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.