Under Pressure, S.D. Gov. Noem Delays Social Studies Standards That Erase Native History
Via: 1stwarrior • Anishinaabe - The First People • 2 Comments • 4 hours ago
Facing bipartisan pressure and calls for her resignation by the South Dakota Education Equity Coalition, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem told the state Department of Education to postpone controversial changes to its social studies standards for up to one year to allow for more public input....
Democrats Tuck Female Draft Into Defense Bill
Via: 1stwarrior • News & Politics • 12 Comments • 3 Likes • 3 weeks ago
“Republican bids to eliminate critical race theory, protect all-male draft shot down in late-night debate”
The Pentagon will have to start drafting women in order to receive funding after House Democrats amended the defense budget. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D., Pa.) put forward a measure on Wednesday to require all women over the age of 18 to register for selective service. Houlahan said her...
New evidence supports idea that America's first civilization was made up of 'sophisticated' engineers
Via: 1stwarrior • News & Politics • 2 Comments • 3 weeks ago
The Native Americans who occupied the area known as Poverty Point in northern Louisiana more than 3,000 years ago long have been believed to be simple hunters and gatherers. But new Washington University in St. Louis archaeological findings paint a drastically different picture of America's...
My fallen Marines will always be my heroes: Opinion
Via: 1stwarrior • News & Politics • 2 Comments • 2 Likes • 3 weeks ago
“"There is no greater honor for a Marine than to be called on to save Americans."”
On Aug. 26, at around 5:30 p.m. ET, Ghost Company was rushing to save as many people as possible at the Abbey Gate of the Kabul airport before we were required to cease processing evacuees. We were supposed to have stopped an hour earlier, but we decided to keep working in the hopes of finding...
Supreme Court denies Biden administration efforts to end 'Remain in Mexico' policy
Via: 1stwarrior • News & Politics • 9 Comments • 3 Likes • 4 weeks ago
“The program had previously left tens of thousands of Central American migrants waiting in tent cities where they were often subjected to violent...”
The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied the Biden administration’s request to pause the implementation of a Trump-era immigration policy. The Justice Department asked the court late last week to delay reinstatement of the policy, known as “Remain in Mexico,” arguing in its brief that the policy had...
The Proclamations Used To Incite The Sand Creek Massacre Have Been Officially Rescinded, 157 Years Later
Via: 1stwarrior • News & Politics • 1 Comments • 3 Likes • one month ago
For over 150 years, official language used to start the Sand Creek Massacre was never officially revoked even after Colorado achieved statehood. That ended Tuesday when the proclamations were officially rescinded at the Colorado state Capitol in an announcement that included Indigenous tribal...
July was busiest month for illegal border crossings in 21 years, CBP data shows
Via: 1stwarrior • News & Politics • 15 Comments • one month ago
The number of migrants detained along the Mexico border crossed a new threshold last month, exceeding 200,000 for the first time in 21 years, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection enforcement data released Thursday. Among the 212,672 migrants taken into U.S. custody in July were...
Push to Return 116,000 Native American Remains Is Long-Awaited
Via: 1stwarrior • News & Politics • 3 Comments • 1 Like • 2 months ago
“Changes to U.S. regulations would seek to eliminate red tape that has delayed the return of burial remains and sacred objects held by museums and...”
The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan held a reburial ceremony for the remains of ancestors that were returned to them in 2014 by the University of Michigan. In 1990, when Congress passed a law that set criteria under which federally recognized Native American tribes...
Senate Democrats propose requiring women to register for military draft
Via: 1stwarrior • News & Politics • 37 Comments • 3 Likes • 2 months ago
“Senate Armed Services Chair Jack Reed has proposed changing draft registration requirements to include all Americans.”
Senate Democrats are proposing a sweeping rewrite of the military draft laws aimed at requiring women to register for the Selective Service System, according to a draft authored by Senate Armed Services Chair Jack Reed and obtained by POLITICO. The changes to Selective Service could...
A blaring siren’ for Democrats after ruling halts DACA
Via: 1stwarrior • News & Politics • 7 Comments • 1 Like • 2 months ago
Immigrants and advocates are urging Democrats and President Joe Biden to quickly act on legislation to protect young immigrants after a federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled illegal an Obama-era program that prevents the deportation of thousands of them brought into the U.S. as children....