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yes it is one hundred fifty you could do this ours was. according to the hospital staff they say that they have received fifteen bodies of fighters. and twenty five other one dude and this baton today. here with a line from london still to come on our program one hundred ninety people are missing after the sinking of an indonesian ferry police questioned the ship's captain and the refugees who flee persecution at home only to face a piece in gear at the hands of french police officers. ally the weather squatting down nicely now across western parts of europe largely clear skies whilst the sunshine also warm sunshine and that says well now it is
this area clout they just up into northern parts of germany into scandinavia this will cause some well the wet and windy weather some chilly weather as well just pushing its way through st bands of rain stockholm sixteen celsius those that range is pushing over towards the baltic states which enough the moscow as well with the top temperature here is formerly twenty nine degrees celsius further south thirty two celsius a book rest these are going to be lively shallow seas that could well be some how certainly some fun the mixed in as well as the heat down towards a southeastern corner further west still getting up to twenty in london and paris with that northerly breeze coming in so fresh off a little bit but it temperatures will push up as we go on through the course of the weekends and good as we go on through the next few days hot enough there in madrid of around thirty six celsius plenty of sunshine here and plenty of sun sides here across northern parts of africa it's hot when the current forty one celsius hot enough there in china's. let me thirty four as we go on through a sas day as warm sunshine but much wall to wall sunshine everywhere across
northern parts of africa attack killed in cairo thirty seven. it was a war that united egypt and syria and against israel but in the heat of the battle that different agendas soon became apparent i suppose the dream was to avenge to see tonight the six to seven one prison so that came to be told us just give me ten centimeters of land in the east the second of a three part series the israeli population were told that their troops were on the west bank of the service connex poems the second week of the war in october on al-jazeera.
oh my that our top stories here on jazeera don't trump says he's ordered u.s. government agencies to reunite migrant children who were separated from their relatives at the southern border the president vowed to public outrage on wednesday and ended the policy of splitting up families who were detained for illegal immigration the wife of israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has been charged with fraud say were netanyahu is accused of misusing state funds it's forces loyal to eastern libyan war stock say they've recaptured two oil terminals seized last week. inflation case of question the captain of a ferry which sank on monday leaving at least one hundred ninety two people missing with no official log of ticket sales it's still unclear how many were on the boat but it appears to have been badly overloaded could be one of indonesia's worst ever ferry disaster stedfast said reports. the ferry sank on lake toba
a tourist destination in north sumatra on monday but only a handful of bodies have so far been recovered from the water despite a search involving hundreds of rescue workers and grieving relatives are growing impatient legs over is known as the world's largest folk cannick league at some point it's at least five hundred meters deep the wooden ferry built to carry forty three passengers was heavily overloaded and sank in bad weather there were twenty one survivor s. and i'm going to have a good night that's got on the ferry started to tilt i raced to the top of the boat but my friends were still below the deck everyone jumped off climbed to the top again so it sank i had two people but there were others clutching to my feet from the water so i had to let them go because i started running again i kicked them away. initial figures suggest that eighty people were on board but it's now risen
to almost two hundred the transport minister doubts the figure is that high but with no passenger list or record of ticket sales the exact number may never be known very accidents are common in indonesia where safety measures are often not enforced the president is demanding action i mean the support of the needs of it but it will long lucky i ask for these kinds of disasters to never happen again and i ordering the minister of transportation to evaluate all safety procedures and standards of transportation vehicles. using an underwater drone rescue workers are trying to locate the vessel in the murky depths of the lake once found they hope more bodies can be recovered while relatives are waiting for answers the government is on the pressure of another ferry disaster highlights that safety procedures are not being followed lake toba has been chosen by president job as one of the country's main tourist destinations but many fear that physicists will think twice
