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Native American History and Spirituality

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Dialectica Radio - Show Twelve: Native American History and Spirituality

This week on Dialectica: Ed McGaa (aka Eagle Man) answers questions from his son and LBJ student Kyle McGaa about the history and spirituality of the Oglala Lakota tribe of the Sioux. Mr. McGaa is a prolific author (including Nature’s Way: Native Wisdom For Living In Balance With the Earth, now in its 41st printing with HarperCollins) and has been a renown environmental and religious freedom activist since the early 1970’s.

Radio Free First Nations-05.01.2010

Summary: This afternoon US Army helicopters of the US Seventh Cavalry air division attepted to land their Blackhawk aircraft on Lakota Sacred Burial grounds in Wounded Knee, South Dakota. According to reports from Indigenous Rights Movement Radio host Wanbli, Lakota resident Theresa TwoBulls was given less than 24 hrs notice that three US Army 7th Cavalry helicopters would make a landing on the sacred burial grounds at Wounded Knee. As of this writing, the US military was confronted with angry but peaceful and steadfast community resistance as the Aboriginal peoples of the region have so far, according to reports from Lakota people on the ground, managed to prevent the aircraft from touching Indigenous ground.