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From #NoDAPL to #FreedomSquare: A Tale of Two Occupations

From #NoDAPL to #FreedomSquare: A Tale of Two Occupations | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
From Chicago's Freedom Square to Standing Rock, North Dakota -- Black and Native struggles are rising.
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The First Scout: Native American Culture, American Western History: Water Determines Territorial Boundaries

The First Scout: Native American Culture, American Western History: Water Determines Territorial Boundaries | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
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Required reading if you’re trying to understand what it’s like to be Black in America — Medium

Required reading if you’re trying to understand what it’s like to be Black in America — Medium | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
As a Trinidadian immigrant, I’m sometimes hesitant to speak about issues in the U.S. because I’m not American and I didn’t grow up here…
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Bernie Sanders Courts Native American Voters

Bernie Sanders Courts Native American Voters | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
The commitments Sanders has made to ''Indian Country'' include expanding and protecting tribal rights to jurisdiction.
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Before Bernie, There Was Shirley Chisholm

Before Bernie, There Was Shirley Chisholm | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
Before Bernie Sanders' accent turned heads on the campaign trail, Brooklyn's own Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman to ...
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The secret history of cowboy socialism

The secret history of cowboy socialism | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
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Navajo Water Supply is Poisoned Worse Than Flint, but ‘No One Cares Because They’re Native American’

Navajo Water Supply is Poisoned Worse Than Flint, but ‘No One Cares Because They’re Native American’ | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
We recently reported on six other cities in Michigan, which have more lead poisoning in their city water supplies, than Flint.

The Detroit News reports that “Elevated
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Stanford Study: 'Culturally Relevant' Teaching Boosts GPA, Attendance for At-Risk Youth, So Why Not Make It Universal? - Atlanta Blackstar

Stanford Study: 'Culturally Relevant' Teaching Boosts GPA, Attendance for At-Risk Youth, So Why Not Make It Universal? - Atlanta Blackstar | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
If you don’t know about your past, you lack a blueprint for the future.  And a new study suggests just that.  Research in California found that high school students who were exposed to classes on race and ethnicity experienced better attendance and academic achievement. The study, which was conducted by researchers at Stanford University, revealed …
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Legal Limbo: One Oregon Tribe's Fight for Federal Recognition

Legal Limbo: One Oregon Tribe's Fight for Federal Recognition | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
The Columbia River's Celilo Wy'am people do not exist in the eyes of the US government.
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Oregon standoff: Feds forcibly removed black occupiers from wildlife refuge in 1979

Oregon standoff: Feds forcibly removed black occupiers from wildlife refuge in 1979 | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
The drama unfolding with armed occupiers at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Burns is similar to a standoff that made national headlines 39 years ago in Harris Neck, G.
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Disenrollment Is a Tool of the Colonizers

Disenrollment Is a Tool of the Colonizers | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
Our elders and spiritual leaders do not teach the practice of disenrollment. In fact, disenrollment is a wholly non-Indian construct.
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#OscarsSoWhite, Again: A Symptom of Hollywood's Racism

#OscarsSoWhite, Again: A Symptom of Hollywood's Racism | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
Hollywood also continues to whitewash racially diverse American stories and reduce people like Native Americans to stereotypes.
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#OscarsSoWhite: Not a single performer of color nominated for second year in a row

#OscarsSoWhite: Not a single performer of color nominated for second year in a row | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
No Michael B. Jordan? Will Smith? Idris Elba?
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The Racial Segregation And Economic Devastation That Made Milwaukee A ‘Powder Keg’ — ThinkProgress

The Racial Segregation And Economic Devastation That Made Milwaukee A ‘Powder Keg’ — ThinkProgress | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
Milwaukee is one of the most segregated cities in the country.
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In North Dakota, people vs. oil pipeline protest strengthens

In North Dakota, people vs. oil pipeline protest strengthens | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
The protest by the Standing Rock Sioux against the Dakota Access pipeline transformed this week from a quiet action to something more active, with at least 18 people arrested in the construction zone Thursday and Friday.
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For Black Women in South Carolina, It’s Clinton’s Turn

For Black Women in South Carolina, It’s Clinton’s Turn | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
In 2008, 98 percent of African-American women cast their ballots for Barack Obama. Now, many hope to end the long, unbroken line of men running the nation.
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Bernie Asked at Town Hall If He Will Protect Native Lands

Bernie Asked at Town Hall If He Will Protect Native Lands | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
During MSNBC’s Town Hall featuring Democratic candidates, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, a tall Paiute man, addressed Sanders from the audience.
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Yakama Nation wins decision on costs of cleaning up contamination

Yakama Nation wins decision on costs of cleaning up contamination | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
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The Oscars – and Hollywood – will not be able to ignore this growing clamour for diversity on screen

The Oscars – and Hollywood – will not be able to ignore this growing clamour for diversity on screen | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
As a boy growing up in Britain in the 70s, seeing black faces on TV or in films was an exciting rarity. Today, as an actor working mostly in the US, I still don’t see enough people like me. This latest row is a chance to push for real change
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Viola Davis: 'Diversity is not a trending topic'

Viola Davis: 'Diversity is not a trending topic' | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
“Welcome to diverse TV,” double winner Idris Elba joked toward the end of the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday night, as the British star...
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The Slaves of the White House Finally Get to Have Their Stories Told

The Slaves of the White House Finally Get to Have Their Stories Told | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
Long ignored by historians, the enslaved people of the White House are coming into focus through a new book by Jesse J. Holland
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This paragraph on a black kindergartner's view of the world is absolutely crushing

This paragraph on a black kindergartner's view of the world is absolutely crushing | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
But it also tells a very important truth.
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The Oscars’ Racist Refusal to Honor Modern Black Heroes

The Oscars’ Racist Refusal to Honor Modern Black Heroes | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
‘Creed’ and ‘Straight Outta Compton’ only received one Oscar nod each—and they went to white people. And the black community is mad as hell and not going to take it anymore.
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Navajo Nation starts planning for use of $554M trust settlement

Navajo Nation starts planning for use of $554M trust settlement | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
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This Native American tribe on Long Island is trying to raise its language from the dead

This Native American tribe on Long Island is trying to raise its language from the dead | Deconstructing Tribalism | Scoop.it
Among the mansions and golf clubs of the Hamptons, Shinnecock Indians are trying to re-learn a language that died out more than a century ago.
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