"The struggle for Indigenous sovereignty and immigrant rights"
Submitted by admin on Wed, 11/22/2006 - 06:48
Just for fun, let's check in with those who are just slightly to the left of the New York Times:
A multinational crowd packed the Boston Workers World office on Nov. 18 for a meeting on the struggle for Indigenous sovereignty and human rights. This important meeting was held at a crucial time, less than a week before the 37th National Day of Mourning in Plymouth [Thanksgiving] and only two weeks before the Boston Rosa Parks Human Rights Day rally and march on Dec. 1.
The featured speaker was Mahtowin Munro, co-leader of United American Indians of New England (UAINE). Denouncing the racist vigilante Minutemen as well as the proposed wall of death along the border with Mexico, Mahtowin gave a detailed overview of the history of immigration in North America, starting with the first and only truly illegal immigrants—the Europeans who started their invasion in 1492...