DIA DE LOS MUERTOS-DAY OF THE DEAD

Through song, dance and ceremony, Día de Los Muertos—Day of the Dead, celebrates the reaffirmation of Indigenous life and traditions. Dakhóta Romero’s beautifully haunting debut recording of the culturally iconic song La Llorona (English: Weeping Woman), celebrates El Día de Los Muertos and is dedicated to her Grandmother.

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MAUNA KEA PU’UHONUA DAY 18

At a press conference held today, July 31, Kahoʻokahi Kanuha told reporters, “As you can see we are not going anywhere. We remain committed. We remain organized. We remain unified in Kapu Aloha, and the protection of our Mauna from further desecration through the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope.”

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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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DENNIS BANKS (1937 - 2017)

“It’s meritorious that a 5 year old Ojibwa boy, born on Leech Lake Indian Reservation, torn from the arms of his mother by United States federal forces, brutalized in BIA Boarding Schools, and imprisoned in a broken justice system, would transform persecution into a movement that continues to birth new generations of resistance for the rights of Indigenous Peoples and Mother Earth.” — Robby Romero

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INDIGENOUS PEOPLES' DAY

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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