Sunday, December 25, 2016

International Spiritual Monument at Standing Rock

International Spiritual Monument at Standing Rock
December 21-24, 2016
Respect-Inclusion-Complementarity-Self Determination
Midnight of December 24, 2016

SELF DETERMINATION


December 25, 2016 - Today at sunrise, the Izkaloteka mark 1465 days since the Origination Ceremony that took place at S'Moadoag on the Iteohuitziltonal (Winter Solstice) of December 21, 2012.

Much attention had been given that year to the correlations of the fulfillment of the 13 Baktun Long Count of the Maya Calendar which coincided on that day, but at that dawn but there were only a few of us who had spent the night at S'Moadoag and greeted the dawn in prayer, ceremony, with purpose, and vision.

Vision and sight are distinct capabilities of the beings of this world; it is one of the attributes of life in response to the energy and spirit of father sun that like photosynthesis for the plant kindom is a fundamental infrastructure of our collective psychic inter-connectivity, consciousness, and reality as Nican Tlacah, Human Beings.

Sight is an appreciation for the imagery of reflected light presented to the mind, vision is the clarity that comes from seeing light, and simultaneously being a part of the light, a particle and a wave of light simultaneously: an awakened Human Being.

According to the cultural principles of the Izkaloteka, this is what and who we are as Nican Tlacah Cemanahuac, Children of the Original Nations of Mother Earth. 

The fulfillment of the 13 Baktun at dawn on December 21, 2012 closed one long cycle of a set of 13 rounds of 144,000 which had lasted over 5,128 years and opened a new horizon of vision for our nations of Nican Tlacah Cemanahuac.  We began once again a new beginning and have come now, 1465 days since then to see from the High Ground at Standing Rock, how it may become known to all other sister nations of the world, and All Our Relatives of Tonantzin Mother Earth, the path of liberation of our Nations of Indigenous Peoples of Mother Earth.   
 
We can see now today from the high ground of the International Spiritual Monument of Standing Rock the REALITY of the decolonization not only of we as Indigenous Peoples, but the decolonization of Mother Earth in her full being as Abya Yala Cemanahuac.

DECLARATION of INTERDEPENDENCE
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International Spiritual Monument at Standing Rock
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United Nations Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples

12th Session May 18-31, 2013

Implementation of a planetary system of geo-spatial capacity and interactivity that would bring to effectiveness the necessary mechanisms of geographic and cosmetric mapping systems of the Natural World, beyond the intellectual constraints of colonialism (The Doctrine of Discovery) and the derivative regimes of domination, in order to serve as a platform of exchange, cognition, and education with purpose: To defend and protect the Human Rights of the Future Generations and the Territorial Integrity of Mother Earth and the Traditional Territories of the Nations of Indigenous Peoples.





SUPERSEDING the DOCTRINE of DISCOVERY
Actualizing the Prophecy of the Eagle and the Condor for Indigenous Self Determination


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Noon of December 22, 2016
INCLUSION
Inclusion, not assimilation.
Self Determination, not integration.

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Dawn of December 21, 2016:

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Embassy of Original Nations of Indigenous Peoples
www.nahuacalli.org





#NoDAPL
#WaterIsLife
#WorldWaterOne
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NAHUACALLI
Embassy of Original Nations of Indigenous Peoples
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

UNPFIP 2013: Education and the Declaration of Abya Yala

Collective Statement by TONATIERRA, Maya Vision, Centro Cultural Techantit, Seventh Generation Fund, Abya Yala Caucus

EDUCATION

Good Greetings members of the Permanent Forum, and congratulations once again to you Mr. Chairman for your nomination.   I join with the voices of many who are especially pleased to see a representative of the Indigenous Peoples of Africa to direct the agenda of our conversation among states, Indigenous Peoples, and the global community which is not only being realized here on floor of the Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples, but broadcast across the planet with the communication technologies now at our disposal.



