This Week's Program: Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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Basem Khader - former economist with the United Nations updates us on the situation at the Egypt/Gaza border. Website: electronicintifada.net
Phillip Whiteman Jr. and Lynette Two Bulls have organized the Northern Cheyenne's Fort Robinson Outbreak Spiritual Run - about 100 tribal members - most of them grade-schoolers - run 400 miles every year since 1996 from Fort Robinson, Neb., to Busby, Montana. Website:
YellowBirdinc.org

Silvia Burley is the Chairperson of the California Valley Miwok Tribe at californiavalleymiwoktribe.us or contact 209.931.4567 prepare to lock themselves inside their Tribal Headquarters in Stockton, CA. on Jan. 15th, when the Sheriff is coming to forcibly evict them from their land because of foreclosure.
The Miwok called for a 2-day protest and speak-out gathering at the Bureau of Indian Affairs recently on January 6th and 7th. The BIA was targeted because they have been withholding funds that the Miwok need in order to pay for their land. In question is 1 1/2 acres, purchased after US Congress passed the "Termination Act of 1953" - terminating 0.92 Percent of an acre.