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Native Americans

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 0

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 0

Junípero Serra to Francis Xavier : The ‘Saintly’ Vatican Criminals

Junípero Serra to Francis Xavier : The ‘Saintly’ Vatican Criminals

It is deeply regrettable that generations of American schoolchildren have been brainwashed into thinking that Father Junípero Serra was California’s benevolent founding father, a humble Franciscan monk who left a life of luxury on the island of Mallorca to travel to the farthest reaches of the New World and protect the natives from the worst [...]

September 24, 2015 Ranbir Singh Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice, World Focus 0

Native Americans say Junípero Serra enslaved them; Pope Francis says he saved them

Native Americans say Junípero Serra enslaved them; Pope Francis says he saved them

‘It is imperative [Pope Francis] is enlightened to understand that Father Serra was responsible for the deception, exploitation, oppression, enslavement and genocide of thousands of Indigenous Californians, ultimately resulting in the largest ethnic cleansing in North America,’ a MoveOn.org petition read.” – Jack Jenkins Pope Francis has been widely lauded as a champion of the oppressed, [...]

June 23, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights, Indigenous/Pagan Voice 0

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Wear A Native American Headdress

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Wear A Native American Headdress

Pharrell Williams drew some heat  (back in June 4 2014) for wearing a Native American headdress on the cover of Elle UK, leading the singer to apologize for what many considered cultural appropriation of a sacred tradition — despite the fact that he is part Native American. “I respect and honor every kind of race, [...]

June 8, 2015 HHR Archives, Indigenous/Pagan Voice 0

Why I’m Thankful for 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance & Why You Should be to

Why I’m Thankful for 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance & Why You Should be to

“There is resistance: in Canada it’s coming from First Nations. But it’s worth remembering that that’s a world-wide phenomenon. Throughout the world, the indigenous populations are in the lead. They are actually taking the lead in trying to protect the earth….It’s pretty ironic that the so-called ‘least advanced’ people are the ones taking the lead [...]

December 12, 2013 HHR Indigenous/Pagan Voice 0

Native American graduate denied diploma for wearing tribal feather

Native American graduate denied diploma for wearing tribal feather

Note : Many schools in india run by Christians also have similar polices where Hindu students and staff are not allowed to wear Hindu religious pendants or even have a tilak on or celebrate Hindu festivals . They are not even allowed to do Hindu prayers while forced to sing christian hymns or they  could [...]

June 8, 2013 HHR Indigenous/Pagan Voice, News updates 0

Ram Swarup,Hindus and Neo-Paganism

Ram Swarup,Hindus and Neo-Paganism

The late Ram Swarup (1920-98), definitely the most important Hindu philosopher of independent India’s first half-century, liked to point out that other cultures had traditions similar to Hinduism before Christianity or Islam wiped them out. As he put it in his path‑breaking study of polytheism, The Word as Revelation (1980): “There was a time when [...]

May 2, 2012 Dr Koenraad Elst Indigenous/Pagan Voice 0

Contemporary Accounts of Massacres of Native Americans

Contemporary Accounts of Massacres of Native Americans

Contemporary Accounts of Massacres of Native Americans From Crusoe’s Island by John Ross Browne (1864) No pretext has been wanted, no opportunity lost, whenever it has been deemed necessary to get them out of the way. At Nome Cult Valley, during the winter of 1858-’59, more than a hundred and fifty peaceable Indians , including women [...]

April 28, 2012 HHR Indigenous/Pagan Voice 0