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I The First Americans

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    Leonard Peltier

    A true American hero, in his own words; you decide...
    DIYman DIYman 22-25, M 3 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    We Shall Remain, Episode 5 Wounded Knee Part 1

    This belongs to PBS I do not own any part of it On the night of February 27, 1973, fifty-four cars rolled, horns blaring, into a small hamlet on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Within hours, some 200 Oglala Lakota and American Indian Movement (AIM) activists had seized the...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Oct 2, 2012

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    OMG Wounded Knee For Sale And Profits - Absolutely Disgusting!

    Tribal members say the man who owns a piece of the Wounded Knee National Historic Landmark on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is trying to profit from their suffering.  For sale: Wounded Knee SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A small patch of prairie sits...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 5 Responses May 2, 2013

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    Spiritual Not Really Religious

    The Native American Ten Commandments, just common sense
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Aug 22, 2012

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    America Today Give It Back and The Native Americans Will Set It Free.

    Scary, we are headed to fascism and headed for downfall. This video shares about the war machine that drives the economy, spreads imperialism and run away gluttony of big oil and corporate greed. If americans don't wake up and smell the fascism we are gonna be like so over, and...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Aug 25, 2012

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    They Call Him Leonard

    I feel pretty confident in assuming that most here on EP, and indeed most people in general, aren't familiar with the name of Leonard Peltier. But we all need to know who this man is and what exactly is his plight. Leonard has been in federal prison for 36 years now, blamed for...
    DIYman DIYman 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 22, 2012

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    Americans Are So Utterly Brainwashed.

    A couple of examples, .....Well when I was in school we were only taught about genocide/holocaust in WWI europe, not that that is not valid, it is and I have cousins that were victims of it and other global genocide events not taught to us in school, there's Ireland, Australian...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 3 Responses Aug 22, 2012

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    Indigenous And The Border Wars

    Part of My Life here on the Border
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2012

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    Reconsider Columbus Day!

    It should be a day to celebrate indigenous peoples of the Americas, from the tip of South America to the tip of North America!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=il5hwpdJMcg&feature=related ANTI COLUMBUS PROTEST As for Italian Pride, it's all good too, just please...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2012

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    Wounded Knee Was Not The End

    In 1890, men of the US Army massacred hundreds of Sioux Indians , mostly women and children, at Wounded Knee. This tragedy is often considered as marking the end of the Indian Wars in this country. But, over a hundred years has passed, and there is still a very real, very potent...
    DIYman DIYman 22-25, M 6 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    From Mexico To Canada/These Are Also Among The 1st Americans Ezln

    Comandante Marcos The defense of collective and individual rights historically denied to indigenous Mexicans . Means EZLN Zapatista Army of National Liberation.Erupted on January 1, 1994 in response to free trade, as they believe that globalization will bring more problems to the...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Oct 7, 2012

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    Thanksgiving Is Time To Remember What We Have and The Genocide It Took To Get It

    In other words, celebrating Thanksgiving is as if Germany had a day of celebration for the Holocaust. Thanksgiving is the American Holocaust. "Thanksgiving"- a National Day of Mourning an editorial by Publisher/Editor - Terri J Andrews Never before in the history of America...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2012

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    Christopher Columbus Was The First Illegal Alien. Why Not Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day Instead!?

    Russell Means Speaking at the Transform Columbus Day Rally http://www.transformcolumbusday.org/Transform Columbus Day!CHALLENGE THE ROOTS OF RACISM IN AMERICAColumbus is responsible for the murder of millions of indigenous people.Columbus was a slavetrader in Africa before...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Life And Harassment On The Border

    Life and harassment on the Border, where I live here in this video of my community, quite a few of my friends have been it's innocent victims. Arizona government has an irrational phobia of brown skin....Shame on Arizona Government! The Tohono O'odham Nation which is on the...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Sep 14, 2012

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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Aug 22, 2012

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    American Indian Movement Anthem

     In Honor of the First Americans
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Nov 3, 2012

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    Why I Don't Believe In Most Statistics

    Statistics and surveys conducted by experts tend to be very limited yet made to look as if they represent a majority of the population when they don't by far. They are often conducted with middle to upperclass individuals of one ethnic group and social status in one kind of area...
    AllStarcrushNate AllStarcrushNate 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 25, 2012

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    John Trudell On Race Colonization And Irc

    Explains a lot, about our economy too.
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Aug 22, 2012

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    LIFE ON THE REZ, This Is What Injustice Is Like In The 21st Century

     Injustice I live out here in Indian Country, there are 3 reservations on the edge of town.  Been out here for quite awhile, and stuff like this sh!t is still happening today, Right HERE NOW!  Though today here, it's the corrupt local police/sheriff departments, the racist...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Just in general, I think Americans are quite stupid, I don't know why they complain about violence yet they have the audacity to claim guns should be legal for "protection" and say...
    Thyhistory Thyhistory 18-21 7 Responses Oct 25

