Indigenous Resistance

Indigenous Values, Traditions and Circles through the Spirit of Homefulness

‘It’s getting really wet, now’ I thought, wincing with every footstep from a screw in my ankle. ‘Soon, it’ll be coming down too hard to move this library.’ My shoulders aching from moving shelves, books, and boxes from Uncle Al’s and Mama Dee’s Living (Really) Public Library. I know however that Mama Dee sits there, watching me from the corner in her altar, occasionally giving me thoughts to keep moving forward. The spirit I feel in there is heavy.

Shutting Down White Terror/Racism in Ohlone /Lisjan Land (San Francisco/Berkeley)

(Photo Credit: PoorNewsNetwork)

Day 1 (Yelamu) San Francisco

"This is an order to evacuate…” The mechanical PoLice voice rang out - sailing through the morning air, through the medicine of the Danzantes drum, above the heads of a thousand bodies, colors, cultures and souls in resistance to hate, white supremacy,racism,violence and white terrorist threats descending on this occupied indigenous territory.

Frisco Resistance To Hate

Sat, 08/26/2017 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Last night we, Frisco Resistance, in a truly rare meeting of diverse community minds and amor, finalized our plan for our march against hate and white supremacy, which will be this Saturday at 

The Razor Wire Plantations & Penal Abolition -Report back and Reflections from a Poverty Skola on ICOPA 17

We walk back and forth in a jail-cel everyday -its called your doorways
tent cities
Bus benches
and Metal chairs in the emergency room
waiting to be seen…
excerpt from the PoorHouse to the JailHouse by tiny

“Prison abolition is different than penal abolition- we don’t just want to get rid of the structures- we want to get rid of the whole system that functions to destroy people, said Ashanti Alston, Black Panther and penal abolitionist.

Movmiento Sin Teirra: Oppressed Peoples Herstory Final

The landless people's movement is located in Brazil the idea of the project is to grow their own food instead of killing off their people and also to get the farmers back their land so they can have collective living and live in harmony.

MOVE Africa: Oppressed Peoples Herstory Final

Just to start off, Philadelphia is one of the most racist states in the U.S now. Imagine how racist it was in the middle of the Civil Rights movement.

Shack Dwellers Movement in South Africa: Oppressed People Herstory Final

UN-Habitat, The UN’s human settlements program, states that the number of people living in slum conditions is now estimated at 863 million, which was only a couple hundred million less in the 1990’s.


Homeless to Yale

Homeless to Yale


And Then Back Again.

On purpose.

By Choice.

Because it Makes More Sense.



Read one woman’s story of why we all should be paying attention to Lisa Tiny Gray-Garcia and POOR Magazine.


Valerie Klokow

May 12, 2017



   I used to think that the worst thing


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