Main Menu
Contact Jerral
Login Form


Remember me
Forgotten your password?
Visitors: 1715285
Who's Online
We have 5 guests online

Hello my name is Jerral Campfield and this web site is dedicated to Moral Recognition Therapy using Biblical principles. Please come back often to join me in understanding Gods hands are outstretched still to forgive.

HISTORY OF THE Native American
Contributed by Jerral Campfield   
Friday, 16 December 2022

History of past treatment of Native Americans

Wounded Knees Massacre
Wounded Knee, located on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, was the site of two conflicts between Native Americans and representatives of the U.S. government, including the U.S. Army and, later, the FBI. An 1890 massacre left some 150 Native Americans dead, in what was the final clash between federal troops and the Sioux tribe. In 1973, members of the American Indian Movement occupied Wounded Knee for 71 days to protest conditions on the reservation.Ghost Dance and Sitting Bull
Throughout 1890, the U.S. government was worried about the increasing influence at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of the Ghost Dance spiritual movement, which taught that Native Americans had been defeated and confined to reservations because they had angered the gods by abandoning their traditional customs. 
Many Sioux believed that if they practiced the Ghost Dance and rejected the ways of the white man, the gods would create the world anew and destroy all non-believers, including non-Indians. On December 15, 1890, reservation police tried to arrest Sitting Bull, the famous Sioux chief, whom they mistakenly believed was a Ghost Dancer, and killed him in the process, increasing the tensions at Pine Ridge in South Dakota.
On December 29, the U.S. Army’s 7th Cavalry surrounded a band of Ghost Dancers under Big Foot, a Lakota Sioux chief, near Wounded Knee Creek and demanded they surrender their weapons. As that was happening, a fight broke out between an Indian and a U.S. soldier and a shot was fired, although it’s unclear from which side. 
A brutal massacre followed, in which an estimated 150 Indians were killed (some historians put this number at twice as high), nearly half of them women and children. The cavalry lost 25 men.
The conflict at Wounded Knee was originally referred to as a battle—the Army troops involved were later rewarded with Medals of Honor—but in reality it was a tragic and avoidable massacre. Surrounded by heavily armed troops, it’s unlikely that Big Foot’s band would have intentionally started a fight. Some historians speculate that the soldiers of the 7th Cavalry were deliberately taking revenge for the regiment’s defeat at Little Bighorn in 1876. 
Whatever the motives, the massacre ended the Ghost Dance movement and was one of the last major confrontations in the Indian Wars, America’s deadly series of wars against the Plains Indians and other Native Americans.
The American Indian Movement (AIM) was founded in 1968 in an effort to stop police harassment of Indians in the Minneapolis area. Borrowing some tactics from the Vietnam war protests of the era, AIM soon gained national notoriety for its flamboyant demonstrations. However, many mainstream Indian leaders denounced the youth-dominated group as too radical.
In 1972, a faction of AIM members led by Dennis Banks and Leonard Peltier sought to close the divide by making alliances with traditional tribal elders on reservations. They had their greatest success on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, after a group of young white men murdered a Sioux man named Yellow Thunder. 
AIM’s growing prestige and influence, however, threatened the conservative Sioux tribal chairman, Dick Wilson. When Wilson learned of a planned AIM protest against his administration at Pine Ridge, he retreated to tribal headquarters where he was under the protection of federal marshals and Bureau of Indian Affairs police. 
Rather than confront the police in Pine Ridge, some 200 AIM members and their supporters decided to occupy the symbolically significant hamlet of Wounded Knee, site of the 1890 massacre. Wilson, with the backing of the federal government, responded by besieging Wounded Knee.
During the 71 days of the siege, which began on February 27, 1973, federal officers and AIM members exchanged gunfire almost nightly. Hundreds of arrests were made, and two Native Americans were killed and a federal marshal was permanently paralyzed by a bullet wound. 
The leaders of AIM finally surrendered on May 8 after a negotiated settlement was reached. In a subsequent trial, the judge ordered their acquittal because of evidence that the FBI had manipulated key witnesses. AIM emerged victorious and succeeded in shining a national spotlight on the problems of modern Native Americans.
The troubles at Wounded Knee, however, were not over after the siege. A virtual civil war broke out between the opposing Indian factions on the Pine Ridge reservation, and a series of beatings, shootings and murders left more than 100 Indians dead. When two FBI agents were killed in a 1975 gunfight, the agency raided the reservation and arrested AIM leader Leonard Peltier for the crime. 
The FBI crackdown coupled with AIM’s own excesses ended its influence at Pine Ridge. In 1977, Peltier was convicted of killing the two FBI agents and sentenced to life in prison. To this day, Peltier’s supporters continue to maintain his innocence and seek a presidential pardon for him. 
And in 2021, members of the U.S. Congress petitioned President Joe Biden to revoke the Medals of Honor soldiers received for their participation in the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre.
Disaster at Wounded Knee. Library of Congress.
What really happened at Wounded Knee, the site of a historic massacre. 

