Native Americans Arrested Following Keystone XL Pipeline Vote | EcoWatch | Native Americans are removed from the Senate gallery following the Keystone XL pipeline vote. Photo credit: Red Power Media/Frank Thorp | Native Americans, in the Senate gallery, began singing a traditional tribal chant when the final tally of 41-59 was announced, signaling that approval of the pipeline had failed. Five of them were removed from the gallery and arrested. Please click to read and share the full…
Lila Meade Valentine, who led the ESL in its statewide campaign for 11 years, died without ever voting. Photo courtesy special collections and archives, VCU James Branch Cabell Library - from The Genteel Crusaders - Richmond's suffragists and the struggle for women's right to vote. By HARRY KOLLATZ JR.
The Nazi Propaganda image shows Adolf Hitler with Bernhard Rust (l, 1934 until 1945 Reich Minister for Science, Education and National Culture) after a rally in Detmold, Germany, 10 January 1933. The rally was held before the state election in Lippe on 15 January 1933, in which the NSDAP received the most votes. Photo: Berliner Verlag/Archiv
"I will say nothing and do nothing to restrain our troops from doing what they deem proper on the spot, and will allow no mere vague, general charges of cruelty and inhumanity to tie their hands." Gen. Phillip Sheridan, 1868. - In 1879 Native Americans were finally recognized as "persons". They were granted citizenship in 1924. After another 20 years they were given the right to vote. Photo: Chief American Horse being naturalized in 1907. He died 1908 Pine Ridge South Dakota.