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US Census Native American Census. "Embargoed info." 1850 - 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2012
http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/race/cb12-2...

Media Advisory — Census Bureau Webinar to Discuss Release of Upcoming Demographic Statistics from the 2010 Census American Indian and Alaska Native Summary.

American Native Advisory - Was your treaty w/ the United States ratified? Honored?

What: The U.S. Census Bureau will hold a webinar to discuss the upcoming release of the 2010 Census American Indian and Alaska Native Summary File. While the webinar will not discuss the statistics themselves, it will provide guidance on how to access and use the statistics, and a question-and-answer session. Embargo subscribers will have access to the statistics beginning Tuesday, Dec. 11. The embargoed information may not be published or posted until the public release at 12:01 a.m. (EST) Dec. 13.

The summary file provides detailed demographic information from the 2010 Census for more than 1,500 American Indian and Alaska Native tribal groupings, specific American Indian tribes, and specific Alaska Native villages that had a national population of at least 100 and for a variety of geographic areas, down to the census tract level. The file has the largest number of American Indian and Alaska Native groups of any Census Bureau data product released on American FactFinder to date, and it adds a new layer of detail to the population and housing topics previously released from the census. Additionally, for the first time, the summary file includes detailed information on individual Central American, South American and Mexican American indigenous groups.

Please dial in by phone to listen to a simultaneous audio conference while viewing the online presentation. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.

When: Monday, Dec. 10, 2012; 1 p.m. (EST)

Who: Nicholas Jones, chief, Racial Statistics Branch, Population Division Tina Norris, analyst, Racial Statistics Branch, Population Division Denise Flanagan-Doyle, analyst, Requirements and Stakeholder Relations Branch, Decennial Systems and Contract Management Office

Audio conference-access:
U.S.: 800-857-4620 Participant passcode: CENSUS

Online presentation-access:
URL: https://www.mymeetings.com/nc/join/
Conference number: PW5621274 Audience passcode: CENSUS

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Indian Perspective:

CAMARIPO-L Archives Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2000 16:01:07 EDT

Subject: Indians in the Census (Was: [CAMARIPO] 1850 Census

Inclusion or not... of Indian residents in the U.S. Census illustrates once again how ambiguous the status of California Indians was during the time period from 1850 when CA became a state until 1924 when all Indians were made citizens (whether they wanted to be or not -- some tribes are struggling to regain recognition of their status as independent nations, which was taken from them in violation of international law).

The treaties which U.S. Commissioners made with various California Indian tribes around 1851 were not ratified by the U.S. Senate, and the un-ratified treaties were hidden away for over 50 years. The Indians agreeing to the treaties were never informed that they were not ratified and so gave up their lands as the result of a massive fraud.
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/CAMARIPO/2000-...

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Hmm...

I was wondering if Russel Means was involved as the head of the Lakota Nation.

What right does a foreign government have to count his peoples?

Free includes debt-free!

Russell Means (1939 - 2012) Let me send you to a higher spirit.

Thank You From Russell Means’ Family - November 9, 2012

Hello our relatives. We have completed the four sacred days in preparation for sending Russell Means’ spirit on his journey and his ashes have been scattered at Yellow Thunder in the Lakota sacred holy land, the He Sapa (Black Hills).

On behalf of the family I want to extend our appreciation and gratitude for all of the ceremonies, prayers, good words, and messages that we have received from friends and allies around the world. Russell was a man of the People and we all share in the responsibility of continuing his legacy...

The scheduled Honorings are as follows:

*February 27, 2013 at Wounded Knee ‘73 Liberation 40th Anniversary Wounded Knee, Pine Ridge Sioux Indian Reservation, South Dakota

*June 2013 (new moon) Russell Means’ annual Sun Dance – Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

*November 10, 2013 (Russell Means’ birthday) – Denver, Colorado (facility to be determined)

As my husband often said, “May the Great Mystery continue to guide and protect the paths of you and your loved ones.”

Pearl Means, wife
PO Box 99
Porcupine, Republic of Lakotah 57772

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