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Florida Indigenous activist sets out on mission to heal men of his home Lakota tribe

The spirit of the Lakota tribe came to St. Petersburg this Saturday as members of Florida Indigenous Rights and Environmental Equality raised funds and awareness for a project to bring healing back home. The Common...

Florida Indigenous activists protest massacres of native children at Christian schools in Canada

Indigenous rights activists gathered in St. Petersburg this weekend to demand action from the Catholic Church following the discovery of more than 1,000 graves filled with native children. The children were killed at schools in...

Santorum is still on CNN after ‘racist’ Native American remarks, Florida Indigenous group says his time is up

More than a week after saying “there was nothing here” when European settlers came to America, CNN analyst and former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum attempted to walk back his comments in a Monday appearance on...

Indigenous activists call for removal of Tampa Columbus statue, change of holiday name

A group of Indigenous rights activists marched through Tampa Sunday, calling for the removal of a Christopher Columbus statue from a city park. The call comes as cities and states around the country have begun...

Human rights activist speaks out against Columbian paramilitary training in the US

On Midpoint Wednesday, Host Rob Lorei speaks with Deborah Barros Fince, a Columbian Attorney, artist and human rights advocate for the Wayuu , an indigenous ethnic group in Columbia and Venezeula. In 2004, Fince witnessed a massacre...

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