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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I wish the title of this group didn't include the word 'sorry' because I'm not sorry. Of course I have met a small number of them who are good, interesting, intelligent people but...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    I am firm in my belief that we as a Nation must return to being Governed with a policy of : We are Americans FIRST , NOT Citizens of the World , and should act according to OUR...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M a week ago

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    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...
    Ameliorate Ameliorate 26-30, M Aug 29

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    My first painful breakup was so traumatizing it happened when I was 16... I'm 20 years old & it still bothers me today. Or maybe I'm just weak lol... I lost it to my boyfriend...
    stylerashtin stylerashtin 18-21, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I was married for 8 years to my first husband and it was a rocky marriage from day 1 I feel looking back now. My ex husband was always a flirt especially with the younger women and...
    galaxy3 galaxy3 36-40, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Love at First Sight A Strange Love Story, but True (Part 1) As unbelievable as this sounds, all my experiences are true. As a young boy, I believed in things just like anyone...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M 9 hrs ago

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    I think I have always believed that I am not a complete person, that my life is about making up for that, becoming 'better'. Life has seemed to me to be the task of becoming a...
    Angiethebrave Angiethebrave 31-35, F 11 hrs ago

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    Love at First Sight A Strange Love Story, but True (Part 2) As unbelievable as this sounds, all my experiences are true. After asking several students in my math class if I was...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M 6 hrs ago

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    Love at First Sight A Strange Love Story, but True (Part 3) As unbelievable as this sounds, all my experiences are true. At this time, I was standing alone in the dining room...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M 5 hrs ago

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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 Response Sep 1

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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 3 Responses Aug 27

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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 Aug 30

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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 Sep 1

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    I remember my first kiss. I was 14 and at my first school dance with my first girlfriend. I did not even know there was a French kiss. Yes I was naive, We were slow dancing when...
    mudguppy mudguppy 46-50, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    No less than one of many applicants must utilize the home as their Key position of residence for six constant months inside of twelve months on the settlement of the acquisition or...
    Tysonlk318 Tysonlk318 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    My first job ever. The place I work at currently is Dairy Queen. I'm posting an experience here to sort of vent about my frustrations at the moment. A job is a job and it's not...
    Shoobdo12 Shoobdo12 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I was alone that day got bored at home I was watching from window on road one girl was walking I saw her in salwar she was so feminine there was no one on road suddenly she makes...
    sronal sronal 22-25, F Sep 9

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    Regarding Ep.. this is not me judging as i am not like that... but sadly its true... please read on!Personally when i message someone here i am always trying to make a good...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I am quite sure majority of us remember our first kiss. Yeah i do too, for me it was when i was 17...and it was in the month of april since i had my exams going on back then. It...
    alizehasif alizehasif 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    we used to meet up at our college and just sit under a tree and just hang out. Later one day we walked to the bus stop holding hands, his bus arrived first but he stayed and waited...
    ElenaV ElenaV 22-25, F Aug 18

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    My first ketchup bottle.. She was so beautiful, red and with a mysterious flavor.. I miss her so much.. My mom threw her out of the window because she didn't liked me "talking to a...
    ketchuplover24 ketchuplover24 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    So, it's been 3 months since my boyfriend broke up with me. We were together for almost a year. He is two years younger than me. He broke up with me over text. I remember calling...
    Mitsuko15 Mitsuko15 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 20

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