before travelling by boat step fasten al-jazeera. un special envoy to yemen martin griffiths says he is working with all parties in yemen's war to avoid a further military escalation in the city of her data this is city rebels in yemen continue to deny claims the saudi amorality coalition has taken full control of her data airport they say this video shows their fighters in slaying the airport compound it contradicts recent statements by the coalition that they have been driven out of the coalition says it's also attacking pockets of rebel resistance in the surrounding area a spokesman for the red sea say they are not giving up or data. about this whole part of the we were at the hotel you do civilian airports and god willing we will walk forward to the main gate and take photos there and also to send a message to the arab world. peace in france of being accused of abusing the rights of migrants and refugees as they wait to cross the border from italy activists say
detention is routine asylum procedures aren't properly explained and the rights of refugee children are being ignored and sent to reports from southeast france these commanders say they're just trying to stop illegal immigration. french border police search a train in malta are the first stop from the border with italy migrants try to cross into france on this line every day but few make it the government's crackdown on illegal immigration and police checks authorise pressure on police to turn back migrants says this n.e.p. is leading to rights abuses is a silent the police said there was no one inside here but when we asked to go in we saw a young people lying on the floor there was no interpreter no lawyer given no possibility to file an asylum request last year french officers on this border stop fifty thousand migrants many walked from italy taking dangerous mountain routes like this man who didn't wish to be identified but described being detained by french
officers and we didn't have a blanket we didn't have clothes as we didn't have shoes. with libya. some boy is dead to be due to our because he's what he called me and he's hungry. and one of the guards called my niece who police monies. to study between he and the boys. there are only a few hundred meters between the french and italian border posts which face the mediterranean sea all along this road we have spoken to migrants who say that they were detained overnight by the french border police in a police station down there they all say the same thing they were locked inside with no food no access to information and activists in this region say that is extremely common and what's more they say the french police are falsifying documents in order to turn away my clients one hundred eighty. under french law
child refugees a guaranteed state protection but charity workers here say french police often ignore the rules unfortunately it's so common so we have that there where you see that somebody has written yeah vocally original birthday and the police changed because in that. they didn't have the responsibility for taking charge of the mail the allegations of and good police. i refute these accusations because every day my colleagues face migrants who pretend to be miners. on all sides the lack of trust is clear there's also frustration that the european union isn't doing more to deal with the migration crisis leaving individual countries to cope and leaving the most vulnerable people lost in uncertainty natasha butler al jazeera mortal italy's prime minister says the german chancellor has agreed to withdraw a draft e.u. agreement on migration but would have seen asylum seekers returned the first you country they arrived in angola marcos under severe pressure to strike
a deal by the end of next week a deadline set by her coalition partners from berlin dominic cain has more. angela merkel's plans for the informal e.u. mini summit taking place in brussels on sunday have just got a little bit more difficult because the knowledge that the intaglio prime minister was unhappy with some of the suggested conclusions that may emerge from the full blown summit taking place in brussels at the end of next week next week was so strong that she'll have to call him during a visit that she's making to the middle east over the course of today and tomorrow to reassure him about what would be discussed on sunday and to remove elements that he found were unacceptable because let's remember here he is now in charge of a government in italy that is more euro skeptic intone the other development is another interesting element of the euro skepticism growing in parts of europe that the visa ground group four countries of central eastern europe poland the czech
republic slovakia and hungary all saying they intend to boycott this mini summit taking place on sunday pointers they have not been invited to that means think but what is clear here is this is the sense that the euro skeptic governments are now trying to put the pressure on and get them out and the european union to show how they don't want to fit in with their range plans that angle americal appear to be trying to get too close to an agreement. u.k. says that e.u. citizens who want to stay after effects will be able to apply using a new registration system the government insists it wants to make the process of staying as easy as possible many europeans living in britain are deeply worried about their future explains. that has left italian composer dimitris colorado in a limbo is among three and a half million citizens living working and paying taxes in the u.k.
