Wednesday, 12-12-07, on American Indian Airwaves
"UC Berkeley Revisited, Sacred Sites and Human Rights, and DHS' 30-day Ultimatum to Relocation"
Part 1: UC Berkeley Revisited: Arrest and Struggle for the Ancestors
Lalo Franco (Santa Rosa Rancheria Tachi Yokut Nation), First Nation Representative of the Native American NAGPRA Coalition (NANC) ( http://nagpra-ucb-faq.blogspot.com ) provides us with an update on the University of California, Berkeley's (UCB) Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology continued engagement of exiling of the second largest collection of indigenous ancestors and sacred objects in the United States, institutionalized racism, and the November 2007 arrest. All this and more. Contact UC Regents at firstname.lastname@example.org , 510-987-9220, or the new acting UC system president, Wyatt Hume at 510-987-9020.
Part 2: Sounds from the Panel Discussion on Sacred Places and Human Rights
Cindi Alvitre (Tongva Nation), indigenous activist, scholar, and public artist and Q'Orianka Kilcher (Quecha-Huachipaeri Nations), indigenous youth activist and actress both spoke this past Saturday, December 8th in downtown Los Angeles, CA as part of a panel on "Protecting Sacred Places and Human Rights." Cindi Alvitre discussed the continuous daily struggles of the Tongva Nation, the first people of Los Angeles County, and Q'Orianka Kilchner discussed the plight and struggle of the Peruvian indigenous peoples fight against Globalization, oil and mine resources companies rape of mother earth, ecocide, and genocide.
Part 3: Forced Relocation: the Continuing Saga of the Militarization of the Texas-Mexico Border
Dr. Elosia Garcia Tamez (Lipan Apache Nation). From the El Calaboz region in Texas, Elosia discusses Michael Chertoff's, Department of Homeland Security, recent 30-day ultimatum to binational indigenous peoples living along the Texas-Mexico border to voluntarily "relocation" or be "relocated."
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