Wednesday, 3/29/06, on American Indian Airwaves
Debra White Plume (Lakota/Northern Cheyenne Nations) and Carter Camp (Ponca Nation) from the indigenous grassroots organization Owe Aku: Bring Back the Way (http://www.bringbacktheway.com) join us live from Manderson, South Dakato to discuss preventing the development, by Jay Allen, of a 600-acre biker bar and campground at the base of the sacred site Bear Butte. Meade Commissioners set beer license approval hearing date for Jay Allen's Sturgis County Line for Tuesday, April 4th, 2006 at 3:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in the Meade County Court House, 1425 W. Sherman St., Sturgis, SD. Approval of alcohol permitting in Meade County is contingent on two criteria, bar location and the character of the applicant. (http://www.matopaha.org) http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/843054051
Tupac Enrique from TonaTierra (www.tonatierra.org) an indigenous peoples community organization based in Phoenix, AZ joins us live to provide an update on the death threats issued by the Ecuadorian government against indigenous leaders of Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (www.conaie.org). Indigeous peoples in Ecuador were protesting against the Free Trade Agreement of the Americas currently being negotiated between the United States and the Ecuadorian government.
Shawn Brant (Tyendinega of the "Mohawk" Nation), community activist, and Kenneth Deer (Kahnawake of the "Mohawk" Nation), publisher of the Eastern Door (http://www.easterndoor.com), joins us live from two communities in the Mohawk Nation (on the Canadian side) about the high speculation of the Royal Canadian MOunty Police (RCMP) mobilizing to invade four Mohawk Communities and completely shut down their entire Tobacco Industry within the coming days or weeks.
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