who will now have to pass government checks in order to be able to remain in britain after it leaves the e.u. . will have to undergo criminal checks. undergo proving that you've been continuously resident here. it will be fine for the majority mother will be lots of cases where we've got lots of look old american fans and i can witness love. lots alongside lots of fear. the british government's promise to allow mostly you citizens to stay in the u.k. providing they've been in the country long enough haven't broken any laws and pay a registration fee the home secretary on thursday promised the process will be simple they will have to release steps to which we need to prove your identity the number two that you live in the u.k. prove that you actually live in the u.k. and number three that you have no serious criminal convictions and if we if you are not going to get is that they have to be
a very good reason why you're not going to get that under the proposal the government says they'll be two types of immigration status settle status for e.u. citizens who've been living in the u.k. for at least five years by december thirty first twenty twenty i'm pretty settled status for those who've been in the u.k. less than five years they'll be able to stay and apply for settled status later. family members dependents and unmarried partners who also be allowed to apply to live in the u.k. after a certain amount of time the government has promised a streamlined low cost digital process there are still concerns for thousands of e.u. nationals that may want to continue living here in the u.k. students for instance who may have decided to spend a year living somewhere else or perhaps self employed people don't have the financial records to prove that they've been living here consistently long enough to get the status necessary and the elderly people that may have been here for many many years who simply don't know that they now need to register there may be
problems for these and others further down the line the recent windrush scandal saw long term u.k. residents from the caribbean wrongly labelled illegal immigrants some were deported despite living in the u.k. for decades the government can't afford to get the registering of three and a half million e.u. citizens wrong in return to reason may want brussels to safeguard the rights of one point two million british citizens living in the e.u. but without a final deal with europe there are no guarantees. al-jazeera london. there are reports of war fighting in the nicaraguan city of must say funerals have been held for three people killed there on choose day and to government protesters have been fighting peace and paramilitary since the city declared that it no longer recognizes for a tea of president daniel ortega. iraq's supreme court has ruled that a manual we can't evolve will cast during the general election last month should take place and certain categories of votes originally deemed invalid must be
included with the president and several political blocs have holes to recount which is expected to take up to two weeks ten thousand members of the electoral commission are now expected to sort through the food turn. opec ministers are gathering in vienna with a big decision on global oil production expected saudi arabia and russia are urging opec to increase oil production again after eighteen months of tight control but iran and other members remain fiercely opposed in friday's ministerial meeting is likely to be one of the toughest in recent memory hole brennan reports from vienna . will they or won't they that's the question vexing energy analysts ahead of friday's opec ministers meeting with the ministers agree a compromise or is opec heading for a splits it could be a short fall by the end of the summer like one point six to one point eight million barrels a day it will take time for anything to filter through say whatever they decide to do in the next few days it won't be instant but it will have an impact on the
market but they also want to insure against is that the stock over high that we've seen in recent years has doesn't come back again the reason why there are no talks or increase in production is to jump on that volatility again the market the consumers everybody enough certainty and sense of security of supply to keep markets in a healthy situation in june twenty fourth teen opec oil was trading at one hundred ten dollars a barrel by january two thousand and sixteen it had dropped to just twenty five dollars a barrel now thanks to opec limiting supply it's recovered to around seventy three dollars a barrel but there is dispute over what the ideal price should be. the saudi crown prince was warmly welcomed in moscow last week the two countries firmly agreed on the need for high oil production however coming into this week's meeting opec
member iran supported by venezuela and iraq was threatening to veto any easing of the production cap and the divisions here at opec are as much of a geo political tensions as they are about the price of oil outside of opec saudi arabia and iran are bitter regional rivals as the impact of u.s. sanctions against iran and the prospect of chinese tariffs on u.s. oil and of course russia intensely dislike seeing america benefits from high oil prices balancing those competing interests looks difficult and opec has seen spits before most recently in twenty eleven this time analysts believe an output increase will avert potential chaos if you depart friday and saturday very with no outward hike on the cards then there is an inherent danger that the discipline might be lost that the saudis might go it alone even if four hundred fifty thousand about it and then that you give the pretext to the russians and the can know no bad guys who've been holding their dispute say well you know what let's let's bump up our