Recommendation
DECLARATION OF ABYA YALA

Implementation of a planetary system of geo-spatial capacity and interactivity that would bring to effectiveness the necessary mechanisms of geographic and cosmetric mapping systems of the Natural World, beyond the intellectual constraints of colonialism (The Doctrine of Discovery) and the derivative regimes of domination, in order to serve as a platform of exchange, cognition, and education with purpose: To defend and protect the Human Rights of the Future Generations and the Integrity of Mother Earth and the Traditional Territories of the Nations of Indigenous Peoples.

As you note, I do determine and chose to identify this conversation as a dialogue with dual mandate, that of the member States of the UN system and the voice of the Nations of Indigenous Peoples who birthed this initiative forty years ago when the Chiefs of Wounded Knee, the Independent Oglala Nation where sent here, to this very institution of global governance in order to remind the conscience of humanity of our continued existence as Nations of Indigenous Peoples with Treaties of International import that bring evidence of the Nationhood of our Indigenous Peoples, treaties which continue to provide the fundamental context for this dialogue.

In review, it is with this very purpose, and under this very same context, with which we deliver this message today.



In terms of Honor, Respect and Education, may I also say that it would greatly please my People of the Izkaloteca, to be able to be assured that in addressing the diverse representatives of Indigenous Peoples here assembled from around the world, that we may become educated to the actual name of their homelands and continents of Mother Earth, as we exchange with each other in our interventions and dialogue.  Is Africa the Indigenous geographic term for the homeland of humanity, the continent of origin whose cultural roots precedes by millennia the impositions of colonialism? With the adoption of UN GA1514 in 1960 and the adoption in 2007 of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and in terms of the dual mandates regarding Education which brings us together here today, these geographic concepts and systems of knowledge must now once again be re-evaluated in terms of cognitive sciences and the Right of Self Determination of Indigenous Peoples, Equal to all other Peoples.

It is said that the power to name is the power to destroy, and it was also said “Language is the perfect instrument of Empire.”  In the Age of Abya Yala, today - may we now say that as we move forward out of the Age of Colonialism and through the dawn of 144,000 days of accountability that began once again on December 21, 2013 (Gregorian), as Nations of Indigenous Peoples of this continent Abya Yala upon which this building stands: We greet you once again as relatives who meet together in the House of Mica.


This message is to the purpose of review.  The need for a comprehensive International Study on the Impact of the Doctrine of Discovery remains as an unfulfilled mandate that must be addressed and corrected.  We continue to support the call made to move forward into an international study on this issue with a Special Rapporteur to be assigned and a full report with recommendations to be produced by the UN Permanent Forum. Additionally Among other actions regarding the Special Theme of the Doctrine of Discovery specified at last year’s session of the Permanent Forum, the recommendation was made in the report of that session that “States include in all education curricula, in particular the school system, a discussion of the doctrine of discovery/dispossession and its contemporary manifestations, including land laws and policies of removal.”



Mr. President and members of the Permanent Forum,

I am here now presenting to the this body the digital archive of the two day International Conference realized in the Akimel O’otham Territories last April 19-20, 2013 which was themed “DISMANTLING the Doctrine of Discovery” and which actually implemented the recommendation made by this body last year on this subject.  This event was organized by a Continental Alliance of Indigenous Nations of Abya Yala and was hosted by the Human Rights and Social Justice Program of the University of Arizona. As the local-regional, continental-global process of DISMANTLING of the Doctrine of Discovery moves forward, may we recommend that the Permanent Forum recognize the establishment of this Abya Yala Caucus as a necessary decolonization structure in terms of Education as referred to in previous sessions of this body.  In review, the dissemination of this unique development as a practice that may best hope to foster new forms and ways to further education and dissemination of information concerning the Indigenous Peoples communities and organizations, using radio programmes, publications and other appropriate cultural and educational media is called for by the mandate of the Permanent Forum.

We also now remind the Permanent Forum, in the same manner that we also reminded the entire United Nations system in 1973, of the Forum recommendation that funds, programmes and organizations of the United Nations system assign appropriate resources and funds to achieve these objectives.
  
