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Water Is Life: Stories From Standing Rock

DeenTV presents along with ICNA CSJ and Veiled Beaut, a docu-series about the water protectors of Standing Rock; who they are and what their stories are. Follow Abdullah Baig and Tariq Ullah as they brave arctic temperatures in order to find warmth, the source of which they find is in the hearts of people. Part 1 Part 2

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Standing Rock, Remember My Name

Date: December 7, 2016 | Categories: Injustice To Indigenous People, Opinion All, Opinions,

By Imam Khalid Griggs What appeared to be an inevitable violent confrontation on December 5 between over 2,000 US military veterans, the Standing Rock Sioux and their thousands of allies, aligned against local and county law enforcement agents from ten states and the paid goons of Energy Transfer Partners was averted when the Department of the Army announced that it …

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We Are Standing Rock: America’s Troubled Relationship with Native Americans

Date: November 7, 2016 | Categories: Injustice To Indigenous People, Opinion, Opinion All,

By Imam Khalid Griggs, Chairman of ICNA Social Justice (CSJ) On November 3, 2016, over 500 clergy and other religious and spiritual leaders answered the call to gather in a remote, impoverished, bleak-looking land that, by appearance and material conditions, could have passed for any non-Western country in the developing world. Yet, the setting was not a foreign country and …