Posts tagged #PeoplesPower
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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