DISMANTLING
The Doctrine of Discovery
www.dismantlingdoctrineofdiscovery.org
Ana Maria Guacho Orozco Kichwa Puruha
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The willful and premeditated crime against Humanity and the Rights of

Mother Earth that results in the destruction of the capacity of Earth to

be a Mother to the Future Generations.
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Presentor:
Tupac Enrique Acosta
Huehuecoyotl




Friday, December 23, 2016

International Spiritual Monument at Standing Rock

International Spiritual Monument at Standing Rock
December 21-24, 2016
Respect-Inclusion-Complementarity-Self Determination
Sunset of December 23, 2016

COMPLEMENTARITY 
Sees Far, Sees Within

SUPERSEDING the DOCTRINE of DISCOVERY
Actualizing the Prophecy of the Eagle and the Condor for Indigenous Self Determination

"The question is no longer whether the Doctrine of Discovery as it is still being perpetuated in policy and practice across the hemisphere is valid. That question has been answered, definitively and finally. There is no moral, legal, or cultural presentation that can legitimately argue that the theory of the Divine Right of Kings, which spawned the Doctrine of Discovery by Christendom, can hold any validity in a democratic society. What is in question now, is on what side of history will each of us as individuals, as families, as communities, as nations and as Human Beings stand. Will we stand up in continental uprising to DISMANTLE and then SUPERSEDE the DOCTRINE OF DISCOVERY, or will we comply with the dehumanizing regimes of state sanctioned genocide and colonization that continue to prop up the racist relics and psychological pathogens of the European American project of colonization known as America?”
Here is a regional cartographic presentation of the northern territories of the Great Turtle Island Abya Yala which shows the overlay of the current settler states of the USA, and the outline of the 1803 Louisiana Purchase which purportedly ascribed jurisdiction over the Traditional Territories of the Oceti Sakowwin Dakota-Nakota-Lakota Nations and all others within the bounds of the Purchase, as well as a bright spot of Resistance, Rebellion, and REGENERATION of the fight for INDIGENOUS SELF DETERMINATION at Standing Rock. 

ANY PERMITTING by any US federal, state, or local jurisdiction in these territories for development projects that impact territorial rights of Original Nations of Indigenous Peoples, who were never part of the negotiations involving the Louisiana Purchase much less recognized in its provisions necessarily is based on the legitimacy of the transition of jurisdiction from France to the US in 1803.


 




The territories of the Louisiana Purchase had only been within the control of the French for three years, since the Third Treaty of San Ildefonso 1800 when Spain cedes to France its rights to the lands of its former colonial claims in North America.  Spain's claims in to territorial rights in North America, Central America, South America were all based on the colonial Doctrine of Discovery of Christendom dated from October 12, 1492, and subsequently affirmed and sanctified by the head of the Vatican State Pope Alexander  VI with the Papal Bull Inter Caetera on May 2,3 of 1493.

The US needs this French claim via the Spanish claim to territorial rights to be validated in order to exercise domain over the territory, in particular because in the Treaty of Paris 1783 that ended the revolutionary war against Great Britain, the US agreed to limit its territorial claims to east of the Appalachia Mountains.



In other words, the US could not inscribe itself in any claim that Great Britain had west of the Appalachia Mountains, which would also necessarily be based on the same Doctrine of Discovery of Christendom of 1492.

In 1823 the US Supreme Court decision Johnson v. M'Intosh articulated this position and it remains the law of all US jurisdictions at all levels today in 2016.


In this geopolitical, historical, and legal scenario, how does the conflict at Standing Rock reveal an opening for a new approach to the resolve the systemic injustices that continue to be normalized by the subverting of the International Personality of Original Nations of the Great Turtle Island Abya Yala?

It is not a question, it is a QUEST.





 Colonization matters, it is not only illegal but if the future of Humanity is to be realized within a collective and life affirming culture of mutual respect for the natural world which we share equally in responsibility, the DOGMA of DOMINION which gave birth to the concept as a norm of “civilized man” aka the “White Man’s Burden” must be challenged and dismantled.

