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I The First Americans

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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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    American Indian Movement Anthem

     In Honor of the First Americans
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Nov 3, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 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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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 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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    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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    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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    Spiritual Not Really Religious

    The Native American Ten Commandments, just common sense
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 31, 2013

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    I am sorry to say so but I dislike America. Not American people (I have some good friends there) but the country. And I know this is a bit of an online suicide, but try to...
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I met my first true love in my second year of university. We dated for two years. He was wonderful, kind and thoughtful. I broke up with him, breaking his heart and mine in the...
    garcia78 garcia78 31-35 Mar 20

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    There was that girl I have met long ago. Well, not that long... but before I have met her, I never believed that something like love on first sigh exist. I mean isn't it funny to...
    TsukiyoChan TsukiyoChan 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Ermmm this story is going to be a bit weird I think then again my username is awesome weirdo so it kinda fits okay so my first kiss was not to long ago actually a few days ago on...
    AwesomeWeirdo AwesomeWeirdo 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Ah... My first kiss was ok. He was my second boyfriend (yes second, never did kiss the first lol) but I don't think there was a spark. The kiss wasn't bad, he knew what he was...
    queediana82 queediana82 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    The day I found out my first love died, I didn't believe it. We were both still in high school, though he wasn't attending anymore, and it just seemed so unreal to me. It took me a...
    MichiganGirl420 MichiganGirl420 18-21, F Mar 25

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    First French Kiss This brings back memories. I was 11 and attending Intermediate when I met him. Grant Nicholson. He was shorter then me but oh so fine! Blonde haired, blue...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F Mar 30

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    Ah, a classic on a list of firsts. The first kiss. My first kiss happened with my second girlfriend. Now she was more experienced than me in relationships and "things" of that...
    Rydil Rydil 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    And it was by no means perfect but I still remember it fondly. It was the summer of sophomore year. Me and a few of my closest friends decided to go to the lake one hot summer...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    So yesterday I was at the mall with R my boyfriend and O my friend, and my boyfriend for a while has been talking about kissing me, but I never knew when it would actually happen...
    JustAnOdinaryTeenageGirl JustAnOdinaryTeenageGirl 13-15, F Mar 24

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    The search I am looking for my first love! It’s been seven years and I can’t find him! I can’t find him on Facebook nor anything I was ten years old when I met him and he...
    JenniferArvayo JenniferArvayo 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I am glad I found this group because I can not tell anyone else this story. 20 years ago when we were 16 my first love and I fell deeply in love. We dated 3 years steady and...
    upsidedownandconfused upsidedownandconfused 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    3.17.14, They say not to waste your first kiss and to save it for someone special or that means a whole lot to me. He meant the world to me at one point and now this all seems like...
    Ayroke Ayroke 13-15 5 days ago

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    That sometimes your first love ends up being the one you didn't realise was your first love at the time and you wasted so much time and opportunity and now you know you will never...
    lilykyra lilykyra 26-30, F Mar 22

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    I think I started young. 9 years old the first time. I can't say who openly. but if you want just let me know. I saw him looking at me, in a funny way. I was sunbathing and he...
    katysback katysback 22-25, F 17 Responses Mar 22

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    Yes, it was a long time ago, she was my first love and when she agreed to go out with me I could hardly believe it. I was about 16, she was beautiful, well dressed, ambitious...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Mar 22

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    My first kiss was... a big mistake. I kissed someone from the same sex and that was my first kiss. That person was in love with me. But I convinced her/him that I was heterosexual...
    1brokenwing 1brokenwing 16-17 1 Response Mar 25

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    Technically, my first two kisses were in the same game of truth-or-dare in a pool when I was 15. Nothing real there. So instead, I am sharing the story of my first real kiss...
    Bellereves Bellereves 18-21, F Mar 29

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    It happened just 5 days before my 24th birthday, and yes I know that it's kind of pathetic that it took me nearly 24 years to get my first kiss, so save your comments. Anyways, it...
    Hatebreeder59 Hatebreeder59 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I wrote a story earlier bout my first love but to refresh your memory or incase your too lazy to read the other one lol i went with my fam to mexico for a week and i saw him and we...
    JenniferArvayo JenniferArvayo 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I first met Brad when I was 11 & he was 13. His family came to vacation during 4th of July at the beach where I lived. After several summers & hundreds of letters (way before the...
    mermaid27 mermaid27 36-40 Apr 3

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    Well I'm sitting here reminiscing on it so I figured I'd write it down to give myself a better memory 😊 (I was 20 you were 28) You were my boss at the time and we had always...
    schliz33 schliz33 18-21, F Apr 4

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    I remember my first kiss, with the girl who is now my girlfriend. Her name is Megan, and we met through mutual friends and we became bestfriends instantly. I became really attached...
    KontGat KontGat 13-15, M 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Well, i had my first kiss when i was 1 or 2. I was in preschool. It was a Mary Poppins preschoolʕ·ᴥ· ʔIt was nice some days. But anyway, it was 'play outside time' and i...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F Apr 8

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    I usually make a pretty decent first impression of myself when meeting guys for the first time. Today was different. I had agreed to hang out with this guy at his college and we...
    diane209 diane209 18-21, F Apr 10

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    Ahh, love at first sight what a crazy, wonderful feeling. I'll join in saying I didn't believe in love at first sight either, until it happened to me over a year ago. So I was...
    pappa94 pappa94 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    here wasn't much to this, except that I kind of wish it worked out differently. It was at camp, we were all 14-18 - I was 14 and he was 16. I admired him from afar, but was too shy...
    borderlinesymmetry borderlinesymmetry 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    My first kiss was so much fun and with the best person. I had my first kiss when I was 22 so I was also overthinking it. I didn't know where to really put my lips. It was not his...
    jlhhlj123 jlhhlj123 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    My First Kiss :) I had my first kiss when I was 5, but it didn`t mean anything. My first meaningful kiss was when I was 13.
    Belieber4Life Belieber4Life 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Even though it was almost 10 months ago, I remember that day so clearly. It was a hot, sunny day in the Valley. I like to dress cute and almost exactly a month before, I had...
    wackywoman wackywoman 26-30 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Strange as it might sound because I’m married with a child but I don’t think I’ve ever truly gotten over my first love. I guess I’m thinking about it more now as I’m not...
    northwestjames northwestjames 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 20

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    My first love was in Middle school. He was very a nice person and we started dated in 6th grade till 7th grade and we broke up after because it didn't work out that he changed a...
    AllyMai AllyMai 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I learned that my first "love" really wasn't my first love at all. Our relationship was a lost cause that ended with heartbreak. I don't blame him for hurting me. I only blame...
    emmerrzz emmerrzz 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22

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