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    I met my first love through a friend, as she was on her summer vacation. I'd like to say that had I known what I was getting into, I would have just let her leave and go back to...
    onceuponatime11 onceuponatime11 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 22

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    Doesn't everyone remember their first love? Looking back it was really sweet, but at the time I remember thinking it was the real-deal and we'd be together for ever. Towards the...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 7

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    As a girl with a brother, it's obvious that I am familiar with the 'ladies first' rule. Ever since we were kids, my dad always reminded my brother 'ladies first' which meant I was...
    CarlaBengal7819 CarlaBengal7819 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Twenty years ago, a space mission to land a probe on a comet was envisioned. And now, ten years and 6 billion kms after, the Rosetta mission have seen success. It's undoubtedly a...
    nicgermain nicgermain 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I was fortunate enough to have the best first boyfriend a girl could ever ask for. He was my first love, and I’ve never had that kind of love with anyone other than him. He loved...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F Oct 24

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    Yes my first last kiss. Of coursed I have kissed before. I'm over 50. I have lots of experience with kissing. Everything from the short peck to the deep French kiss. I'm lucky I...
    Leeza1964 Leeza1964 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    I was 14 when I first kissed a boy. He was 16 and he was my first boyfriend, well kinda I guess. We only dated for like a month. I was babysitting my sister that day and he was...
    Cherilyn16 Cherilyn16 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    And it's not a man with kids... Or is it? Ok, it's not Well...at least there was no love at first sight or first date with the guy I went out with last evening. I had never gone...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 25

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    I got drunk before going to my first date because I was so nervous. Showed up and he was disappointed but he took care of me like a gentleman. First time drunk and my first time on...
    KarinaLin KarinaLin 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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    I'm 21 and I recently had my first kiss with my amazing 23 yr old boyfriend. It was his first kiss too and he said i LOVE you to me after!!! our kiss lasted like 2 hours, on 6...
    fatneedle fatneedle 18-21, F Oct 27

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    when we are in our college we feel that we are the best if you are schools most popular...... you have that attitude, me too I am little popular i always try to mingle with people...
    jisha12 jisha12 22-25 Nov 9

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    I just had my first kiss, umm.. wow IDK where to start lol. But I'm 16 years old and I've never kissed a girl, so all my friends would tease me about it. Yesterday I was at a...
    Adamjb3 Adamjb3 18-21, M Nov 9

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    She was actualy my first real crush. It lasted for years but we were never really together. The first time i got a question out of the blue. Is there anything i should know about...
    ManFromEarth ManFromEarth 18-21, M Nov 12

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    I had my first kiss in grade 6. I was in the bathtub with my ex best friend and my sister and we were really bored so we played truth or dare. my dare was for my best friend to...
    recordlove recordlove 13-15, F a week ago

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    Sadly, my first breakup was when my first marriage ended. My first husband. We didn't date until we were older but I was friends with him since we were 10. Never ever thought he...
    UnfortunateCookie UnfortunateCookie 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I remember my first break up. My only one actually. Haha. He was my first boyfriend, the first person I have ever dated and had feelings for. I guess you can say I'm to nice...
    HarmsCaleb HarmsCaleb 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    My first kiss was so special and perfect! We were hugging goodbye but I didn't want to let go, he kept saying 'don't go, lets just stay like this for a while'...then he kissed me...
    Livelovedream16 Livelovedream16 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My first painful breakup, was when I was 21. Not having experienced love from my parents, I substituted a romance with my first girlfriend as love. This relationship went for 12...
    Create63 Create63 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 22

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    I also remember my first hug too.. I was 14..he was 16.. We had deep love-like feelings for each other..One day we were on the sofa, chatting in my home(alone). He asked me to kiss...
    swan87 swan87 26-30, F Oct 24

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    My first kiss was right this day 3 months before with a person I grew up with. I met him when we were 2 years old. Our dads were colleagues. We used to meet just twice a year, yet...
    summershine27 summershine27 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 28

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    My first main thing was my first pair of high heels that I bought for myself with my own money!
    brookmay brookmay 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 30

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    Let Her Go by Passenger. Maybe not my first "love" but my first "love" doesn't deserve that title.
    TheComplication TheComplication 18-21, M Nov 3

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    "When I Ruled the World" We were going to live forever! Nothing would ever come between us. We ruled the world together. So many were jealous of what we had, they hated us, but...
    blitzer850 blitzer850 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 3

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    I was 18 living in Africa, one of my closest friends and i were walking back from school, he ask me if I would please stop by with him at his friend's house just for a minute. It...
    evolvinggirl evolvinggirl 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 3

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    Well it happened freshman year, first day of school and I saw him. He's tall, floppy brown hair, and big brown eyes. I just saw him fats leaving class and I swear my jaw dropped. I...
    Caitlyn2345 Caitlyn2345 16-17 1 Response Nov 6

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    first love we are not forgotten. Some lucky she grows into a strong and United family. Most - ends painfully, tears, emotional trauma, ready to develop complexes, and well, if this...
    xal13 xal13 22-25, F Nov 7