AMERICA'S THANKSGIVING

From time immemorial, Indigenous Peoples have held feast day celebrations; Ceremonies of thanksgiving in honor of the sacred gift of life. Everyday we give thanks to the creator. Everyday is thanksgiving.

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INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY 2018

Bonnie Raitt joins Robby Romero on Robby’s classic Prayer Song 10 October 1992 at the Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View, Ca. In 1992, when the Bay Area Indian Alliance convinced the city council of Berkeley, California to declare 12 October a “Day of Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples”, Berkeley became the first city in the United States to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day, setting a precedent for other cities and states to follow. 

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CRAZY HORSE (ca. 1840 – 1877)

On this day in Lakota History, 5 September 1877, Oglala Lakota mystic warrior Tȟašúŋke Witkó ('His-Horse-Is-Crazy' or 'His-Horse-Is-Spirited'), famously known as Crazy Horse, was murdered at Fort Robinson, Nebraska. With a collection of controversy and all the mystery surrounding the life and death of Crazy Horse, one thing is clear, Crazy Horse posed a great threat to the United States ambition to brutally destroy Native Peoples.

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ON THIS DAY IN APACHE HISTORY

It was 4 September 1886, in the Apache Territories of the Southwest known as Skeleton Canyon, when the great Apache warrior Goyaałé (Geronimo) last surrendered to United States forces. After nearly three decades of resistance to protect Apache homelands, Goyaałé would be the last Indigenous warrior to formally surrender to the United States.

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TREATY RIDE 2018

On the 150th Anniversary of the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty, 29 April 2018, Robby Romero joined a historic Treaty Ride through 1851 Treaty Land. Treaty Riders rode more than 400 miles on horseback through the grasslands, badlands, and prairies of the Great Northern Plains into Fort Laramie to challenge the US Government and its Congress to #RightTheWrong and #Honor1851Treaty.

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MOTHER EARTH DAY 2018

The Taos Environmental Film Festival, in partnership with the UNM-Taos Digital Media Arts program, presents a special Mother Earth Day Celebration at the UNM-Taos Bataan Hall from 11am to 1pm showcasing a collection of music pictures from musician and filmmaker, Robby Romero.

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UNITED NATIONS PERMANENT FORUM ON INDIGENOUS ISSUES 2018

The 17th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) 16-27 April 2018 commenced today at United Nations Headquarters, New York.  This years theme is: “Indigenous Peoples’ Collective Rights to Lands, Territories and Resources”

"Safeguarding the rights of Indigenous Peoples and Mother Earth is a call to conscience  key to the restoration of life in balance." - Robby Romero

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TREATY RIDE 2018

On behalf off the #Honor1851Treaty Campaign, Robby Romero will join Treaty Riders from the Oceti Sakowin Seven Council Fires of the Lakota, Nakota and Dakota People to challenge the United States Congress to #RightTheWrong of at least one of the more than 500 broken treaties made with Native Nations. 

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STANDING ROCK STRONGHOLD ANNIVERSARY

Two years ago today, youth at Standing Rock made a stand on 1851Treaty land to protect the Sacred Waters of the Missouri River from the Dakota Access Pipeline.  With #NoDAPL, #StandWithStandingRock and #Divest, they ignited an international cry to protect Mother Earth and all our relations from environmental genocide.  Today, their peaceful and spiritual resistance is #StillStrong.  Help us #RightTheWrong Join the #Honor1851Treaty campaign at www.robbyromero.com

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