Regurgitated by the institutionalized racism of the settler states of America and sanctified by the dogma of cultural supremacy of European American Christendom, the “chosen people” of the “City on the Hill” are called to continue to play out their role as minions of nefarious Doctrine of Discovery 1492.

The insidious nature of the pogrom extends to the point where even the colonizing construct of “Latin America” has subverted the self determination and Nationhood of Original Nations Abya Yala by the Genizaro Republics of the Americas and their radical ideologues of both the right and left of the Game of Thrones: The concept of State Sovereignty via Westphalia 1648.







Thursday, December 22, 2016

International Spiritual Monument at Standing Rock

International Spiritual Monument at Standing Rock
December 21-24, 2016
Respect-Inclusion-Complementarity-Self Determination 
Noon of Iteohuitziltonal Nahui Acatl Xihuitl December 22, 2016

INCLUSION

With the proclamation that colonization was a violation of International Law by the adoption of UN General Assembly resolution 1514 in 1960, one of the criteria established to resolve the issue of violation of the Right of Self Determination was called INTEGRATION into the settler state.

The process called for the colonized peoples of a non-self -governing territory to participate in a plebiscite to express their willingness and CONSENT to “INTEGRATE” and subsume their ancestral collective territorial rights and responsibilities to the “metropolitan state” and render allegiance to the state as subjects, nationals, or citizens.


The time has come to clarify that ever since first contact in this hemisphere, the Original Nations have always considered the invading immigrant settler state constituencies as fellow Human Beings, children of a common Creator. We have always and still until the present moment, include them in our shared global understanding of who WE are as Human Beings, beings that are struggling to BE HUMAN, literally “Children of Earth”.
 

But much like Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. said to his friend Harry Belafonte when speaking of the efforts of the African American civil rights struggle to INTEGRATE into the US society, “I fear we are trying to integrate into a burning house”, we as Original Nations of Mother Earth must also clarify:


ALL PEOPLES should be INCLUDED with EQUALITY IN LAW into the global family of humanity, but WE DO NOT CONSENT to process of forced ASSIMILATION or of INTEGRATION that denies our collective INTERNATIONAL PERSONALITY as the Original Nations of the Great Turtle Island Abya Yala.
 
We do not consent to being integrated as ethnic groups or minority populations of the settler state systems of the United Nations.

Inclusion, not assimilation.
Self Determination, not integration.

Architectures of the States
and the

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The Geography of Self Determination
Tupac Enrique Acosta

When the United Nations passed General Assembly resolution 1514 in 1960, declaring “All peoples have the right of self determination”, one of the arguments put forward by the member states of the UN was to clothe the concept of territorial integrity of the states themselves as being protected under the same principle.  In fact, section 6 of the same resolution GA1514 states:

“Any attempt aimed at the partial or total disruption of the national unity and the territorial integrity of a country is incompatible with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations.”
In essence, these two statements from the seminal document that made colonization a crime for the first time in international law established an inherent conflict in the UN processes that now, half a century later, have come to a definitive point in terms of historical resolution. 

Nowhere is this more evident than by the blatant efforts by the anglophile bloc of government states (US-Canada-New Zealand-Australia) to block the full recognition of the Right of Self Determination in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.  The position of these government states is an attempt to place the right of self-determination of Indigenous Peoples as existing only within the parameters of domestic policy and legal systems, even though these same systems are products of colonization itself.
World Water One


The political arguments on both sides of the issue are in conflict, not just because of the doctrines of power that gave birth to the concepts of dominion which define the states and the social relations of their member constituencies, but also because the framework for resolution of the issues within the UN system is incompetent to address the spirituality of the earth based territorial reality of the Indigenous Nations, and the system itself is incoherent according to the geographic sciences of modern times.
What is lacking is a mechanism to define the issues in common terms, outside of the intellectual framework of colonization and dominion. What is missing is a clarification of the concept of territorial integrity, as a dimension of ecological and social sustainability and not a bastard relic from the intellectual Regime of Doctrines spawned by the Divine Right of Kings.

