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Articles by Nick Estes
By Nick EstesFor the last 70 years, Israel has denied Palestinians their fundamental human rights and continues to refuse to comply with international law.
By Nick EstesLittle has been written about the historical relationship between the movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline and the longer histories.
By Nick EstesOn October 13, 2014, University of New Mexico (UNM) Native students led a campus demonstration demanding the abolition of the university's racist seal and the recognition of "Indigenous Peoples Day of Resistance and Resilience" instead of the nationally celebrated Columbus Day. On March 4, 2015, the Associated Students UNM,...
By Nick EstesA crowd of more than 350 gathered Saturday in front of the police station in Winslow, Arizona for a vigil to remember murdered Loreal Tsingine.
By Nick EstesLike a broken pipeline spilling sickness across the prairie, South Dakota lawmakers often pump out hateful legislation that marginalizes our most vulnerable citizens, including transgender youth.Gov. Dennis Daugaard recently vetoed a proposed bill that would have banned youth from using public school bathrooms, showers, and locker rooms that correspond...
By Nick EstesOn October 7, the Albuquerque City Council declared the celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday of October.
By Nick EstesThe violent murder and horrific dismemberment of Dwayne Beauty on Yavapai-Apache Nation land by a non-Indian has left his family searching for justice.
By Nick EstesThe planned Rainbow Family of Living Light gathering (herein Rainbow) in He Sapa, the Black Hills, has caused serious tensions within the Oceti Sakowin. Many of us see the Rainbow gathering as engaging in cultural exploitation, and some of their activities as desecrating our holiest site by appropriating practicing...
By Nick EstesAlbuquerque is a land of violence. Colonization and histories of brutality reverberate well into the present, especially against the indigenous.