Because they are Wasting the Lands! Colonization of Federal Lands by the Malheur Militants

The situation on the Malheur Reservation is very reminiscent of what happened to the tribes in the 19th century, when thousands of acres of Indian reservation lands were taken from the reservations and allotted to Americans seeking their piece of land, with the promises of opportunity. This notion maybe connected with that of Manifest Destiny, … More Because they are Wasting the Lands! Colonization of Federal Lands by the Malheur Militants

Privilege of the Malheur Militants

On this past week’s Friday news round-up on Think Outloud there was a discussion about the issues brought up up by the militia in eastern Oregon, on the Malheur refuge. It was a good debate from people on the periphery of the event. The guests essentially were saying that the militia have some valid points … More Privilege of the Malheur Militants

Desicratin’ the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

  There is a noted light-handed treatment of the militants on the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, by local and federal law enforcement. As mentioned in innumerable articles on the Internet and in national media, they are breaking innumerable federal laws. Ironically, if ANY OTHER ETHNIC OR CULTURAL GROUP were to undertake a similar action, we … More Desicratin’ the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

10,000+ Years of Paiute Homelands

The New York Times is weighing in with an editorial and they suggest that the militia is misreading history. Yet in the article there is not one mention of the fact that this is Paiute Land for over 10,000 years!  What does it take to get the media to tell the full and accurate history … More 10,000+ Years of Paiute Homelands

A True History of the Malheur Region

After listening to the Think Out Loud radio interview this morning I had a few thoughts. The interviewee, a member of the militant militia that have taken over a wildlife refuge suggested that the federal government had not bought the land from the state so it has no rights to the land. The militant suggested … More A True History of the Malheur Region