operate auction as well the compromise might involve just a few hundred thousand extra barrels a day and there are signs here in vienna that that might be agreeable to all but it's not a done deal yet paul brennan al jazeera vienna well you can find it much more about the stories we're following from our correspondents all over the world at al-jazeera dot com plenty of video on demand right there we'll have the headlines in just a sec. top stories here on al-jazeera donald trump says he's ordered u.s. government agencies to reunite lichen children who were separated from their relatives at the southern border the president bouts of public outrage on wednesday and signed an executive order ending the policy of splitting up families who were detained for illegal immigration congress was supposed to vote on a compromise bill that would address the separations but that's been delayed now
until friday. directive a.g.h. s d h s d o j to work together to keep illegal immigrant families together during the immigration process and to reunite these previously separated groups. but the only real solution is for congress to close the catch and release loopholes that have fueled the child's vocally good investor meanwhile first lady melania trump has made a surprise visit to the us mexico border as the white house goes into damage control of the separations she told a social services center for migrant children as well as a border patrol processing base the first lady had earlier said the separations of the border paid her even as the president stuck by his zero tolerance policy he wife of israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has been charged with fraud israel's justice ministry says sarah netanyahu is accused of misusing state funds
she's alleged to have spent around one hundred thousand dollars of government money on lavish meals at the prime minister's residence in jerusalem but human netanyahu has called the allegations against his wife absurd and unfounded. security sources in libya say a powerful warlord has captured two major oil terminals have ties to forces have been battling for control of al sidra and ruslan and rival fires has led by your brain and jeff from a strong they will pause there last week. indonesian police have questioned the captain of a ferry which sank leaving at least one hundred ninety two people missing relatives have been gathering along the shore of lake told in sumatra where the ferry sank in bad weather on monday at least four people or so far confirmed dead say the captain could face charges those are current headlines stay with us the strain is next we'll see a bit later. imo
it could be i'm one hundred seventeen and you're in the stream today we'll hear from an artist who's mixing hip hop with the history of indigenous america native american artist frank wall and joins us to share his latest music and if you're new to the concept of indigenous hip hop and have a listen to this. never seen a storm come without a way and it's a lot. of pressure stress that. this is the.
place to go when no one's there to my. camp. the legacy of broken treaties colonialism and native american genocide are constant themes and frank wants music born of the rose by indian reservation in rural south dakota out one uses music to call out historical wrongs and uplift indigenous youth many of whom struggle from the impacts of poverty violence suicide and other intergenerational traumas so joining us now is frank here in the studio welcome to the stream frank hello mike it's an honor to be here it's really good to have you here so you know this past week our team and i have been going through your music
it has been lovely homework to have and we came up with some themes that we thought we found most prevalent in your work and that is history heritage and family that to us is what seems to be the drivers behind your work for you what is it that drives your music i mean i think you guys kind of hit it on the head i try to improve approach my work from an indigenous standpoint and that's not to say i have all the answers like i grew up and i said the colony in my mind was socialized into you know the western way of looking at the world so as i get more in touch with my own culture and my own roots and try to uncover what they took from us i try to bring that out and i work so very much at the core of it is love love for my people for the land for my family love for. everything that we're supposed to live in balance with it's interesting to hear you say that a lot of people commenting on their colonialism and kind of the courage the creative courage in your lyrics specifically john little on twitter pointing out
one song in particular called what makes the red man red saying my favorite line from his music is quote you inherited everything we died for and all we get is a goddamn mascot. since that person brought a song that you know i want to hear your answer on that and what you think of that i want to share our audience share with our audience what it sounds like so have a listen to this on sound cloud sound cloud what meet the red man red. so you sampled disney's song from the animated feature the one nine hundred eighty three animated movie peter pan and turned it on its head so tell us about that so i produced my own music and i did that was the first time i ever actually sample all
