Blog posts December 2020

Not all Native Americans celebrate Thanksgiving.

The first National Day of Mourning was held on Thanksgiving in 1970. One of the original goals of the National Day of Mourning was to find a connection and peace between Natives and non-Natives. The original speech of Frank "Gray Hawk" James, one-time leader of the Wampanoag Tribe, ended on a …

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Human Rights and VAWA

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted on December 10, 1948. Annually we celebrate this important ‘Human Rights Day’. 

“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home -- so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world.…

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