Justice for Mah-hi-vist

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Raised by 90 people in 37 months
Melissa Goodblanket  CLINTON, OK
The homicide of Mah-hi-vist Goodblanket  (age 18) on December 21, 2013 in Custer County Oklahoma has raised and continues to raise concerns across Oklahoma and nationwide.  Mah-hi-vist (Red Bird) Goodblanket, 18 year old Native American was shot seven times with one of those shots being to the back of his head.  He was killed in his parents home that horrific Winter Solstice evening.
Mah-hi-vist had been diagnosed with a mental health disability as a youth. On the evening of December 21, 2013, during a mental episode the family called 911 for assistance to calm the situation. After officers arrived, never assessing the situation, entered the home and killed Mah-hi-vist!
The family continues to seek justice for  Mah-hi-vist and realize that what happened to him in 2013, has continued to happen at record numbers across the Country.  This type of atrocity should not occur anywhere.
"It is our intention to keep working toward creating the "TRUTH" to surface in the case of
Mah-hi-vist , to rebirth integrity, compassion, honor and respect for all "LIFE". Any gifts you may contribute will fund efforts for Truth and Justice and the devotion to initiate change.    Blessings to each of you". Melissa Goodblanket, Wilbur Goodblanket and
Ahk-ta-na-hi Goodblanket.
Today we renew our efforts and begin again on the path of Truth and Justice.  8/5/2016
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Update 14
Posted by Melissa Goodblanket
6 months ago
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Hello beautiful members of humanity. We along with so many families continue to move forward in creating a more positive vibration on Earth by informing and sharing the story of our son, Mah-hi-vist (Red Bird) Goodblanket. Though he was taken too soon, his story continues to build momentum with hundreds of others who have lost life at the hands of Police! Our Go fund me account remains open to support our efforts to create a memorial in his honor and further support changes in police training. We support and participate in bringing awareness to mental health issues in our home State and across the globe. We stand in support of positive change in the areas mentioned above and are devoted to bring about the "Truth" in our sons senseless death at the hands of those who vow to serve and protect!
THE TIME IS NOW!!!! Let us all RISE UP in one voice to end the continued acts of genocide against life.
Our family stands firmly rooted in the guidance of the Universe to join multitudes in one voice to stop such acts across our marvelous "Blue Planet", Earth. We are grateful to each one who donates or offers any encouragement in the arena of creating a peaceful more nurtured and compassion filled environment infused with mutual respect and honor.
Blessings of a "Beauty way of Life" to all.
Melissa Goodblanket
Wilbur Goodblanket
Ahk-ta-na-hi Goodblanket
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Update 13
Posted by Melissa Goodblanket
26 months ago
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Good day all....we are in need of $10,000 as quickly as we can raise it! Our attorneys want to hire an expert. If you would like to know more details you may contact me directly. We have been active all year. As the one year anniversary nears this Winter Solstice December 21 comes with flood gates of emotion. We miss our son deeply. We miss his bear hugs..his smile...his laughter...his wonder. We wish to thank everyone for all of their support and efforts in the pursuit of TRUTH and JUSTICE in the shooting death of our son. There has been a small break in our situation yet an expert is required for us to move more forward. The fee required for this expert is $10,000.00. Please notify me privately should you need more information.
May you never experience such atrocity.
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Update 12
Posted by Melissa Goodblanket
29 months ago
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This path that our trinity is on, meaning my husband, our son Ahk-ta-na-hi and myself is beyond the understanding of this world. The tangled web associated with the local and State and our United States judicial process clearly puts in place walls with the intention that people become tired and give up or that they give into defeat in one way or another.
We can not express in words what this experience is like. Though in the beginning of this update, I expressed this experience as relating to the three of us. ( of course the intensity of being in the center directly effects the three of us) A larger purpose of the senseless death of our son belongs to all people every where and most importantly what we do as human beings today through our choices will directly effect the course of the future and the generations that are yet to come.
Though our story remains in the shadows of National media. Other cases across this Nation receive National attention. These paramilitary tactics and lack of appropriate training are vividly becoming pandemic. While the media encourages our thoughts to look outside the Country and atrocities elsewhere...I encourage those who read this to realign your focus to your local communities, look at your children and grandchildren and think about what kind of environment the young ones and those unborn will grow up in. We stand in gratitude to all who have reached out to us through art, donations of time, fundraising, music, compassionate words thoughts and deeds.
To date the State of Oklahoma are unwilling to release our case file. ( seems un constitutional) Specific to the local DA office and the OSBI. Our OSBI investigation took place out of Weatherford Oklahoma with Joe Ferraro being the lead investigator.
To add salt to our wounds the State of Oklahoma Sheriffs Association awarded the two named shooters awards of valor in the shooting death of our son. This is an atrocity in itself. I ask what type of people accept such award?
To achieve resolve we need monetary needs met to move forward. Again thank you all for witnessing me at this time and thank you for all of your support
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Update 11
Posted by Melissa Goodblanket
33 months ago
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Good day to all. The local DA ruled that the officers that shot our son were justified. We do not agree with this ruling and plan to continue our path of a wrongful death claim. Further we are planning a March through Clinton Ok in unison with our AIM brothers and sisters on July 12th. We are currently running local fundraisers to assist us with cost of providing them with a comfortable stay as the Central Texas chapter has been placed in our path as supporters. We are grateful to the National Chapter for contacting us on behalf of our loss and their show of support. We encourage all people to join us in our efforts to be heard, seen and continue to forge for the Truth and make changes that protect "Life" . I am currently taking records of police brutality within Western Oklahoma....If you or a loved one have a detailed story you wish to add please feel free to email it to me or inbox it to me. Let us RISE up from the ashes of fear and stand together for what is Right and Just.....much gratitude for the prayers of strength in this endeavor. Melissa and Wilbur and Ahktanahi Goodblanket
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Hayes Rowan
6 months ago