vinyl i found a record in children have been to use vinyl so in minneapolis for a dollar and i've always wanted to do something with that song just because disney has a pretty horrible history of stereotyping my people and it's there in the music and so i always look for creative ways to foot things like that on their head like and i just want to point out that song is full of racial slurs for indigenous people but it came off of a children's record and you know so i just by doing that alone it kind of shows you where we're at in this country as far as how we look at indigenous people you have this line in there where you say what made you think the red man was dead or someone paraphrasing you a little bit and i know you have a story where that actually happened to someone you know what is surprised yeah so it was my first week in a so i graduated from columbia college in. chicago i got my bachelor of arts and audio arts and acoustics and the first week i was there i was living in a dorm room in a dorm building in downtown chicago and i got in the elevator in this go about on the elevator with me and she was non-native she commented on my hair she would get
really pretty have you and i was like you know thank you and she didn't know what that meant and so i had to be more general and i was like i'm native american and she looked at me confused and she was like you guys are still alive you know and just think about that we got college educated adults living on stolen colonise land i think we don't even exist. i mean you know people are talking about the reservations people you're saying you know people think we don't even exist anymore so much of your culture sadly for better or worse is out of sight and kind of out of mind a lot of people touching on the online for example we have a man on twitter saying i currently reside in l.a. are obstacles when talking about you know he tweeted a single obstacles you face on the reservation other than deeply entrenched institutional racism imposed on the side of p.t.s.d. he goes on and on and says there's so much hopelessness how do you change that sense of hopelessness into hope in your music or do you i think i think you know i've been thinking about that a lot because i grew up in a place where it was it can get hopeless and i think when you're survivors of a genocide were less than one percent of your people survived and you never been
able to heal there's going to be a lot like you say you know like colonial p.t.s.d. a lot of hopelessness so i think for me my work becomes a tool for me to practice hope is almost a montreaux almost like a daily practice you know you know you've got to keep practicing that hope on a daily basis otherwise it's easy to lose hope in that goal so i think my music gives me the tools to practice it in a day to day basis what drew you to have pop in the first place the storytelling the drums the the truth speaking truth to power you know i think at its core hip-hop was created by a colonized people who were stolen away from their homeland stolen away from their culture and trying to recreate something that was taken from them so i think hip hop at its core is coming from indigenous or. african folks were indigenous people as well we all are colonized people so i think that's why as an indigenous person i resonate with it because it was created by colonized people and it's a strong from indigenous tradition that has roots you know frank for as much as we
all of hip hop and i think we all here do love hip hop but some people don't love hip hop but they still love you i mean the loves days thing on twitter i'm not a fan of hip hop but it's different with his music really great i love it too but i live so far to ever see him alive she goes on then to say when we asked what do you think is different about his music she said good question it might be because he talks about the realities that the government tried so hard to race it's important to keep talking and spread the word to those who do not know and you're doing it extremely well are you conscious of that that you're educating as much as you're entertaining you know in the beginning i wasn't because i was just you know one thing i was taught from elders and i community is that if you know something you do it without being asked and if you if you learn something you repeat it so others can learn it and so i think you know i just was talking about those things because it's my life that history's ingrown ingrained in my life indigenous people our lives are politicized whether we want it to be our not because our reality was influenced by us policy and still is today so i would be lying if i wasn't talking
about my reality and my life you know so it's just it just started happening and then as i started putting out the music i realized there was a need to educate not on not only non-natives well known people because we were cut off from the history as well i didn't know i was a came from a colonized nation until i was in my twenty's you know really it's wild well in the spirit of education frank i know you're going to perform a new song for us it's called my people come from the land so as you get ready i wanted to share this video comment that came from nolan hack talking kind of about what we just spoke of. wally his music speaks to me because he is a compromising and his music is a compromise and he tells the truth his music tells the truth and that i can identify with that as a black man because i look at something like this is america by donald glover and this is the same thing donald comes and goes hey this is what this is what this
country has been doing to us the soul all this is what this country used to do to was right now frank's laying it on a table the same way coming out of the aboriginal coming out with what makes a red man red and say this is what this country has been going to native people one hundred years this is what this country is still to want to. learn from and. people come from the. romney people come from the land on which it's to fight the white and still fight quite. not every monday should indeed be every step closer on dressed in white caps to ship would never said that they don't keep a steep triple up trouble would never reach the council fires are still claim.