Emergence of the Fourth Principle
GA 1514 was followed by GA1541, which specified principles that defined three options for the attainment of “a full measure of self-government”, as the only contemplated political trajectories at the time for relief from colonization.  These are:
(a)            Emergence as a sovereign independent State;
(b)           Free association with an independent state; or
(c)            Integration with an independent state.

It is an incontrovertible fact that the transfer of territorial jurisdiction from Indigenous Nations authorities to dominion concepts of control and allegiance by the states is historically flawed and legally suspect.  There are unquantifiable elements. The case of the Western Shoshone is contemporary evidence that this is not just history but reality in the context of the hemisphere of the Americas, yet there is a larger issue. 

The social and geographic realities of the Indigenous Peoples as Nations continue to exist as a political anomaly in terms of the international legal system of the United Nations.  Specifically, in this hemisphere of Abya Yala [the Americas] not only is this true in the face of centuries of colonization but also in terms of the options for relief from the crime.

Self definition being the precept of self determination, the three options of GA 1541 do not adequately describe the outcome of principles of self-determination which would define the Indigenous Peoples and our continuing relationship to our ancestral territories and surviving traditional societies.
The Emergence of the Indigenous Nations is a daily occurrence, one which is manifested in accord with natural laws of reciprocity and harmony with the natural world, which includes our fellow human beings.  This ancient tradition is the shared cultural infrastructure of our confederations of families, clans, communities Pueblos and Nations. It could be characterized as a State of Integrity, which is not independent but interdependent within the network of ecosystems that describe our traditional homelands, sacred sites, territories and nations.
Thus the Emergence of the Fourth Principle for decolonization: INTERDEPENDENCE, self-determination as an expression of community ecology and environmental sustainability. It is a particular and universal principle that may serve as a threshold concept to arrive at that ancient place once called the New World, if only we could create and travel guided by maps of the geography of self-determination.  
Embassy of Indigenous Peoples
802 N. 7th Street     Phoenix, AZ 85006
c/o TONATIERRA

P.O. Box 24009 Phoenix, AZ 85074
tonal@tonatierra.org
www.tonatierra.org


Peoples Protectorate of the Colorado River
Huehuehuetlapallan 
World Water One
www.www.www



International Spiritual Monument at Standing Rock


International Spiritual Monument at Standing Rock
December 21-24, 2016
Respect-Inclusion-Complementarity-Self Determination 
Noon of Iteohuitziltonal Nahui Acatl Xihuitl December 22, 2016

INCLUSION

With the proclamation that colonization was a violation of International Law by the adoption of UN General Assembly resolution 1514 in 1960, one of the criteria established to resolve the issue of violation of the Right of Self Determination was called INTEGRATION into the settler state.

The process called for the colonized peoples of a non-self -governing territory to participate in a plebiscite to express their willingness and CONSENT to “INTEGRATE” and subsume their ancestral collective territorial rights and responsibilities to the “metropolitan state” and render allegiance to the state as subjects, nationals, or citizens.


The time has come to clarify that ever since first contact in this hemisphere, the Original Nations have always considered the invading immigrant settler state constituencies as fellow Human Beings, children of a common Creator. We have always and still until the present moment, include them in our shared global understanding of who WE are as Human Beings, beings that are struggling to BE HUMAN, literally “Children of Earth”.
 

But much like Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. said to his friend Harry Belafonte when speaking of the efforts of the African American civil rights struggle to INTEGRATE into the US society, “I fear we are trying to integrate into a burning house”, we as Original Nations of Mother Earth must also clarify:


ALL PEOPLES should be INCLUDED with EQUALITY IN LAW into the global family of humanity, but WE DO NOT CONSENT to process of forced ASSIMILATION or of INTEGRATION that denies our collective INTERNATIONAL PERSONALITY as the Original Nations of the Great Turtle Island Abya Yala.
 