and this:http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/05/02/the-torturing-of-mentally-ill-prisoners (Not bedtime reading.)

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Hayes Rowan
6 months ago

Wish I could do more than share this on fb, but I'll be talking to the Gentrification Board (development corporation) if I don't put a new roof on my casita - and running water, too. (I thank G_d the rains fall into the water barrels of the rich and the poor alike. ) I do look forward to learning of your work to reform the police, and , especially the mental health agencies, with which I have much experience. Meanwhile, this: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/02/09/trip-treatment

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Sharla Laurin
37 months ago

Thank you for the updates. I think about you and your son, say a prayer for you every day.

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Starlene Naranjo
37 months ago

Im so sorry for the loss, I wish I could b there for u all, we are sending prayers your way. may creator b with you and the family may he keep you safe and healthy thru this trying time. we will burn cedar for you.

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Lisa Lampkin
37 months ago

Our deepest condolences, Melissa and Family, and our prayers and thoughts are with you and always will be.

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Melissa Goodblanket
37 months ago

TO EVERYONE AND THEIR ACTS OF SUPPORT...ENCOURAGEMENT...DONATIONS.....A-HO......THROUGH LOVE AND LIGHT WE STAND STRONG

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Jeanne Lewey
37 months ago

I'm sorry for your and your families loss. This is so heart breaking, luv and prayers to you and yours. (((Hugs))) to you Melissa.

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$5,093 of $75k goal

Raised by 90 people in 37 months
Created January 9, 2014
Melissa Goodblanket  
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Sheo'om and Paula Rose
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Virgil Curtis
6 months ago

JUSTICE FOR MAH-HI-VIST!!!

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Shari Folsom
6 months ago

My many many condolences my sister.

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12 months ago
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Hayes Rowan
6 months ago

and this:http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/05/02/the-torturing-of-mentally-ill-prisoners (Not bedtime reading.)

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Hayes Rowan
6 months ago

Wish I could do more than share this on fb, but I'll be talking to the Gentrification Board (development corporation) if I don't put a new roof on my casita - and running water, too. (I thank G_d the rains fall into the water barrels of the rich and the poor alike. ) I do look forward to learning of your work to reform the police, and , especially the mental health agencies, with which I have much experience. Meanwhile, this: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/02/09/trip-treatment

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Sharla Laurin
37 months ago

Thank you for the updates. I think about you and your son, say a prayer for you every day.

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Starlene Naranjo
37 months ago

Im so sorry for the loss, I wish I could b there for u all, we are sending prayers your way. may creator b with you and the family may he keep you safe and healthy thru this trying time. we will burn cedar for you.

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Lisa Lampkin
37 months ago

Our deepest condolences, Melissa and Family, and our prayers and thoughts are with you and always will be.

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Melissa Goodblanket
37 months ago

TO EVERYONE AND THEIR ACTS OF SUPPORT...ENCOURAGEMENT...DONATIONS.....A-HO......THROUGH LOVE AND LIGHT WE STAND STRONG

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Jeanne Lewey
37 months ago

I'm sorry for your and your families loss. This is so heart breaking, luv and prayers to you and yours. (((Hugs))) to you Melissa.

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