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Meet RPM Contributor Kahsto’sera’a Paulette Moore

Kahsto'sera'a Paulette Moore is an Artist/Filmmaker in Residence at Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin. Moore is Kanien'keháka (Mohawk) of mixed Native and British heritage and an enrolled member of Six Nations of the Grand River territory in Ontario, Canada. Moore spent two decades based in Washington DC working as a…
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To Wisconsin with Love: Offerings on water, land, and culture

This film is a cautionary story about communities under siege from extractive industry. Using the history of mining and the recent Elk River contamination in West Virginia as a reference, the film looks at the developing story of a proposed mine in the Penokee Hills of Wisconsin. The site is…
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WGO 13 – Craig Blacksmith’s hunger strike against the Indian Act

Craig Blacksmith of the Dakota Nation joins us on the podcast to tell us about his hunger strike against the Indian Act. Craig is striking due to the Apartheid nature of the Indian Act which dehumanizes and oppresses Indigenous people. He spoke with us over the phone on Friday, June…
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Good “Indians”

Let’s be honest. Most people have no idea who Philip Sheridan is – or care. The infamous quote, “The only good Indian is a dead Indian” is attributed to him. Whether Sheridan really said it or not is like him – of little consequence. However, the quote is as entrenched…
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