Posts Tagged tribal sovereignty

Feministing Jamz Video of the Week: Ana Tijoux ft. Shadia Mansour – Somos Sur

The always amazing Feministing Jamz favorite Ana Tijoux is back with a new video for her track “Somos Sur” featuring Palestinian rapper Shadia Mansour. Talking global south unity and making connections between sovereignty for the indigenous peoples of the Americas and Palestinian sovereignty, this video is both visually and intellectually stunning. Don’t miss it.

The always amazing Feministing Jamz favorite Ana Tijoux is back with a new video for her track “Somos Sur” featuring Palestinian rapper Shadia Mansour. Talking global south unity and making connections between sovereignty for ...

Suquamish Tribe approves same-sex marriage

Interesting and awesome news coming out of the Kitsap Peninsula this week.

On Monday, the Suquamish Tribal Council formally changed its ordinances to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples. Starting this week, gay couples will have the same rights as heterosexual couples on the reservation (where the Suquamish have tribal sovereignty), and in other places in which gay marriages are allowed by law.

According to the Kitsap Sun, the new law allows the tribal court to issue a marriage license to two unmarried people, “regardless of their sex,” if they at least 18 years old and at least one of them is an enrolled member of the Suquamish Tribe.

They are thought to be the latest to join a short list ...

Interesting and awesome news coming out of the Kitsap Peninsula this week.

On Monday, the Suquamish Tribal Council formally changed its ordinances to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples. Starting this week, gay couples will have the ...