by Rachel Carey-Harper | Mar 24, 2021 | Sovereignty
Native Land Conservancy was founded in 2012 in Mashpee, Massachusetts, and is the first Native-run land conservation group east of the Mississippi. After centuries of hardship and economic struggle, it is only now that we can finally attend to the important work of protecting sacred spaces, habitat areas for our winged and four legged neighbors and other essential ecosystem resources to benefit Mother Earth and all human beings.
by Rachel Carey-Harper | Mar 18, 2021 | Acknowledgment
This dissertation offers a normative account of how we should conceive of reconciliation between Indigenous people(s), states qua states, and their non-Indigenous citizens.
by Rachel Carey-Harper | Mar 12, 2021 | Introduction to Wholeness
Historical, generational trauma cannot be overcome by slogans, marches, or performative allyship. Determining who suffers from racially oriented, systemic harm cannot be measured by an evaluation of skin tone. The harms done to communities of color across the country expand well beyond the Black community and deep into Native, Hispanic, and immigrant communities.
by Rachel Carey-Harper | Mar 12, 2021 | Acknowledgment
In 1993, a joint resolution of Congress apologizing to Native Hawaiians was signed into law by President Bill Clinton. …
Just like you, when we think of these misdeeds and their tragic consequences, our hearts break and our grief is as pure and complete as yours. We desperately wish that we could change this history, but of course we cannot. On behalf of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, I extend this formal apology to Indian people for the historical conduct of this agency.”
by Rachel Carey-Harper | Mar 12, 2021 | AcknowledgmentA Sorry Saga: Obama Signs Native American Apology Resolution; Fails to Draw Attention to It by Rob Capriccioso | Jan 13, 2010 The full article is here… Excerpt from the article… I s an apology that’s not said out loud really an apology? What if the person...
by Rachel Carey-Harper | Mar 12, 2021 | Sovereignty
Indigenous peoples have suffered and continue to suffer from historic injustices as a result of dehumanization and racism and the colonization and dispossession of their lands, territories and resources, preventing them from exercising, in particular, their right of self-determination in accordance with their own needs and interests, extending to their rights affirmed in treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements entered into with the United States and its several States.