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Selected resources from the anthology: The (Un)Occupy Movement:
Autonomy of Consciousness, Practical Solutions, Human Equality

~ prose & poetry - compiled and edited by Mankh (Walter E. Harris III)

(posted with permission of Mankh)

Suggested Reading, Viewing, Listening

Indigenous/Native/Tribal/First Peoples:


Great Law of Peace, or The Great Binding Law, Gayanashagowa
- Kanionke:haka - The Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Constitution;

Thanksgiving Address: Greetings to the Natural World; basic call to
consciousness (Akwesasne Notes/Mohawk Nation);

The Hopi Survival Kit: The Prophecies; Instructions, and Warnings Revealed by the Last Elders;

The Elder Brothers: A Lost South American People and Their Wisdom;

Wisdomkeepers: Meetings With Native American Spiritual Elders;

Native New Yorkers: The Legacy of the Algonquin Peoples of New York;

New World of Indigenous Resistance: Noam Chomsky and Voices from North,
South, and Central America;

For Indigenous Eyes Only: A Decolonization Handbook;

The Militarization of Indian Country;

C. G. Jung and the Sioux Traditions: Dreams, Visions, Nature, and the Primitive;

The Navaho; Genocide of the Mind: New Native American Writing;

Prison Writings: My Life Is My Sun Dance;

This Day In North American History;

American Indian History: Five Centuries of Conflict and Coexistence;

Native American History: A Chronology of a Culture’s Vast Achievements and Their Links to World

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee;

Native American Myths (Teach Yourself Books);

White Buffalo Teachings (Chief Arvol Looking Horse);

Lame Deer, Seeker of Visions;

Hopi Prophecy About 2012 (from 1986 Continental Indigenous Council, Fairbanks, Alaska by Lee Brown, Cherokee
- also video).


Censored News: Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights;

Mohawk Nation News;

Bring Back the Way;

Montauk Nation.


Russell Means, “Welcome to the Reservation”

John Trudell (on First Voices Indigenous Radio and else-where);

O'odham - “A Voice in the Desert;”

South of the Border;

Eyes Wide Open;

Return of the Captured Spirits;

Crying Earth Rise Up!;

Holy Man: The U.S.A. v. Doug White.

2012/The Shift:

READING: The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community;

The Maya End Times: A Spiritual Adventure - Maya Prophecies for 2012 (Mercier);

Fractal Time: The Secret of 2012 and a New World Age.


Shift of the Ages;

What A Way To Go: Life at the End of Empire;

2012 An Awakening: a galactic alignment that occurs once every 26,000 years is just around the corner;

2012: Time For Change;

The Shift:

A Movie Being Made by a Movement;

The Quickening;

Thrive: What On Earth Will It Take?; 

Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (and others in the series);

Nostradamus: 2012;

Into Eden; Ethics and the World Crisis: A Dialogue with the Dalai Lama.

USA/USE History and Contemporary:


U.S. Constitution;

anything by Thomas Paine;

A People’s History of the United States;

Declarations of Independence: Cross-Examining American Ideology;

Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Book Got Wrong;

Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong;

The Decline and Fall of the American Empire;

Imperial America: Reflections on the United States of Amnesia;

Inventing a Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson;

Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace or How We Came To Be So Hated;

Dreaming War: Blood for Oil and the Cheney-Bush Junta;

The Last Empire: essays 1992–2000;

Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil;

Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle;

War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning;

The Complex: How the Military Invades Our Everyday Lives;

The Untied States of America: Polarization; Fracturing, and Our Future;

The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions About the Bush Administration and 9/11

A Women Among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise
Her Voice;


The War You Don’t See;

Why We Fight; 1984 (book also);

Fahrenheit 451 (book also);

Fahrenheit 911;

Capitalism: A Love Story;

Trouble the Water;

Chomsky: Only a Massive Uprising Will Change Our Politics (interview);

Saint of 9/11; 9/11: Explosive Evidence - Experts Speak Out;

Michel Chossudovsky, War and Globalization - The Truth Behind September 11 (9/11);

The Mysterious Collapse of World Trade Center 7: Why the Final Official Report About 9/11 Is Unscientific and False.



The Tyranny of Oil: the World’s Most Powerful Industry and What We Must Do To Stop It;

The Bush Agenda: Invading the World One Economy at a Time;

Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill;

The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems;

One Makes the Difference: inspiring actions that change our world;





The Great Mystery;


For Love of Water;

Blue Gold: World Water Wars;


Oil and Water;

On Coal River;

Bag It (the Age of Plastic);

Who Killed the Electric Car?;



Websites:;;;;; (Friends of the Earth).



Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System;

Fast Food Nation (also movie);

The Magic of Findhorn;

The Spirit of Findhorn;

The Secret Life of Plants;

Website: Organic Consumers Association.


Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil;

Urban Roots; Food, Inc. ;

The World According to Monsanto;

Dive! Living Off America’s Waste Economy:



The Global Economic Crisis: The Great Depression of the XXI Century.


Inside Job;

In Debt We Trust;


American Casino;

Overdose: The Next Financial Crisis;

Capitalism Is the Crisis: Radical Politics in an Age of Austerity;

The Rise of Financial Empire;

Economics of Happiness.



Revolutions &Revolutionary Movements;

Revolution X: A Survival Guide for Our Generation;

anything by Alan Watts (also videos online);

Soul Companions;

Future Shock;

The Third Wave;

Revolutionary Wealth;

Breaking the Sound Barrier;

The Prosperous Few and the Restless Many;

Blessed Unrest;

The Secret Spiritual World of Children;

The Hero with a Thousand Faces;

The Beat Face of God: The Beat Generation Writers as Spirit Guides;

Earth House Hold;

The Bushman Way of Tracking God; 

A.D. 381: Heretics, Pagans, and the Dawn of the Monotheistic State;

The Case for Palestine;

Homosexuality and Civilization;

The Phallus: Sacred Symbol of Male Creative Power (historical, mythic, and cross-cultural).



The Coney Island of Lawrence Ferlinghetti;

Century of the Self;

The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear;

Pandora’s Box;

Into Eternity;

Manufactured Landscapes;

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised;

Unwinking Gaze;

Amongst White Clouds;

Unmistaken Child;

Dhamma Brothers;

Fearless Mountain;

Beyond Our Differences.

WEBSITES: (Agua for Haiti);

alternet. org;

Common;;;;;;; (includes donations for Lakota).

Other Writers Worth Reading/Listening to online and elsewhere:

Les Blough;

William Blum;

Juan Gonzalez;

Amy Goodman;

Glenn Greenwald;

Chris Hedges;

Seymour Hersh;

Julia Butterfly Hill;

Naomi Klein;

Bruce E. Levine;

Michael Moore;

Bill Moyers;

Ralph Nader;

Greg Palast;

James Petras;

John Pilger;

Gareth Porter;

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts;

Phil Rockstroh;

Arundhati Roy;

Nick Turse;

Jeremy Scahill;

Danny Schecter;

Vandana Shiva;

Matt Taibi;

Mark Weisbrot;

Cornel West;

Naomi Wolf.