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Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

the Minnesota or Black Hills War. The Alcatraz occupation inspired numerous other political actions by American Indian activists: the seizure of the Mayflower II in Boston on Thanksgiving Day 1970; the Indian occupation of Mount Rushmore; the Trail of Broken Treaties in 1972, ending in Indian occupation of the Department of Interior headquarters in Washington, DC; the Wounded Knee Incident at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in 1973, in which Oglala Lakota held territory

reservation to the east within the boundaries of South Dakota. As a branch of the U.S. government with personnel on Indian reservations, BIA police were involved in political actions such as: the occupation of BIA headquarters in Washington, D.C. in 1972; the Wounded Knee Incident of 1973, where activists at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation occupied land for more than two months; The '''Wounded Knee incident''' began February 27, 1973 when about 200 Oglala Lakota and followers of the American Indian Movement (AIM) seized and occupied the town of Wounded Knee, South Dakota on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The grassroots protest followed the failure of their effort to impeach the elected tribal president Richard Wilson (Dick Wilson (tribal chairman)), whom they accused of corruption and abuse of opponents; they also protested the United States government's failure to fulfill treaties with Indian peoples and demanded the reopening of treaty negotiations. Occupation On February 27, AIM leaders Russell Means (Oglala Sioux) and Carter Camp (Ponca), together with 200 activists and Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux) of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation who opposed Oglala tribal chairman Richard Wilson (Dick Wilson (tribal chairman)), occupied the town of Wounded Knee in protest against Wilson's administration, as well as against the federal government's persistent failures to honor its treaties with Native American nations. The U.S. government law enforcement, including FBI agents, surrounded Wounded Knee the same day with armed reinforcements. They gradually gained more arms. "Wounded Knee Incident." United States Marshals Service. Retrieved May 10, 2007. The video is focused on the case for Leonard Peltier, who was one of the leaders of the American Indian Movement (AIM). The band is performing live in a small venue throughout the video. During the video, footage from the Peltier case is examined and detailed with shots of Peltier and other members of AIM. There is also a reenactment of what took place on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The footage of this reenactment is from Michael Apted's 1992 documentary ''Incident at Oglala''. * After the Ghost Dance (w:Ghost Dance) spread across the Rockies to the Plains tribes it ran amok. ...The fervor attacked the Plains tribes virulently, particularly the Sioux, who were at that time the largest and the most intransigent or them all. The Sioux had been forced to submit to a series of land grabs and to indignities that are almost unbelievable when read about today. ...they were being systematically starved into submission—by the White Bureaucracy—on the little that was left of their reservation in South Dakota. ...From Rosebud (w:Rosebud Indian Reservation), the Ghost Dance spread like prairie fire to the Pine Ridge (w:Pine Ridge Indian Reservation) Sioux and finally to Sitting Bull's people at Standing Rock (w:Standing Rock Indian Reservation). The Sioux rebelled; the result was the death of Sitting Bull (w:Sitting Bull#Death and burial) and the massacre of the Indians (despite their ghost shirts) at Wounded Knee (w:Wounded Knee Massacre) in 1890. ** Peter Farb, ''Man's Rise to Civilization'' (1968) * The Sioux had been forced to submit to a series of land grabs and to indignities that are almost unbelievable when read about today. ...they were being systematically starved into submission—by the White Bureaucracy—on the little that was left of their reservation in South Dakota. ...From Rosebud (w:Rosebud Indian Reservation), the Ghost Dance spread like prairie fire to the Pine Ridge (w:Pine Ridge Indian Reservation) Sioux and finally to Sitting Bull's people at Standing Rock (w:Standing Rock Indian Reservation). The Sioux rebelled; the result was the death of Sitting Bull (w:Sitting Bull#Death and burial) and the massacre of the Indians (despite their ghost shirts (w:Ghost shirt)) at Wounded Knee (w:Wounded Knee Massacre) in 1890. Despite those rejections, Archer said that the Pine Ridge Reservation (w:Pine Ridge Indian Reservation)'s council may "consider the proposal." A representative for the Standing Rock Reservation (w:Standing Rock Indian Reservation)'s council has said that that reservation is also considering Lakotah Oyate's proposal. Lakotah Oyate have also been holding discussions with "about 150" other indigenous organizations in the U.S. and mentioned particularly the Native Hawaiians (w:Native Hawaiians).


Mauritania

the authority of the recently restored French monarchy (Louis XVIII of France). In reality, King Louis XVIII (Louis XVIII of France) had no say in the captain's appointment, since, then as now, monarchs were not directly involved in appointments made to vessels like a naval frigate. The vicomte de Chaumareys' appointment as captain of the ''Méduse'' would have been a routine naval appointment, made within the Ministry of the Navy. For Louis XVIII's real political actions


Tripoli

established an Italo-French agreement by which France tacitly undertook to leave Italy a free hand in Tripoli, and Italy not to interfere with French policy in the interior of Morocco; and, in regard to the Adriatic, he came to an understanding with Austria guaranteeing the ''status quo'' in Albania. Sébastiani joined Lucien Bonaparte's entourage, and endorsed Napoleon (Napoleon I of France)'s political actions, taking an active part in the 18 Brumaire coup (18 Brumaire) (9 November 1799). WikiPedia:Tripoli Commons:Category:Tripoli


Peru

the War of the Pacific (fought between Peru and Bolivia against Chile) from 1879 to 1884. This is still a sore point for Bolivia, influencing many modern-day political actions and trade decisions. Illicit drugs Bolivia is the world's third-largest cultivator of coca (after Peru and Colombia) with an estimated 218 km² under cultivation in 1999, a 45% decrease in overall cultivation of coca from 1998 levels; intermediate coca products and cocaine exported

parades and government functions, but none more so than the ''Día Del Mar'' (Day of the Sea) in which Bolivia, every year, asks for the coast territories lost to Chile during the War of the Pacific which was fought between Peru and Bolivia against Chile from 1879 to 1884. The reconquest of its coastline is a point of honor for Bolivia, influencing many modern day political actions and trade decisions. thumb 200px right Eduardo Abaroa (File:Eduardo abaroa.png) Colonel '''Eduardo


