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I The First Americans

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    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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    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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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Aug 22, 2012

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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 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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    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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    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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    American Indian Movement Anthem

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

    I have always been mesmerized by Native Americans.. Their culture, their wisdon, everything!! haha I always kinda figured I'd end up marrying a native american girl :)
    Tripp93 Tripp93 18-21, M 5 Responses May 8

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    Willfully ignorant mean-spirited Americans are going to enjoy getting auto-immune disorders. "As further evidence of this, long dsRNAs are now used in medicine to cause autoimmune...
    wombat456 wombat456 41-45, M 1 Response May 18

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    Here it is... The story of me and my first love. Currently, I am so confused about where to share my feelings and I want to thank this site for letting me release my emotions...
    ApplePamilar ApplePamilar 18-21, F 1 Response May 5

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    I had my first boyfriend at 13 and I fell deeply in love with him, but my family moved across country and we couldn't see each other anymore. We kept in contact through High School...
    Sparklynina Sparklynina 36-40, F 1 Response May 8

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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 Apr 28

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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 May 1

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    So Friday night, and I'm going out with my friends and I had just planned it to be us and then my friend invites this guy that she's trying to set me up with which I wasn't too...
    yungrochelle yungrochelle 18-21, F 1 Response May 16

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    I have been reunited with my first love.... We met in Job Corps in the early 90. At the time I had a boyfriend. But he was always around making me laugh. Till one day he ask me to...
    alwayshisbaby73 alwayshisbaby73 41-45, F 2 Responses May 18

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    The first feeling you felt that could not be identified, what was not logical made the perfect sense right then. We tend to compare all of our experiences to the first love and...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have been telling my friends and family this for years! It's super important to love yourself. If you can't love yourself how can someone else? I see that tweet point I just made...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F 1 day ago

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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 Apr 29

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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 1 Response May 1

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    Most people don't, right? Awkward. Trying too hard to be interesting maybe. To me it's like everything is possible. I could spend the evening with the most amazing person ever and...
    LemonadeGrin LemonadeGrin 41-45, M 5 Responses May 1

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    My very first crush was when I was in preschool! I never thought I would see him again after preschool cause we never went to the same elementary school, but we went to the same...
    gospelsinger03 gospelsinger03 18-21, F May 1

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    I miss my girl friend with whom I fall in love at first sight ..first time I saw her when I went to see my friend and she opened the door and then I was mesmerized by her beauty...
    xRohit xRohit 31-35, M May 5

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    It was summer gap when I had completed my board exams for school...and enjoying my holidays...my dad is a surgery specialist....so obviously watching him I too wanted to become a...
    shiwangee shiwangee 18-21, F May 6

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    😂 I hate it... But nobody seems to text me first. I like talking to these said people so I will text them. But Grace, you always text me first! Your cool! :3
    3st3ll3 3st3ll3 13-15, F 3 Responses May 8

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    My first true love was my ex fiancé, RD. He was the first guy I got to have a real relationship with and we talked about so much and got to know each other so well while he was...
    Rhisk89 Rhisk89 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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    A while ago when I was 21. I was convinced to share this as I did not join EP for anything sexual but as she intelligently added, it's a part of EP and our lives, why not share it...
    Golfknar Golfknar 36-40, M 1 Response May 9

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    I have a wonderful husband, amazing children and a semi charmed life yet I always wonder what could have been. This first love of mine, we were ripped part because his family moved...
    rowtohoe rowtohoe 41-45, F 1 Response May 10

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    Who else had a 'worth the wait' kinde of first kiss? I was 19 when i first let any guy touch my lips.
    wandereris wandereris 18-21 1 Response May 11

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    I'm 22. My first love was when I was 18. I am currently with a man who would do anything in his power to make me happy. What's the problem, you ask? Well, I sometimes start missing...
    axclowngirl axclowngirl 22-25, F 1 Response May 16

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    It was with Chandler. He is my boyfriend. We had been on a date. (My first but not his first. ) We were at the beach and it was pretty late. We were sitting on a rock and he turned...
    RecklessMistake RecklessMistake 13-15, M 1 Response May 19

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