Wednesday, February 20, 2013

First Nations and Justice !


   I have gradually ebbed out of the group as I have been focusing on other projects and personal matters over the past couple of years and others have taken over the moderator roles here during that time. As a few here know I moved to Mexico about 2 1\2 years ago....and it is quite a change from my native Minnesota, but I love it. At any rate, one of the projects aforementioned has been a web-based effort I am calling Gambill on Justice (pun fully intended for the notion and effectuation of "justice" in the United States is pretty much a crap shoot largely determined by the color of one's skin and one's socio-economic status rather than one governed by notions of "right" and "wrong". You may all find the link to the stuff on First Nations and Justice here:

  "Justice" here defined relates to justice in multiple contexts; environmental, historical, social, civil and criminal. I am doing something here that has not yet been done---pulling a wide array of materials for North, South and Central America, as well as, the Caribbean into one place for people to network and use....hopefully to the benefit of regular folks and minority populations to bring about an higher level of justice for larger numbers of people.

   I spent the last year doing this and it is only now starting to really get up to snuff. We are in process of translating all the pages into some future date we will probably be adding in Portuguese translations for all the pages.

   As some here know I have spent many years advocating for veterans of the military and the last thing I did before leaving the States was set up a Tribal Veterans Court in Minnesota's 8th Judicial District. On my Veterans pages you will find additional materials for Native American combat veterans.

   At any rate, I just wanted to make the group aware of this resource and, as always, your input is very welcome....just write to me at my personal e-mail,

   You will note that on my Ojibwe and Justice pages Charlie wrote the intro....very kind of him.

Take care,

Guy Gambill
Expatriate living near Guadalajara, Mexico

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