native american

  • Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum

    August 29, 2019
    Sioux City, IA – Eleven of the candidates in the upcoming 2020 United States Presidenial elections participated in a first-of-its-kind event, the “Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum.” The forum, named for Native American civil rights leader Frank LaMere, took place over August 19-20 2019…...
  • Josie Valadez Fraire Sage Smudging Case Dismissed

    August 8, 2016
    Denver, CO – On Monday, August 1st, 2016 the case against Josie Valadez Fraire was dismissed. The 22-year-old Indigenous woman was detained and ticketed for burning sage at a counter-Trump protest in July. “The police told me I disobeyed a lawful order to put out…...
  • Tribal Citizens Build Camp in Path of Oil Pipeline

    April 3, 2016
    April 1st, 2016 – Standing Rock Sioux Nation Unicorn Riot attended the opening of the “Iŋyaŋ Wakȟáŋaǧapi Othí” (Sacred Rock Camp), a Spirit Camp, on the Standing Rock Nation, to bring attention to the proposed route of the Dakota Access Pipeline .” A caravan of…...
  • Tribal Citizens Prepare to Blockade Bakken Oil Pipeline

    March 29, 2016
    Cannonball, SD – On April 1st, 2016, under the name “Chante tin’sa kinanzi Po”, tribal citizens of the Standing Rock Lakota Nation and ally Lakota, Nakota, & Dakota citizens will set up a Spirit Camp along the proposed route of the Bakken Oil Pipeline, “Dakota…...
  • First Nations Invite Enbridge to Public Debate

    January 25, 2016
    Superior, WI – During a snow storm in Superior, Wisconsin, about 100 community members and activists gathered at the Douglas County Courthouse to voice their opposition to Enbridge’s pipeline expansion plans, march to Enbridge offices, and call for a public debate. After a feast and…...
  • Ojibwe Harvest Wild Rice on Ceded Land to Exert 1855 Treaty Rights

    August 27, 2015
    Unicorn Riot went to Hole In The Day Lake in Minnesota to talk to Anishinaabe-Ojibwe natives who were exerting their Treaty Rights and gathering wild rice off reservation. According to the local bands of Anishinaabe, they retain the right to “hunt, fish, and gather,” on…...
  • Navajo Nation Defend Water Security, Chase Off Sen. McCain (w/ Interview) – Deprogram Ep. 16

    August 20, 2015
    Unicorn Riot spoke to Janene Yazzie, a human rights advocate and local community activist from the Navajo Nation. The interview starts by reviewing a recent viral video showing Navajo communities members chasing off Sen. John McCain. Translation: “No Mccain. Water is life.” Janene states, “John…...
  • Pine Ridge Community Resists Genocide, Marches on Whiteclay

    August 17, 2015
    Local community members and allies led by “American Indian Movement” flags marched from Pine Ridge reservation into Nebraska to protest the continued funneling of alcohol from the unincorporated town of Whiteclay. Members of the Oglala Lakota tribe, which inhabit Pine Ridge, have stated to Unicorn…...
  • Apache Stronghold Marches to DC with Sacred Arrows – Deprogram Ep. 12

    July 23, 2015
    Apache Stronghold’s convoy reached Washington DC to raise awareness of the sacred land stolen and given to Resolution copper mine in the 2014 NDAA bill. …...