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Native American Activist Arrested for Traffic Fine, Dies in Jail 1 Day After Sandra Bland

Unlike the Bland case, this incident got virtually no media coverage. Philadelphia, MS — On July 9th, Rexdale W. Henry, 53, was arrested for failure to pay a traffic fine. Five days later, on July 14, Henry would be found dead in a Neshoba County, Mississippi jail cell. Show More Summary

Native American Activist Died in Jail a Day After Sandra Bland 

The family and friends of Rexdale Henry, a Native American activist, are comparing his mysterious in-custody death in Mississippi to that of Sandra Bland, the black woman who died in a Texas jail, the Jackson Free Press reports.

‘Quit faking': Police ignored Native American woman’s pleas for help before she died in jail

23 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The deaths in police custody of women like Sandra Bland and Rekia Boyd have drawn national attention to the potentially lethal threats posed to women of color by racist police. On Tuesday, Indian Country Today reporter Sarah Sunshine Manning wrote about the July 6 death of a 24-year-old Lakota...

Native American Civil Rights Activist Dies Mysteriously In Police Custody

Originally published on MintPress News.  NESHOBA COUNTY, Mississippi — Rexdale W. Henry, a Choctaw activist, died in Mississippi’s Neshoba County Jail earlier this month under circumstances that remain mysterious. Coming just one day after the alleged suicide of black civil rights activist Sandra Bland in Texas, questions are being raised about how an apparently healthy...

Day Around The Bay: Native American Tribes Band Together With Forest Service To Preserve Water The Old Way

Doctors are still using Google Glass, Chinatown merchants aren't scared of a little ivory crackdown, and more. [ more › ]

Native American Activist Found Dead In Mississippi Jail Cell After Traffic Stop

yesterdayNews / Crime : Crime Feed

A 53-year-old Mississippi Native American civil-rights activist was found dead in his jail cell after a minor traffic violation — […] The post Native American Activist Found Dead In Mississippi Jail Cell After Traffic Stop appeared first on Crime Feed.

Here, Rage At This Dickhead American Dentist Who Murders Beautiful African Lions For Fun

Didn’t we just say recently that we are not against hunting? We did say that, and it is still true, but let us clarify real fast. It’s one thing to hunt in that real Native American way, where you use the whole animal and you respect that it gave its life to feed, nourish, clothe you and whatever else. Show More Summary

Native American Activist Found Dead in Jail Cell, Autopsy in Progress

On July 14, 2015, Rexdale Henry, 53, was found dead in his prison cell at Neshoba County Jail. Now a private autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause of Henry’s death, which contributes to the ever-increasing body count of people of color dying at the hands—or in the supposed protection—of the United States criminal justice system. Read more...

Single Siberian migration peopled the Americas: Study led by the Centre for GeoGenetics

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

Native American ancestors reached the New World in a single, initial migration from Siberia at most 23,000 years ago, only later differentiating into today's distinct groups, DNA research revealed Tuesday. Most scientists agree the Americas...Show More Summary

Activist to Hold Vigil for Fellow Native American Found Dead in Prison Cell

An activist will be holding a candlelight vigil on Wednesday to honor his friend, who died in a county jail in Mississippi.

Taylor Lautner Shows Support for Native American Culture

Taylor Lautner makes his way out of LAX Airport after landing back in town on Sunday (July 26) in Los Angeles. The 23-year-old former Twilight actor was seen wearing a t-shirt to support the organization The Red Road, which “exists to educate students and communities on the history and condition of Native American culture and [...]

Ancient Stories Provided An Early Warning About Potential Seattle Earthquakes

Native American populations living near Seattle passed along warnings of earthquakes and tsunamis in the form of storytelling.

In the News

Here is some stuff in the news today...RIP Bobbi Kristina Brown. My condolences to her family, friends, and fans.[Content Note: Police brutality; racism; death] Native American activist Rexdale W. Henry, 53, was found dead on July 14...Show More Summary

Native American activist dies mysteriously in ‘Mississippi Burning’ jail one day after Sandra Bland

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Friends and family are comparing the mysterious death of a Native American activist while in police custody in Mississippi to the death of a black woman one day before in Texas. Rexdale Henry, a 53-year-old member of the Choctaw tribe, was found dead July 14 at Neshoba County Jail — where a...

VIDEO: Native Americans Killed by Cops at Highest Rate of Any Ethnic Group in the U.S.

2 days agoNews : Truthdig

“The police serve as a colonial occupying force in these [Native American] communities,” says the family lawyer of Paul Castaway, a mentally ill man belonging to the Rosebud Sioux tribe who was recently shot dead by Denver police.

Kimberly Stewart Poses in Nothing But a Headdress

Kimberly Stewart, daughter of rocker Rod Stewart and former model Alana Stewart posed for a photo shoot wearing nothing but a Native American headdress in the first episode, and an obvious promotion for the new E! reality series Stewarts & Hamiltons. Show More Summary

Kimberly Stewart Wears Native American Headdress on New Reality Show

Kimberly Stewart poses in nothing but a Native American headdress - Daily Mail - Daily Mail #nativeamerican July 25, 2015 Read more...

Paleoamericans galore

Two new papers in Nature and Science add to the debate on Native American origins. The first study (in Nature) detects that some Amazonians have a few percent ancestry from a group related to Australasians, which suggests that earlyShow More Summary

Will Native American religious freedom count as much as Hobby Lobby's?

Ramon Aquino shows solidarity during a rally at the Oak Flat Campground in the Tonto National Forest near Superior, Arizona May 30, 2015. Members of the San Carlos Apache tribe, as well as other members of the Apache nation and Native...Show More Summary

Native American skull found in Kentucky sinkhole could be 3,000 years old

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A human skull found earlier this week in Kentucky is up to 3,000 years old. The remains are thought to belong to a person indigenous to the eastern United States, local ABC affiliate WKYT reported Friday. A farm worker discovered the skull in a 12-foot-deep sinkhole near Frankfort, the state...

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