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Protectors of the children and of the Earth. Project of the @RomeroInstitute. #OurChildrenAreSacred #NoDAPL #NoMorePipelines #MMIW
15 Feb 19
Let's talk about "national emergencies."
There are THOUSANDS of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in this country. Sisters, daughters, mothers, human beings that disappear without a trace. Where is the declaration over that crisis? #MMIW #MMIWG #MMIR
In a country determined to place nationalism at the forefront of domestic and foreign policy, we have a shocking number of homeless veterans. In states like Arizona, the number of #veteran suicides is 90.4 per 100,000. kdminer.com/news/2019/feb/…
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11 Oct 18
#VoterSuppression
Say you live on #StandingRock on the ND side. You have kids, a job, you're a busy, functional, modern day Native American — but where you live doesn't have a street address, & you've never needed one as you have PO box.

Now, North Dakota says you can't vote.
But surely, you think, there's a way around it, right? There is. You first have to call your district's coordinator (but remember, not all districts are the same). You may have to call around. You finally get ahold of someone. You describe, in detail, where your house is.
The coordinator assigns you an address that you can use on your voter registration. But they need to give you a confirmation letter for the address (we don't know if they mail it or give it to you right away, that is unclear). You then can use the address on your documents.
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29 Jun 18
.@Nestle Doesn't Deserve Your Hard-Earned Money: a thread
They have been offered a 3 year permit to continue pumping water out of the #SanBernardino National Forest—one of the worst drought regions in the world. In 2016, Nestle took 32 million gallons of water from wells and tunnels in the forest. latimes.com/business/la-fi…
.@Nestle—who continues to market itself as "sustainable"—has failed to submit its report on the "sustainability" of the #conflictpalmoil they use in their products. reuters.com/article/us-nes…
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