Vol.3, No.3: Fall 1992
He who holds the pen controls history.
How else can we explain the white-washed versions of what passes as truth in this country? From the historical lies taught to schoolchildren to the false images projected by mainstream media to the tomahawk-chopping stereotypes absorbed and perpetuated by the masses, the truth about Native peoples and our history has been colorblind and culture-blind for far too long.
After years of repressive struggles, we are finally seeing the voices of Native peoples emerge to shed much needed light on the dark past of
The journeys of Native people through the last 500 years have been painful and much has been lost since the invasions. Whole nations of our relations were wiped out in the holocaust with no survivors to carry on their distinct cultures. The list of nations lost that appears in this issue was researched by the Morning Star Foundation with the acknowledgement that it is only a partial list of those no longer with us, except in spirit.
We remember and mourn for them in 1992, and we learn from them as well.
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1 Lost in America
by Paul Smith
1 Discovering Columbus: Re-reading the Past
by Bill Bigelow
3 We Are Still Here: The 500 Years Celebration
by Winona LaDuke
4 Our Visions -- The Next 500 Years
5 Native Lands 1492-1 992
6 Stuck Holding the Nation's Nuclear Waste
by Valerie Taliman
7 Status of MRS Grants
8 Oklahoma Tribal Response to MRS
by Grace Thorpe
9 No Nuclear Waste on Indian Lands, an IEN Resolution
10 The Western Shoshone: Following Earth Mother's Instructions
by Joe Sanchez
12 Declaration of Quito
13 The Off-Again, On-Again Garbage Dump
by Marina Orfega
14 Partial listing of those Native Nations that did not survive the invasion, 1492-1992
16 Struggles Unite Native Peoples: An Interview with Chief Tayac
by Phil Tajitsu Nash
18 Healing Global Wounds
by Valerie Taliman