Russell Means

Russell Means died in 2012

Political action at Alcatraz; in 1964 Russell Means and his father Walter Means and three other men traveled to the island to claim the closed prison site under the terms of the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie, which allowed Indians to claim surplus federal lands and property.

American Indians are influencing who we are today.

The Iroquois Confederacy, founded by the Great Peacemaker in 1142, is the oldest living participatory democracy on earth.

In 1988, the U.S. Senate paid tribute with a resolution that said, “The confederation of the original 13 colonies into one republic was influenced by the political system developed by the Iroquois Confederacy, as were many of the democratic principles which were incorporated into the constitution itself.”

These videos are popular on far right wing web sites but much of the story line has universal relevance.

Certainly a lot of it resonates with my experience.

Who knows what is the best path forward except for trying to keep an open mind and to continue learning.

38 Minute Info Wars version

1 hour 35 minute Prison Planet version

Kaaknu The Volvon artist: John Finger

The 10,000 year old Volvon Tribe was completely extirpated from Mount Diablo by 1806. And yet, their presence persists.