Half the land in Oklahoma could be returned to Native Americans. It should be.

A Supreme Court case about jurisdiction in an obscure murder has huge implications for tribes.

By Rebecca Nagle, The Washington Post
Rebecca Nagle is a writer, advocate and citizen of Cherokee Nation living in Tahlequah, Okla.

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PHLASK Project - find water map

The PHLASK Project was conceived as a social enterprise solution to help make an existing system - accessing and drinking water - more ecologically sustainable.

The mission of the project was to reimagine how existing infrastructures and systems could be reorganized and optimized to reduce waste and provide greater access to water, simply by re-engineering the social norms of accessing existing water sources.

by Billy Hanafee

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North Philly Teach-in: Changing the Master Narratives, November 10, 2018, Mount Pleasant Mansion, By Denise Valentine

North Philadelphia has undergone rapid and significant changes over the last 2-1/2 centuries. While facing a history of discriminatory housing policies, strategic decay and displacement, African-Americans have raised families, created community, made their mark and changed the course of history. In recent decades, archival material has been uncovered revealing the lives of Africans enslaved at several Fairmount Park Mansions. What are their stories? If we don't remember them who will? If we don't tell these stories who will? And, who will remember us when we are gone?
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This App Can Tell You the Indigenous History of the Land You Live On

Whose land are you on? Start with a visit to native-land.ca. Native Land is both a website and an app that seeks to map Indigenous languages, treaties, and territories across Turtle Island. You might type in New York, New York, for example, and find that the five boroughs are actually traditional Lenape and Haudenosaunee territory.
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Sanctuary Directory

The Sanctuary Directory, compiled by PHLA collaborators is showing different community partners included: The Attic Youth Center, Project SAFE, Prevention Point, Laos in the House, New Sanctuary Movement, Broad Street Ministry and other organizations on sanctuary related services throughout the city.
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The Philadelphia Assembled City Panorama presents acts of resilience and resistance from across the city through layers of soft data (personal narratives), local data (geographical information/policy), and connective metadata that reflects global and geographic systemic issues.

The City Panorama continues in its digital form as a living visualization resource and evidence of the complex network of people, histories, and aesthetics of the active PHLA (Philadelphia Assembled) network. Reflecting the urgencies and relationships of collaborators from each “atmosphere” - Futures, Sovereignty, Reconstructions, Sanctuary.

It highlights (collaborator-specific) organizations, important sites, and publicly accessible data, such as cooperative businesses, schools, prisons, redlining maps, historical watershed, and so much more.

Challenging, inspiring, and as big as the city, Philadelphia Assembled asks: how can we collectively shape our futures? What would you add?