Thursday, November 23, 2006

Thanksgiving and Thankstaking

Thankstaking Mix / Hard Knock Radio / Thursday, November 23, 2006

Thankstaking / Uprising Radio / November 22, 2006

On the eve of the Thankstaking holiday, we pull back the saccharine marketing of turkeys and children in pilgrim pagents to look at what this holiday truly marks. With our Professor Cindy Alvitre we’ll discuss the American historical amnesia that allows for a holiday like Thankstaking and how it is rooted in the American reluctancy to admit the genocide that was the foundation this country was built on.

Mumia Abu Jamal on Thanksgiving / Uprising Radio / November 22, 2006

Indigenous Peoples' Resistance to Economic Globalization: A Celebration of Victories, Rights and Cultures / Democracy Now / November 23, 2006

Hundreds of people from around the world recently gathered in New York for the "Indigenous Peoples' Resistance to Economic Globalization a Celebration of Victories, Rights and Cultures" teach-in put on by the International Forum on Globalization and the Tebtebba Foundation.

Native Lands: The Struggle for Sovereignty / Making Contact / July 21, 2004

Broken treaties, contested land, reservations, loss of resources. Land sovereignty is a key issue for indigenous peoples. On this edition, we take a look at the Mapuche people in Argentina, the Shuswap Nation in the British Columbia province of Canada, and the Oglala Sioux in the state of South Dakota in the United States.

Native Feminisms: Without Apology / UIUC / April 28, 2006

Deconstructing the Myths of “The First Thanksgiving” / by Judy Dow (Abenaki) and Beverly Slapin

Thanksgiving: The National Day of Mourning / Text of 1970 speech by Wampsutta

International Indian Treaty Council and American Indian Contemporary Arts presents the 32nd Annual Alcatraz Island Sunrise Gathering “American Indian Thanksgiving Day” November 23rd, 2006

Thanksgiving: A National Day of Mourning for Indians / by Moonanum James and Mahtowin Munro / Z Magazine

No Thanks to Thanksgiving / by Robert Jensen / AlterNet

Native Americans Will Mourn Thanksgiving / by Viji Sundaram / New America Media

Thankstaking? Celebrating Genocide! / by Dan Brook / CounterPunch / November 28, 2002

An Occupation Worth Applauding: Celebrate Un-Thanksgiving / by Mickey Z.