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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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    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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    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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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Aug 22, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Aug 22, 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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    American Indian Movement Anthem

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

    When ij was 14 my parents was out of town visiting my sister they would be gone for a week.When my sister moved out of state she left a box of clothes to be taken to goodwill.I was...
    Jazonx Jazonx 36-40 1 hr ago

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    Grouping all Americans as one, good job morons. Listen up, NOT everyone is the same. Just because a few people from America are unpleasant doesn't mean we all are. Same with any...
    EgoInSomnisResurget EgoInSomnisResurget 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 25

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    Where to begin. First off let me say I appreciate each and every comment and opinion, whether you believe it's best for me to move on which I've already heard a million times or I...
    Wantingtofixthepast Wantingtofixthepast 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 13

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    Today, my sister and I started our first job ever, working at Mcdonald's. It wasn't a horrible experience, but one thing did make both me and my sister want to quit on our first...
    BrinkofDawn BrinkofDawn 18-21, F Apr 11

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    My first love...i miss not my first love or even my last of the moment, but of the one left undone, unexplored and quite possibly unrequitted as well. JC was in my life at the time...
    ursulaf ursulaf 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    I was 15, my bf suc*ed it first time in his room. He suc*ed it hard and kissed me too. That was the first time i became totally nude in front of any guy. But he was not the first...
    babbydoll12 babbydoll12 26-30, F 9 Responses Apr 9

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    We were young; I was stupid. At 13, how was I supposed to know that falling in love doesn't always work out? All the fairy tales and stories I heard growing up told me that my...
    PorcelainDoll17 PorcelainDoll17 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    First kiss? Ha I haven't even had my first crush let alone my first kiss. I am 17, it's too young to be worrying about relationships or at least too young to be obsessing over it.
    AkaiAmbrosine AkaiAmbrosine 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 25

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    It's been years since my first breakup. She was my highschool girlfriend, we started dating near the end of my Junior year. She was one year behind me. We dated for almost three...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 25

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    i met this girl back in highschool i felt like she all ways had a crush on me and so did i but thought it was just lust.... so i annoyed it said theirs no such thing as love till...
    skykidx1 skykidx1 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 25

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    I've noticed that many people have different priorities when it comes to managing their funds. I just want to share how I spent my first salary before I forget it again. In short...
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 1 Response Apr 26

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    My first with a girl I had a small crush on at school. However we did not go out until I left College. She was very nice but we could not find the time to spend together. My...
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I never message people first. Most of my circle added me before I added them. There are just a few I added first just a very few. I don't want to seem like a creeper or a perve so...
    tornsin tornsin 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    Hi. You guys might think it's gross, but I'd like to share my story because I feel so depressed and lonely so I need some help. I'm Christian and I'm in love with my first cousin...
    ZombieCake ZombieCake 70+, F 6 hrs ago

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    I broke up with him about 9 years ago. He was the love of my life.Lately I have been talking to his nephew. He is only 20 years old but he reminds me of my ex. His haircut, his...
    bebita16 bebita16 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    On March 3, 2013 was my first bad day at Strawberry Festival. I wish that it was not my day. Oh, God. Why is that happen? When I came to Strawberry Festival, I at first was trying...
    JXoxo2013 JXoxo2013 26-30, F Apr 6

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    To be more specific...my partner and I are getting our first house. I know home buying is supposed to be one of the most stressful life experiences you can go through...but I didn...
    tuyetmeo tuyetmeo 22-25, F Apr 7

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    I've thought long and hard about my first time. I want it to be beautiful. Not romance film beautiful or storybook beautiful. My beautiful. I want to have it with someone I would...
    becki1 becki1 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    my first kiss was at my friends birthday party, I was with a boy who used to go to my school but left in the first few years. There was a couch, and he was sitting on the side. We...
    ThatBritishVirgin ThatBritishVirgin 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    When I was 13 years old I shared my first ever kiss with someone else :) But it wasn't with a boy...it was with another girl. I was walking in the woods one day with my friend...
    emily51515 emily51515 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    I had my first interracial kiss at twenty two years old. Before then I only kissed black guys. He was Korean. I'm black. He was my study buddy in college and we eventually started...
    cherrycokes cherrycokes 26-30, F Apr 24

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    I first met my first love when I was 12 and we both get well together .. But we never start dating or confirmed our relationship which make me so sad until now . He's popular at...
    Samnesiaa Samnesiaa 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ah my first crush was in first grade...before I understood what the feeling was...I can't recall her name...she was in fifth grade and lived in the house directly behind mine...we...
    CainMarko CainMarko 26-30, M 3 days ago

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