The struggle for self-determination in Hawaiʻi

Today, July 7th marks the 119th anniversary of President William McKinley and the U.S. government’s annexation of Hawaiʻi. When we hear any mention of...

Tupac Amaru II: Condor of fire

As a Peruvian American born and raised in New Jersey, I grew up hearing heroic stories of our Incan roots and our Quechua names....

Dennis Banks: ‘We AIM not to please’

The birth of a radical Native movement Friendships that went back a long time helped me survive the Indian ghettos of St. Paul and Minneapolis....

Budget cuts and the war against Native America

Working-class unity to fight back On the rare occasions that ruling-class politicians, media commentators and academics acknowledge the history of genocide committed against Native Americans,...

When Native people in North Carolina drove out the KKK

Racists defeated in 1958 Battle of Hayes Pond In the 1950s, the movement for civil rights had gained serious momentum, shaking the system of Jim...

The real legacy of Christopher Columbus: slavery and genocide

The second Monday of October is Columbus Day, celebrated as a federal holiday in the U.S. since 1971. This day marks the anniversary of...