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which. would change. to a college town. the. following day. so so powerful you are watching this stream with the hip hop indigenous artists wall and that was one of his latest songs that previewing here on the stream for the very first time so we're privileged our followers online know that we're privileged here this is one person on twitter who says so happy to be watching this live stream bring wall and someone else on you tube watching live says i love this the history of native americans is so important and needs to be taught and retain that's us on facebook and it's interesting what she says the history needs to be
taught it needs to be retained because you do your line of the song it's my people come from the land and you talk about the historical tragedies of the white man but they're still ongoing to day do you think enough people understand. honestly i think and i think you know people's reactions to what's happening right now at the border is a great example of that if you understood this history from one of their colonial nations you understand this history has this country has a deep history of separating indigenous children from their parents i mean the same thing happened in my great grandparents they were snatched up and taken to boarding school and so you know what's happening today is just a continuation of one of the founding fathers this country was built on just just a policy that says because i know some people in our audience may not be familiar with boarding schools although some might think that sounds like a good thing but these were indoctrination. boarding schools in this country and this happened to my great grandparents they came into our homes under you know
under orders of the u.s. government's national ball of our children from the us up to canada and. they took my great grandparents from home and i don't know what happened to them but i know that they never spoke our language again and never passed on any of our culture after that so i can't imagine you what you would have to do to a small child to make them stop speaking their language and i didn't even know my great grandparents were fluent in our language until they were. after they were passed on and i was in my twenty's because they kept it that much of a secret they felt that being native was something to be ashamed of because these schools top all of our ancestors that in this country is built on the dehumanization of indigenous people you know in that indian boarding schools are one of those tactics that used you know when you talk about the dehumanization whether it's native americans and you know language and land in these symbols your message is obviously resonating thinks twitter twitter saying is such an extraordinary musician talking about you of course his lyrics have the strength to render the overarching american culture speechless however i think creating music
by native people for native people and presenting a positive native figure is more important to him and his music you smile as i kind of finish that tweet. i think is cool whatever my fans kind of you know because. the people who follow my work are usually hardcore fans because i don't you know there's not a lot of it's hard being an indigenous person and indigenous artists speaking about these things trying to make it in an entertainment system built in a set or colony built on the dehumanization of the people you know and be like saying well as a palestinian rapper talking about israel going to make it in an israeli record label are they going to get promoted in israel not really you know in the same thing with us here it's hard to break through to the popular american culture as an indigenous artists speaking on these sorts of things so i smile because you know the people that follow me get in and i just smile because you know she had it right and they were going to follow him from all over the world because you brought up
palestine i just quickly want to bring their voice into this conversation because i know you recently took a trip there we also have palestinian fan on twitter saying i feel like parts of his lyrics can also be applied to the palestinian struggle people as someone who grew up in a country where i always got silenced when i talked about what horrors israel put palestinians through and you know she goes on on and. she really says that stood out to her right here she says to know someone with a voice as powerful as this is addressing those same problems in the hardships and maybe trying bridges to her experience is really powerful to her what was that trip like to that trip was life changing it was a year ago i spent eleven days i want with a group called dream defenders i was with a delegation of artist and i was very grateful i was the only indigenous person but you know i was aware that their colonialism was happening out there but when i was actually in palestine for eleven days it was very i would say spiritually triggering because i saw almost sometimes almost like line for a line what happened to my ancestors from like open air prison systems our
reservations basically to setting the government setting up laws to make our lives a living hell in me because one of these and so you know i'm definitely going to write a song for palestine one day and the thing that just keeps coming to my head was i looked in the eyes of palestine and i saw my own reflection you know i saw the reflection of my people and what we went through and it really shook me to my core in a way i haven't yet found the words to describe but i know it's going to come out in the music soon i love what you're saying there and it it explains why you've been called this take a look at my screen here pink wants to bridge is the sound of an indigenous generation rising frank warren has been making moves he's built a large and devoted audience that and he's been dubbed the bob marley. for the way that he envisioned its music as a force for love struggle healing and social change so that's one person's perspective there but i like that they're talking about the things that are in your music the love the struggle the healing in the social change i read an interview
that you were about twenty one when you started this journey came into music and you did it because you said it was an act of survival so that seems to resonate throughout your lyrics talk to us about that feeling that music is your means of survival yeah well you know growing up in the place where i grew up on the rosewood reservation. it was an easy place to grow up it's one of the poorest counties in this country i was raised by a single mom and you know there are a lot of beautiful things that our culture and you know we're reviving our language and there's a lot of things that home i can't get anywhere else in the world because of colonialism and genocide there's a lot of things that can actually kill me too so you know whenever i'm talking about. music as an act of survival it started when i was seven i started playing piano when i was seventeen and i've struggled with anxiety depression and suicide for most of my life and i think a lot of native people feel the same way even if or not aware of it or don't talk about it and music at