What really happened at Wounded Knee, the site of a historic massacre. National Geographic.
Warren, Merkley, Kahele Lead Bicameral Letter Urging Biden to Rescind Medals of Honor Awarded to Soldiers who Perpetrated Wounded Knee Massacre. 

Warren, Merkley, Kahele Lead Bicameral Letter Urging Biden to Rescind Medals of Honor Awarded to Soldiers who Perpetrated Wounded Knee Massacre. Elizabeth Warren, U.S. Senate.
Wounded Knee Massacre. 

Wounded Knee Massacre. Encyclopedia of the Great Plains.
10 Things You Should Know About the Yakama Nation
ICTMN asked some Yakama people to share 10 characteristics that make their Nation strong.
SEP 13, 2018
Among the nations of the world, at 1,875 square miles, its land mass puts it just behind Luxembourg and Mauritius in geographic size. Count its historical territory, 18,750 square miles, and it’s smaller than Israel but larger than Kuwait.
Government-owned enterprises employ people in agriculture, communications and media, cultural preservation, education, entertainment, land and resource management, wildlife management, and utilities.
There are 55 government departments, among them business and economic development, education, environment, health and human services, law and justice, and natural resources.

Wounded Knee Massacre

American Indian Movement

Although Yellow Thunder’s attackers received only six-year prison sentences, this was widely seen as a victory by the local Sioux accustomed to unfair treatment by the often racist judicial system. AIM’s highly visible publicity campaign on the case was given considerable credit for the verdict, winning the organization a great Wounded Knee Siege

Trouble Continues at Pine Ridge


As a Church we are dealing with Insanity and lawlessness!
Contributed by Jerral Campfield   
Friday, 09 December 2022

As a Church we are dealing with mental Health issues much of the time. Depression is going to happen when we lose our appetite to eat and can't sleep, or just feel lousy and everything becomes negative, something is wrong. That is when you need help and who better to go to then the Lord, for He created us to deal with the problems of sins consequences of lusting for evil. Do you see the good of how God created you for goodwill and peace? Are you seeing your life is not in your hands to do as you please, but in God’s hands to do what He pleases? 
Do you know who you are, where you are and what your preparing to become like, God or automatically the Devil for that takes no work? Do you know how to be safe at all times, without fear of mankind? 
Are you apart of a body of Christ; the Church that gives you relationship, with other human beings with problems also? No one is on an Island by themselves, so keep connect to God and one another like-minded as you! Everyone has an anxiety level for that is normal and you have a need to feel safe in who you talk to as they have the same problems. That's the reason we need Christian relationship that challenge us to continue in the ways of the Lord, as He knows the way through the wilderness of lusting for sin.
I hope you able to talk about your problems to your pastor and they are kept in confidence, so hurts are healed by Gods, forgiving, power and life.
How do you get compassion is important for without love we are nothing but junkies. You and I are not able to solve problems without the guidance and empowerment of the Lord. Are you hearing the truth, God loved you in the beginning and said, do not eat of that tree, or you’re going to die! That is hard, but love is an action, for it is being able to discipline oneself to do what is right and that is more work today than even at birth, for we have had many experiences of doing right, but in a wrong way. Lord help us to want, what man has always needed. Truth of being even before counselors, or mental health people, that is help us see the light of your glory and grace. Remember Eve saw, desire the fruit God forbid and took and gave to Adam and they both ate and had to hide from God.  


Revival is needed where in Me!
Contributed by Jerral Campfield   
Friday, 02 December 2022

I pray this is not only Happening to Mario Murillo, but to other Pastors through out our world as we need revival to break the hold Satan has on Lawlessness that is going on to day around the world! I felt this would inspire us all to look at ourselves to make sue we are on fire for the world to see Christ likeness in us!!!

Mario Murillo: An Era of Mass Soul Winning Has Begun

Read Time: 4 Minutes, 27 Seconds

From the very first tent stake we drove into California soil, until now, there has only been one dream. And, after two years, that dream came true in Roseville. Roseville is the victory we have yearned for. It confirms that an era of mass soul winning has begun!
I have never needed you to rejoice with me more than right now. Give me your undivided attention. It is time to declare the towering significance of what God did in Roseville, California. This was our turning point.

<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next > End >>

Results 25 - 28 of 956

Copyright 2005 Jerral Campfield, All rights reserved.