We do not consent to being integrated as ethnic groups or minority populations of the settler state systems of the United Nations.

Inclusion, not assimilation.
Self Determination, not integration.

  TIME is NOW


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The Geography of Self Determination
Tupac Enrique Acosta
When the United Nations passed General Assembly resolution 1514 in 1960, declaring “All peoples have the right of self determination”, one of the arguments put forward by the member states of the UN was to clothe the concept of territorial integrity of the states themselves as being protected under the same principle.  In fact, section 6 of the same resolution GA1514 states:
“Any attempt aimed at the partial or total disruption of the national unity and the territorial integrity of a country is incompatible with the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations.”
In essence, these two statements from the seminal document that made colonization a crime for the first time in international law established an inherent conflict in the UN processes that now, half a century later, have come to a definitive point in terms of historical resolution. 
Nowhere is this more evident than by the blatant efforts by the anglophile bloc of government states (US-Canada-New Zealand-Australia) to block the full recognition of the Right of Self Determination in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.  The position of these government states is an attempt to place the right of self-determination of Indigenous Peoples as existing only within the parameters of domestic policy and legal systems, even though these same systems are products of colonization itself.
World Water One


The political arguments on both sides of the issue are in conflict, not just because of the doctrines of power that gave birth to the concepts of dominion which define the states and the social relations of their member constituencies, but also because the framework for resolution of the issues within the UN system is incompetent to address the spirituality of the earth based territorial reality of the Indigenous Nations, and the system itself is incoherent according to the geographic sciences of modern times.
What is lacking is a mechanism to define the issues in common terms, outside of the intellectual framework of colonization and dominion. What is missing is a clarification of the concept of territorial integrity, as a dimension of ecological and social sustainability and not a bastard relic from the intellectual Regime of Doctrines spawned by the Divine Right of Kings.

Emergence of the Fourth Principle
GA 1514 was followed by GA1541, which specified principles that defined three options for the attainment of “a full measure of self-government”, as the only contemplated political trajectories at the time for relief from colonization.  These are:
(a)            Emergence as a sovereign independent State;
(b)           Free association with an independent state; or
(c)            Integration with an independent state.

It is an incontrovertible fact that the transfer of territorial jurisdiction from Indigenous Nations authorities to dominion concepts of control and allegiance by the states is historically flawed and legally suspect.  There are unquantifiable elements. The case of the Western Shoshone is contemporary evidence that this is not just history but reality in the context of the hemisphere of the Americas, yet there is a larger issue. 

The social and geographic realities of the Indigenous Peoples as Nations continue to exist as a political anomaly in terms of the international legal system of the United Nations.  Specifically, in this hemisphere of Abya Yala [the Americas] not only is this true in the face of centuries of colonization but also in terms of the options for relief from the crime.

Self definition being the precept of self determination, the three options of GA 1541 do not adequately describe the outcome of principles of self-determination which would define the Indigenous Peoples and our continuing relationship to our ancestral territories and surviving traditional societies.
The Emergence of the Indigenous Nations is a daily occurrence, one which is manifested in accord with natural laws of reciprocity and harmony with the natural world, which includes our fellow human beings.  This ancient tradition is the shared cultural infrastructure of our confederations of families, clans, communities Pueblos and Nations. It could be characterized as a State of Integrity, which is not independent but interdependent within the network of ecosystems that describe our traditional homelands, sacred sites, territories and nations.
Thus the Emergence of the Fourth Principle for decolonization: INTERDEPENDENCE, self-determination as an expression of community ecology and environmental sustainability. It is a particular and universal principle that may serve as a threshold concept to arrive at that ancient place once called the New World, if only we could create and travel guided by maps of the geography of self-determination.  
Embassy of Indigenous Peoples
802 N. 7th Street     Phoenix, AZ 85006
c/o TONATIERRA

P.O. Box 24009 Phoenix, AZ 85074
tonal@tonatierra.org
www.tonatierra.org


Peoples Protectorate of the Colorado River
Huehuehuetlapallan 
World Water One
www.www.www