjected to governmental campaigns of complete erasure.
Water. We drink it. Wash in it. Wash with it. Are made of it. Who wants to think of water as a finite resource when we can turn on the tap?
As we approach Thanksgiving, it behooves us to remember the 50th anniversary of the nineteen-month occupation of Alcatraz by a Native American group.
In 1982, President Reagan signed a proclamation designating V-J Day (Victory over Japan day) August 14th, as National Navajo Code Talkers Day. The installation of the first public statue commemorating their bravery took place in downtown Phoenix in 1989.
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