a certain point my life was the only thing that made me feel like i wanted to be alive you know so i think my spirit was just trying to trying to keep me alive and trying to keep me going to music was one of those things like you know people ask me why and i say it's like an itch i have to scratch i was born to make music i was born to do this i was born to see what you've just seen me do and my life would be a waste if i were fulfilling my purpose you know that kind of goes back to that teaching i said if you know something you do it without being asked and i know i'm born to make music and it took me a while to realize that i can do that because i didn't believe in myself i didn't have the tools i didn't have the resources and it was kind of like just pouring myself into the work out of survival led me to where i'm mad and then people started following it before i knew i had a career going and it seems like frank more people are following you hendrik on you tube who's watching live said yes i am sold this is great thank you so much but we also have a more substantive comment from meghan thing frank you're an extremely proud lakota man have you ever personally struggled with american culture telling you to feel self-hatred or even ashamed of your culture i mean i don't think like explicitly no
one's ever told me that but all you've got to do is look at the media and how i like the type of media i grew up with of portraying native people it was things like disney's peter pan you know it was whenever i saw it on the news it was really only poverty porn you know they were only come in and cherry pick the negative stories and never talk about the history of why things are the way they are on a reservation. and never show the hopeful side it was just become this or native americans or lazy or alcoholic or drug addicts you know we're deadbeat dads all these statistics so i think you know looking at looking at the way the media has treated my people looking at historically the way this country and americans of treated my people for over five hundred years they've been telling as a show shame about who you are and to be native actually. you know frank you mentioned. your older generations. and i'll give our viewers a little bit of a fun fact trivia for this next album that's coming out he actually had to learn the language and used. to help you along with him right so i'm not fluent so i
didn't grow up speaking my language because in my family it kind of went away with my great grandparents when they passed on so i feel like if i learn my language and use my my my path and my art as the vehicle i can maybe hill some of those wounds my great grandma and great grandpa i don't i don't know what they took to their grave you know but i know if i can help in any way bring our language back i can i can heal and i really believe through our indigenous people anybody we have the ability to time travel you can heal past present future so you're going to get a little taste frank is going to play us out what the song in the look at the language called why don't we teach that for our audience who doesn't speak a lot code says this is what the song roughly translates to have it on my screen here nation people now we thrive and prosper when your spirit speaks listen federally the fire is coming back to life help each other you've been watching the
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let this you know. we're at the bridge of the russian camp for palestinian but i'll just see right through din world news. hello them joining with someone here in london with the current top stories announces a rep u.s. customs and border agency says adults cos caught crossing the border from mexico will still be sent for prosecution after a day of confusion about how president dilma trump's executive order will actually be implemented i suppose means that families will now be kept together in the hands of u.s. immigration and customs enforcement but it's not clear when and how families already split up will be reunited of directv h.h.s.
d h s d o j to work together to keep illegal immigrant families together during the immigration process and to reunite these previously separated groups. but the only real solution is for congress to close the catch and release loopholes that if you will the child smuggling investor meanwhile first lady melania trump has made a surprise visit to the us mexico border gabe elizondo has more. first lady maloney a trump visited this shelter for migrant children she spent about seventy five minutes inside talking to me to children asking them where they were from how long they've been here this is a shelter that has about sixty migrant children out of the sixty they're all from either salvador and we're told that out of the sixty's six or children that were separated from their parents after being arrested requesting asylum here in the
united states clearly this was an unexpected trip for the first lady but it was really some ways of photo op obviously the trumpet ministration is under a lot of criticism right now for these policies that her husband president donald trump put into places zero tolerance policies of separating children policy that he is now trying to reverse so this trip by the first lady in many ways was trying to show compassion and trying to show that the u.s. government does care about these children but we really wanted to hopefully get more information about how they expect to reunite the two thousand three hundred children that are still separated from their parents but the first lady left here without taking questions from the media wife of israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has been charged with fraud israel's justice ministry says a seven then yahoo is accused of misusing state funds she's alleged to spend around one hundred thousand dollars of government money on lavish meals at the prime minister's residence in jerusalem but human netanyahu has called the allegations
against his wife absurd and unfounded security sources in the b.s.a. a powerful warlord has captured c. major oil terminals us forces have been battling for control of al sadr and ruslan moved rival fighters led by abraham just trying to storm the oil ports last week. the u.n. special envoy to yemen martin griffith says he's working with all parties in yemen's war so avoid a further military escalation in the city of hard data hooty rebels continue to deny claims that the saudi erotic coalition has taken full control of the city they say that this video shows their flying to inside the airport compound contradicts recent statements by the coalition of the who have been driven i was a spokesman for the duty say they are not giving up data about the dissolute other than we were at the hotel you do civilian airports and god willing we will walk forward to the main gate and take photos there also to send
a message which of the arab world a turkish court has extended the detention of an amnesty international leader who is accused of belonging to a terrorist organization tamari clearly has already spent more than a year in jail without any trial the government says he's a supporter of exiled businessman for to a girl and the alleged mastermind of the twenty sixteen failed coup indonesian police have questioned the captain of a ferry which sank leaving at least one hundred ninety two people missing relatives living gathering along the shore of lake told in sumatra where the ferry sank in bad weather on monday at least four people are confirmed dead there are reports of more fighting in the nicaraguan city of messiah figure also been held for three people killed there on chewstick protesters have been fighting for peace and paramilitary since the city declared that it no longer recognizes the authority of president daniel ortega. those are your current headlines stay with us the war in october is next but by.
