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Blackwolf said:

I think you need to read this , Val...

And understand those same people have not only discriminated
against blacks , but Native Americans in Portland , long before the
reported 1800's , when they were first recorded...

You may know of ***modern*** groups , but you
apparently do not know Oregon's history...

Best to you...check out the article

https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/07/racist-history-portland/492035/


Ok listen, nowhere did I claim to be in support of these groups.
Or any groups that claim white purity

I have lived in Portland, Albany, and Beaverton a total of 5 years
I know the ins and outs of the Three Sisters Area and have friends in Eugene and Medford
My Russian aquaintences are white collar syndicate they are not skinheads or anything like the others

I know the history of racism in Oregon and of the day the Natives ran them out

I am not ignorant of the goings on in the Pacific Northwest
I shouldn't have said anything if I had known you would have become so defensive I would not have said anything

My beef was with your response to Ahavati's post on the success of the Indigenous in the NorthWest
This thread was created to celebrate all indigenous triumphantly
Which is exactly what her post did
Your rebuttal started with a hearty Yahoo then went on to speak negativity into the story followed by a hopeful high five

I would rather not speak life into the negativity
Words are powerful to give racism any mention within the positivity is breathing life into their thoughts

I would like to start over and will be removing my posts after you read this
I want this thread to be specific

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"I know the history of racism in Oregon and of the day the Natives ran them out"

Still racist , Val...

Do as you will , I am not backing down...

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Co-authors and siblings, Keith Egawa, left, and Chenoa Egawa. PHOTO FROM NORTH ATLANTIC BOOKS

Native Family Values: Writing “The Whale Child”

Once upon a time, a child is born into love, beauty, and balance. But an existential threat looms, and the child has to go out into the world to meet it. Along the way, the child is transformed, and in some ways, the world changes, too.

That’s the basic story arc of The Whale Child (North Atlantic Books, 2020), a children’s book by brother-and-sister team Keith and Chenoa Egawa. It’s a universal structure, comforting and familiar in its timelessness. But in other ways, this illustrated book for 7-12 year olds is something new. In drawing from their Lummi and S’Klallam background, the Egawas bring a Native perspective that is relatively new to inclusion in children’s book publishing. And the story they tell, about the threat to Earth from pollution and global warming, is the most urgent issue of our time.

[ . . . ]

https://www.yesmagazine.org/environment/2020/12/23/native-family-values-whale-child/?fbclid=IwAR1yD10fksYxNODb9hY7xK2vZJYPZXfio4iqmWk05IS7VJAbHvUIKBUE8aU

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Navajo designer aims to spark revolution in shoe industry

Dewayne Dale hopes to change the way people view footwear


https://www.daily-times.com/story/news/local/navajo-nation/2021/01/02/new-trail-shoe-designed-dewayne-dale-due-release-march-navajo/4108510001/

They're gorgeous! I want to pre order!

Take back the moccasin!

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Ahavati said:Navajo designer aims to spark revolution in shoe industry

Dewayne Dale hopes to change the way people view footwear


https://www.daily-times.com/story/news/local/navajo-nation/2021/01/02/new-trail-shoe-designed-dewayne-dale-due-release-march-navajo/4108510001/

They're gorgeous! I want to pre order!

Take back the moccasin!


He is Navajo of the Red Running into Water Clan, born for the Water's Edge Clan.

He should have named the shoes Water Moccasins!

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I know why they / he chose to offer...

Yet I wish they offered Black totally , including slide...

Just my color...

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This 13-Year-Old Indigenous Girl Has Been Nominated for a Global Peace Prize

Peltier has been recognized internationally for her work. In 2015, she was invited to the Children's Climate Conference in Sweden.

Autumn Peltier already has years of advocacy behind her. She’s met the prime minister, she’s attended the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly and she’s marched on the highway in the name of water protection. At just 13 years old, Peltier is now a nominee for the International Children’s Peace Prize.

The 151 nominees for the International Children’s Peace Prize were recently announced and the only Canadian candidate is this Anishinaabe teen from Wikwemikong First Nation.

Peltier has been advocating for clean drinking water since she was about 8 years old and is already considered a water protector — just like her aunt Josephine Mandamin, who received the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation in 2016.

Launched in 2005, the International Children's Peace Prize is awarded to a child who has worked to improve children’s lives around the world.

The point of the conference was gather children from 32 countries to draft their demands to the leaders of the world. The communique was then delivered to the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.

http://www.whitewolfpack.com/2017/10/this-13-year-old-indigenous-girl-has.html?fbclid=IwAR2Kjsrn4Vx0_SW08sAGUTLfVC3UuXDEw-k7RHx08LOUl86wNVL40kR0Tl8

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Ahavati said:This 13-Year-Old Indigenous Girl Has Been Nominated for a Global Peace Prize

Peltier has been recognized internationally for her work. In 2015, she was invited to the Children's Climate Conference in Sweden.

Autumn Peltier already has years of advocacy behind her. She’s met the prime minister, she’s attended the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly and she’s marched on the highway in the name of water protection. At just 13 years old, Peltier is now a nominee for the International Children’s Peace Prize.

The 151 nominees for the International Children’s Peace Prize were recently announced and the only Canadian candidate is this Anishinaabe teen from Wikwemikong First Nation.

Peltier has been advocating for clean drinking water since she was about 8 years old and is already considered a water protector — just like her aunt Josephine Mandamin, who received the Lieutenant Governor's Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation in 2016.

Launched in 2005, the International Children's Peace Prize is awarded to a child who has worked to improve children’s lives around the world.

The point of the conference was gather children from 32 countries to draft their demands to the leaders of the world. The communique was then delivered to the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.

http://www.whitewolfpack.com/2017/10/this-13-year-old-indigenous-girl-has.html?fbclid=IwAR2Kjsrn4Vx0_SW08sAGUTLfVC3UuXDEw-k7RHx08LOUl86wNVL40kR0Tl8


My spirit jumped clean out of my skin when I read this
I am filled with joy
Thank you Ahavati

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