Video Update on Lakota Blockade of Keystone XL

Members of the Lakota Oyate state their case for blockading the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline in this powerful video clip from Native Impact, March 5, 2012. A 92-year old Native Grandmother from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota speaks for the land from her heart.

3 Responses to Video Update on Lakota Blockade of Keystone XL

  1. Travis Henry says:

    Can’t you hear the voice of the Lakota National Soul in the 92-year old grandmother?

    I think that the situation that the Lakota Nation is in will not be resolved until the Uniform States are overthrown and replaced by the Threefold Republic, where instead of a single National Government, there are three sovereign sectors for Economic, Political, and Cultural affairs.

    The Lakota People, and all the Original Peoples, will achieve Cultural independence, with their own Olympic teams, and membership in UNESCO alongside the statal nations such as France and Switzerland.

    I offer illustrations of this Threefold Idea as it will relate to the indigenous nations in North America here:

    https://sites.google.com/site/threefoldnow/tecumseh-s-vision

    In particular, here is a picture of the Dakota-Lakota-Nakota Country following the Separation of Nation and State, with their entire Ancestral Territory being internationally recognized as the Cultural Service Area of the sovereign non-profit, non-governmental Oceti Sakowin cultural organization:

    https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/29ZACK8nhEnzhY14_NjetXD4mFrY0rBiV0lJrmYZ5jk?feat=directlink

    Please feel free to share this with others, and if you have any suggestions for improvement, clarification, or revolutionary collaboration, I’d be glad to hear from you.

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  2. Tammy says:

    This is a conflict that I’ve never even heard of before. I loved the grandmother saying, “i’m a generation builder on a nation”.

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  3. Travis Henry says:

    When I say overthrow, I mean peaceful, but vigorous (r)evolution in the lifetime of this very generation.

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