Tel Aviv

students, many of which continue up to the present. The rented apartment where he lived for many years on top of an old building at Rothschild Boulevard in downtown Tel Aviv was a well-known rendezvous for political meetings and also the venue of sometimes boisterous student parties lasting deep into the night. Among numerous other political actions, the first demonstration against the 1982 Lebanon War - held on the war's third day, 7 June 1982, dispersed by police with considerable violence


Jamaica

Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, both of whom share his fascination with the elemental. Though primarily a painter he also produced a series of 'bone boxes' in perspex during the 1970s. '''Joseph Sturge''' (1793 – 14 May 1859), son of a farmer in Gloucestershire, was an English Quaker, abolitionist and activist. He founded the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (now Anti-Slavery International). He worked throughout his life in Radical (Political radicalism) political

actions supporting pacifism, working-class (working class) rights, and the universal emancipation of slaves. In the late 1830s he published two books about the apprenticeship system in Jamaica, which helped persuade the British Parliament to adopt an earlier full emancipation date. In Jamaica, Sturge also helped found Free Villages with the Baptists, to provide living quarters for freed slaves; one was named "Sturge Town" in his memory. In rapidly expanding


Greece

nationalism gradually materialised during the mid-19th century with the economic upsurge of Bulgarian merchants and craftsmen, the development of Bulgarian-funded popular education, the struggle for an autonomous Bulgarian Church (Bulgarian Exarchate) and political actions towards the formation of a separate Bulgarian state. Commons:Category:Greece Wikipedia:Greece Dmoz:Regional Europe Greece


Brazil

of publications, conferences and political actions on behalf of science's advancement and progress. It was formed in the same spirit of two venerable institutions in the Anglo-Saxon world, the British Association for the Advancement of Science (founded 1831)and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS, founded 1848). In 1809, his family fled the second French invasion (Peninsular War) carried out by Soult's troops, seeking refuge in Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira Island


Netherlands

. ''De Telegraaf'' is based in Amsterdam. Harin Mohan is the main editor of the paper. * Lluís Domènech i Montaner created a genuine alternative architecture. Along with Josep Vilaseca i Casanovas he worked towards a modern and international style. Domenech continued on from Viollet-le-Duc, his work characterized by a mix of constructive rationalism and ornaments inspired in the Hispano-Arab architecture as seen in the Palau de la Música Catalana, in the Hospital de Sant Pau or in the Institut Pere Mata of Reus. http: www.arteespana.com arquitecturamodernista.htm His Hotel Internacional del Passeig Colom (demolished after the Exposition of 1888) was an early example of industrial building techniques. * Josep Puig i Cadafalch: was a Catalan nationalist politician and historian. The reform of the Casa Amatller in Passeig de Gràcia has elements of both the Catalan tradition as of others originating in the Netherlands or the German Gothic (Gothic architecture). The Neo-Gothic can be reviewed in the Caves Codorniu (1904). In the Netherlands and Denmark, the show still airs on Cartoon Network (Cartoon Network (Netherlands)). In the Danish version, the series and the protagonist is called ''Frygtløs'' (literally: ''Fearless''). During the following years Adria gradually acquired a market with tourist flights from Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Scandinavia to airports on the Adriatic coast. In 1964 flights to the United States and Canada were added in order to meet the needs of ex-patriot organisations. Adria also carried out a considerable number of flights for the United Nations. Pope Innocent III and his successor Pope Honorius III organized crusading armies led by the king Andrew II of Hungary and the Duke Leopold VI of Austria, and a foray against Jerusalem ultimately left the city in Muslim hands. Later in 1218, a German army led by Oliver of Cologne, and a mixed army of Dutch (Netherlands), Flemish (Flemish people) and Frisian (Frisians) soldiers led by William I, Count of Holland joined the crusade. In order to attack Damietta in Egypt, they allied in Anatolia with the Seljuk (Seljuk Turks) Sultanate of Rûm (Seljuk Sultanate of Rûm) which attacked the Ayyubids in Syria in an attempt to free the Crusaders from fighting on two fronts. Alliance with the Sultanate of Rum Later in 1218 Oliver of Cologne arrived with a new German army and the count of Holland William I (William I, Count of Holland) arrived with a mixed army consisting of Dutch (Netherlands), Flemish (Flemish people) and Frisian (Frisians) soldiers. With Leopold and John they discussed attacking Damietta in Egypt. To accomplish this, they allied with Keykavus I, the leader in Anatolia, who attacked the Ayyubids in Syria in an attempt to free the Crusaders from fighting on two fronts. DLT was undertaken by the Dutch (Netherlands) software house BSO (now part of Atos Origin) in Utrecht (Utrecht (city)) in cooperation with the now defunct Dutch airplane manufacturer Fokker and the Universal Esperanto Association. '''''Life Pornography''''' (2003) is a feature film written and directed by Dutch (Netherlands) director Edwin Brienen. The 89-minutes uncut version contains nudity, (gay-)pornographic scenes and a scatological opening sequence by shock


Soviet Union

of information in favor of any given cause. During the 20th century, however, the term acquired a thoroughly negative meaning in western countries, representing the intentional dissemination of often false, but certainly "compelling" claims to support or justify political actions or ideologies. This redefinition arose because both the Soviet Union and Germany's government under Hitler admitted explicitly to using propaganda favoring, respectively, communism and Nazism


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