Ward LeRoy Churchill (born October 2, 1947) is an American writer and political activist. He was a professor of ethnic studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder from 1990 to 2007. The primary focus of his work is on the historical treatment of political dissenters and Native Americans by the United States. His work features controversial and provocative claims, written in a direct–often confrontational–style.” By the distance of the eternally-pretentious, “objective” tone of this Wikipedia.org article, I can tell that yet again the voice, words and ways of Ward Churchill are not welcome—but, as the title of one of his books declares, there is A Little Matter of Genocide.

The modern sequel of formal and explicit 19th century North American genocide contains the very successful 20th-century social experiments of the FBI. In “History of COINTELPRO and the FBI,” a recording produced by Maria Gilardin of tucradio.org, Ward Churchill speaks in honor of Leonard Peltier on the 26th anniversary of the firefight on the Pine Ridge reservation on June 26, 1975. What does Marcus Garvey have to do with the American Indian Movement? Ward Churchill has the mentally healthy threads that bind to build a strong shelter on the open plain of the “main” stream…


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