Aboriginal people are exploring new territory politically, in this case within the mainstream, and on different sides of the planet. In Australia, Ken Wyatt is “all but assured” of making history as the country’s first-ever Indigenous Lower House Member of Parliament. The recent federal election remains too close to call officially, but Australian media feel […]
Another ‘comic‘ take on Arizona, this time from one of my favorite political cartoonists, Tom Tomorrow. His weekly strip, This Modern World, is always worth a read. (Click on the panel to see the cartoon in its entirety.)
Just discovered a great new comic by talented U.S. artist/satirist Matt Bors, Idiot Box. This particular strip offers his take on Arizona’s controversial immigration law: Learn more about Mr. Bors at his website.
It’s official: the Tohono O’odham Nation are now publicly and formally coming out against Arizona’s new immigration law, partially answering my recent question about what Indigenous people of the area make of all the controversy surrounding the soon-to-be enacted law: The [Nation] … strongly opposes enactment of Arizona’s new immigration law, SB 1070. The law […]
A May 5, 2010 article in Indian Country Today, ‘Arizona law draws widespread indigenous opposition,’ is itself drawing a lot of comments. The piece quotes Inter Tribal Council of Arizona director John Lewis: “This impacts all indigenous people, and the lawmakers need to know it,” Lewis said. “America’s boundaries are not tribal boundaries. Our tribes […]