on the sixth of october nine hundred seventy three the tenth day of ramadan the muslim holy month and young kapoor the holiest of holy days in the jewish calendar egypt and syria launched an all out war against israel. this first liberation of land occupied by israel in the one nine hundred sixty seven six day war provoked an enthusiastic response across the arab world. that in the
show a little bit. of the moroccan people were so enthusiastic about the war that was evident in the campaign organized a more open cities especially the big ones to donate blood and it was a very popular campaign and it away as it did. about us and what it will give them in algeria and president bush took up the cause and gave a blank check to the soviets and said spend it as you like on weapons one hundred million dollars for egypt and one hundred million for syria to cover everything they need in the way of ammunition weapons spare parts and so on that. area. in october one thousand nine hundred seventy three the arab world seemed to have united behind to see. precious gone.
but the common purpose of egypt and syria the two countries who started this war was about to dissolve into acrimony and mistrust. the syrian golan heights. occupied by israel and the one nine hundred sixty seven six day war. still occupied to this day. this high plateau is a tranquil and beautiful place. but it is also scarred and defaced by the bloody fighting that took place here in october one thousand nine hundred seventy three. memorial
stand to the israeli forces before to desperate battle to stop the syrian thrust which threatened to reach right to the heart of israel. in the first five days of warhead on the golan israeli losses alone amounted to two hundred fifty tanks and hundreds of men. it was and vicious for the syrians to think that they could penetrate significantly into the israeli rare over the course of twenty four hours but it was not wholly under realistic how the israelis not being able to respond flexibly it is entirely possible about a syrian exploitation force could have had a trade into northern israel with an attack. but it was not to be and less than twenty four hours israel had mobilized to. divisions which soon
turned the syrian advance into retreat. on the tenth of october and after suffering huge losses and tanks the syrians withdrew from the golan heights. back behind the one nine hundred sixty seven cease fire line the same place they had started their assault five days earlier. now the israelis faced a crucial choice what should be their next move. the decision taken in tel aviv was typically bold to go on the attack to push on into syria itself. to make it go the other side and the game of fire. and we are going to read. and out. and out right. and
right by this matter and alcohol every week there will be out of. there. the effort to take syria out of the war had already started the previous day with strikes by the powerful israeli air force. in the worst possible conditions we penetrated deep into syria to damascus and blew up their air force headquarters and the general staff most of them to follow here. these were the first of a string of attacks targeting syrian infrastructure. and at that stage syrian population got up on the roof to watch the bombs fall and most
of the other exciting. truth had been sunk in the country was mortal danger. alongside the heavy aerial strikes israel would launch its ground offensive. to arm the divisions would attack across the nine hundred sixty seven cease fire line known as the popular line along the damascus road towards the syrian capital sixty kilometers to the east. at first light on the eleventh of october the assault began. despite fierce syrian resistance the israelis advanced capturing territories deep inside the syrian mainland. but. in the. the retreat began when the israelis launched
a massive counterattack the first division started to retreat before the israeli army. when it did it had almost two hundred fifty tanks and the infantry brigades behind it they started to retreat to this resulted in the advance of the israeli army i remember that day the president issued an order dismissing the commander of that division and appointing another in his place. stories emerged that assad's punishment for his commanders went beyond mere dismissal. and as. i remember yes more than one officer was arrested and it said that some of them were executed. there was one senior commander that president assad summoned and asked him to account for himself and that the commander then shot himself in front of the president that. assad's rage was.