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Columbus day Supporters Vandalize Indigenous Statue With Red Paint and Cross

Columbus day Supporters Vandalize Indigenous Statue With Red Paint and Cross

A sculpture on tribal land that honors women was vandalized with red paint and a cross with “Columbus Day” Members of the Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo were hurting Monday and wondering why a sculpture on tribal land that honors women was vandalized with red paint and a cross with “Columbus Day” written on it. The [...]

October 10, 2017 HHR Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice, World Focus 0

‘lost’ Amazon tribals are ‘killed, chopped up and thrown in river by Gold miners

‘lost’ Amazon tribals are ‘killed, chopped up and thrown in river by Gold miners

COPS in Brazil are investigating claims 10 members of a remote Amazonian tribe were hacked to death by ruthless gold miners out to seize their land. A complaint has been filed with prosecutors in South America after the alleged killers went into a bar and bragged about what they had done. [...]

September 11, 2017 HHR Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice, News updates Comments Off on ‘lost’ Amazon tribals are ‘killed, chopped up and thrown in river by Gold miners

Pagans demand return of church buildings ‘stolen’ 1,300 years ago

Pagans demand return of church buildings ‘stolen’ 1,300 years ago

A group of pagans has written to the Archbishop of Canterbury demanding two churches to make amends for those it says were stolen 1,300 years ago. The Odinist Fellowship, which represents 1,000 members of the pagan religion, wrote to the Church of England last month asking for two churches to be returned to make up [...]

August 27, 2017 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice Comments Off on Pagans demand return of church buildings ‘stolen’ 1,300 years ago

Greek Paganism legally recognized as ‘known religion’ in Greece

Greek Paganism legally recognized as ‘known religion’ in Greece

The recognition of the Greek religion came after it was rejected in 2015. According to the YSEE, the rejection demonstrated that the Greek government, “…has yet to get rid of its byzantine and medieval whims and […] unable to respect with dignity its own laws.” [...]

April 18, 2017 Guest Author Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice Comments Off on Greek Paganism legally recognized as ‘known religion’ in Greece

Iceland’s pagans enjoy dramatic rise

Iceland’s pagans enjoy dramatic rise

Iceland has seen a dramatic increase in the followers of its indigenous pagan movement in recent years, making Odin worshippers the country's fastest-growing religion. [...]

March 31, 2017 HHR Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice, News updates Comments Off on Iceland’s pagans enjoy dramatic rise

How a Pagan celebrates St Patrick’s Day

How a Pagan celebrates St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day honours the patron saint of Ireland, St Patrick, who was instrumental in transitioning Ireland away from Paganism towards Christianity. You’ve probably heard the legend of St Patrick delivering a sermon so powerful it chased the snakes out of Ireland. That story is believed by many to be a metaphor representing St. Pat chasing the [...]

March 17, 2017 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice Comments Off on How a Pagan celebrates St Patrick’s Day

How the Patriarchy Stole Friday the 13th from Women and Made It Evil

How the Patriarchy Stole Friday the 13th from Women and Made It Evil

“Before patriarchal times, Friday the 13th was considered the day of the Goddess. It was considered a day to worship the Divine Feminine that lives in us all and to honor the cycles of creation and death and rebirth.” But before Christianity came along, Friday the 13th was "a very powerful day for feminine energy and [...]

January 13, 2017 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice Comments Off on How the Patriarchy Stole Friday the 13th from Women and Made It Evil

Why Hindus SHOULD support Native Americans

Why Hindus SHOULD support Native Americans

. Through disease, warfare, broken treaties, the Native Americans suffered demographic catastrophe. Christian missionaries helped by the state enforced European-American culture on the indigenous people via boarding schools where the children were forced to forget their language, culture and gods, all in the name of ‘progress’. Children were usually immersed in European-American culture through appearance changes [...]

October 31, 2016 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice, World Focus Comments Off on Why Hindus SHOULD support Native Americans

Native Americans Face More Persecution

Native Americans Face More Persecution

In order to protest the construction of an oil pipeline that would be built across the Missouri River near their tribal lands in North Dakota, Native American tribal members took a stand and rode on horseback to speak their piece. Their reason for the protest is that they believe the construction of a Dakota Access [...]

August 15, 2016 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, Indigenous/Pagan Voice Comments Off on Native Americans Face More Persecution

Jehovah’s Witnesses Destroy Ancient Indigenous Temple in Mexico

Jehovah’s Witnesses Destroy Ancient Indigenous Temple in Mexico

The criminals behind the destruction of a sacred millenia-old temple claimed they were serving god. Members of the Christian sect Jehovah’s Witness reportedly destroyed a sacred Indigenous archaeological heritage site in central eastern Mexico in an act of apparent religious intolerance, claiming the traditional rituals practiced at the ancient ceremonial place were “not Christian,” local media [...]

June 30, 2016 HHR Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice, News updates Comments Off on Jehovah’s Witnesses Destroy Ancient Indigenous Temple in Mexico