Thanksgiving

QUICK ACTIONS: THANKSGIVING IS A CELEBRATION OF WHITE SUPREMACY & INDIGENOUS GENOCIDE. If you’re already feeling upset, attacked, activated, I want to remind you: Recognizing that Thanksgiving is founded upon genocide of Indigenous peoples and therefore inherently a celebration of white supremacy & colonialism does NOT mean that everyone who Read more…

Day of Remembrance

Today is the National Day of Remembrance for U.S. residential schools. Unfortunately this day is not officially recognized by government, but it should be. This day is to be an annual commemoration to honor the children who died while attending residential schools and the survivors, families, and communities still affected. Read more…

LET’S TALK MMIW AND MORE

DONATE MMIW USA: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/deborahdenton1 Sovereign Bodies: https://www.sovereign-bodies.org/donate Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition: https://checkout.square.site/merchant/RWP4F0KDYQCYS/checkout/PI6RVCUXBBGC5EBNATF3YOON Black and Missing Foundation: https://blackandmissinginc.com/donate/ Sources: [1] https://www.justice.gov/archives/ovw/blog/protecting-native-american-and-alaska-native-women-violence-november-native-american [2] https://www.culturalsurvival.org/news/addressing-epidemic-missing-murdered-indigenous-women-and-girls [3] https://www.rainn.org/statistics/victims-sexual-violence [4] https://www.wbaltv.com/article/examining-racial-disparities-in-the-search-for-missing-people-in-united-states/37681909# [5] https://blackandmissinginc.com/statistics/ [6] https://www.apa.org/pi/about/newsletter/2020/02/black-women-sexual-assault [7] https://www.cnn.com/videos/media/2021/09/22/gabby-petito-missing-white-woman-syndrome-schiavocampo-newday-vpx.cnn\ [8] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missing_white_woman_syndrome [9] https://www.uihi.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Missing-and-Murdered-Indigenous-Women-and-Girls-Report.pdf [10] https://www.instagram.com/p/CUFvArBJfJD/ [11] https://www.cdc.gov/women/lcod/2017/all-races-origins/index.htm [12] https://www.nativewomenswilderness.org/mmiw [13] https://iwpr.org/iwpr-issues/race-ethnicity-gender-and-economy/violence-against-black-women-many-types-far-reaching-effects/ TRANS PEOPLE MURDERED THIS Read more…