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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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    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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    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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    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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    American Indian Movement Anthem

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

    I am an avid reader of many subjects therefore always dipping into different sources. Certain informational magazines I read fairly consistently, as well as online news sources...
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    First day at school :) New school, old neighborhood
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    I went on a first date with this girl. She's 17 while I'm 19 years old. We seemed to have a great time finding out about each other. At one point I asked to hold her hand but I...
    KaiWong KaiWong 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    It all started 3 days ago, Thursday, July 30, 2014. I drove with my mom two hours north of my Minneapolis home to a wedding by the massive Lake Mille Lacs. Technically, the wedding...
    beckm1225 beckm1225 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    hello! im 15 & i just had my first kiss/first make out like all in one lol. so theres this fair that comes in my state for 10 days every summer & its really cool w/ fun rides...
    nikkilicious143 nikkilicious143 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    You also have to reside in the home as your primary residence. If you're going to rent the position out, You'll have to utilize a special sort of bank loan.There's also stamp duty...
    Dremavv Dremavv 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Romanticide. That is my pen name for my books and poems, either that or XxLadyHolicxX, the latter my favorite to use. I gave myself the name Romanticide because I am loved the...
    SisteroftheNight SisteroftheNight 18-21, F Aug 22

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    Having a FICO credit rating score earlier mentioned 720, you probably gained’t see a bonus that has a subsidized first time home consumer loan. After you get beneath 680...
    Meljbr26d Meljbr26d 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    How could anyone not remember their first painful breakup? Mine was in 8th grade with my first boyfriend. We lasted for around 5 months. Since it was my first ever relationship, I...
    KenKitty KenKitty 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I can relate to these stories. I'm glad I found this site because I've only have shared my first love story with just a few people and just bits and pieces of it. It's been 40...
    LoveinthisLife LoveinthisLife 51-55, F 1 day ago

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    By submitting a post, you comply with be certain by Bankrate's terms of use. Make sure you seek advice from Bankrate's privacy plan To find out more about Bankrate's privacy...
    Diana63by Diana63by 31-35, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Historically the final ‘general guideline’ for purchasing a home was that you might borrow about three times your gross domestic profits.This scheme gives nearly $2,00...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    You even have to live in the home as your Principal home. If you're going to lease the place out, You'll have to use a distinct style of mortgage.Don't forget, as outlined by HUD...
    Leonard709 Leonard709 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I do not miss him because I loved him so much. I miss him because he was my friend for the formative years. Plus he's the first person I have ever loved and cared for deeply...
    jaylow13 jaylow13 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    This happened at my 16th birthday party back in early march. I remember how excited I was, turning 16 finally!!! My party was on the Saturday after my birthday, a Friday. I talked...
    Animecrazyluv Animecrazyluv 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I will admit that I am a "patsy". A "patsy", a "sap" and a "sucker". I have in the past been known to say "if I have it and you need it, I'll give it to you because that's just the...
    Lov3intheasylum Lov3intheasylum 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Ok guys yes I know I've posted in this category before but oh well it was my imagination. Anyways I actually had my first kiss on a Wednesday. Lol. Anyways me and my boyfriend were...
    katiebug07127 katiebug07127 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    We've detected that you're currently accessing This great site using an more mature Variation of Web Explorer. We haven't developed this site to assist older versions of Net...
    Diana63by Diana63by 31-35, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Welcome to First Presbyterian Church Plant City, Florida! FPC Plant City is a traditional church of Genuine Souls, seeking God, Bible study, Music, fall festival, Sunday school and...
    fpcpcorg fpcpcorg 70+ Aug 2

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    I remember my first kiss. I had met the man online and we had been talking and 'dating' for a little over a year when he came to visit me. I couldn't drive so my father and...
    roseblossom90 roseblossom90 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    My first kiss was on the borderline between a silly childhood game and a real first kiss...one that had adult emotions behind it, so I have always considered it my first kiss. I...
    KatieInSoCal KatieInSoCal 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    I had breakups before but they were never painful. The first breakup that really hurt me was when I was 14 years old. I remember that we could see each other only every two weeks...
    zyakkui zyakkui 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I was in second or third grade and my friends girlfriend who was two grades above me. I was at the water fountain outside of the computer class and she said "I think your cute...
    Fatskinnyguy Fatskinnyguy 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    The first time I had my period, it was while I was dancing on a ******** pole. First comes love, then comes marri-oops, wrong song, here we go. MY MILKSHAKES BRINGS ALL THE BOYS TO...
    TheTrollinator TheTrollinator 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 7

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    I met my "first love" at the age of fourteen. Let's call him N. He was sixteen at the time. I was head-over-heels in LOVE (or, what I thought was love) with this kid. I gave him my...
    Ferpaderp Ferpaderp 18-21, M Aug 8

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    It's been 4 years but nothing has changed, no, not a bit. We've been together for only a brief time but that was the happiest moment of my life. We both lead very different lives...
    Maricorrr Maricorrr 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    I moved back to my hometown a couple of months ago. I wasn't happy about it but I had to. There was a family get together and it was awkward since I didn't have much to talk about...
    TiffJb TiffJb 22-25, F Aug 12

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    We have been friends for 5 years when i finally tell her my feelings at the end of high school. We began to hang out at my house during the summer. For 5 weeks nothing happen, she...
    Bougalou Bougalou 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 12

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