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Shifting the Ritual of Thanksgiving, One Child at a Time

 by Susan Raffo (originally published at The Bilerico Project)

Growing up, it was one of the holidays where we gathered together at my great-grandmother's house. Piles of aunts and uncles, cousins and people whose names I could never remember showed up with plates piled high with food. Turkey and dressing. Green beans and candied yams. That red jelly in a can that was supposed to be made of cranberries. Black olives. Pumpkin pie. Apple pie. And then cold turkey sandwiches later in the day.

Venezuela: Terror in Perija

* The following article was originally published on Jan. 30 2009 in El Mundo, a Caracas daily. Written by a member of the editorial collective of El Libertario www.nodo50.org/ellibertario , it calls attention to what we fear is a bloody attack against these original inhabitants of the western part of the country.

Lakota Sioux Indians Declare Sovereign Nation Status

Freedom! Lakota Sioux Indians Declare Sovereign Nation Status
Threaten Land Liens, Contested Real Estate Over Five State
Area in U.S.West Dakota Territory Reverts back to Lakota Control
According toU.S., International Law

WASHINGTON, DC - December 20 - Lakota Sioux Indian
representatives
declared sovereign nation status today in Washington D.C.
following

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