[Vision2020] As evidenced by the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), the U.S. government is in violation of . . .
lfalen at turbonet.com
Wed Jan 25 12:02:57 PST 2017
I is true that the whites broke most of the treaties with the Indians, However the Sioux stole the Dakotas. The Dakotas historically belonged to the Crow, The Sioux came in and kicked them out, Which is why the Crow allied with the whites against the Sioux.
Subject: Re: [Vision2020] As evidenced by the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), the U.S. government is in violation of . . .
From: "Rose Huskey" <rosejhuskey at gmail.com>
To: "Moscow Cares" <moscowcares at moscow.com>, "Moscow Vision 2020" <vision2020 at moscow.com>
Date: 01/25/17 20:45:48
Thanks so much for posting this Tom. The tragic, indeed horrendous, history of the U.S. government/citizens (consisting primarily of ethically European settlers) stealing land and ignoring treaties is shameful. Everyone of us lives on stolen land. (Please spare me the excuse that what great, great grandpa and grandma did isn't your fault. The failure to acknowledge that the genocide of indigenous people is an under told and accurate history of the U.S. and is central to understanding that the bedrock U.S. philosophy was and remains might makes right.)
Please check out this link https://www.nps.gov/nepe/learn/historyculture/the-treaty-era.htm for a brief overview of false promises. Or, better yet, if you are metaphorically standing with the courageous men, women, and children of Standing Rock consider a drive thirty miles south to the Nez Perce National Historical Park and become acquainted with the rich cultural history of the Nimíipuu .Rose Huskey
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Subject: [Vision2020] As evidenced by the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), the U.S. government is in violation of . . .
. . . Article 2 of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868
The United States agrees that the following district of country, to wit, viz: commencing on the east bank of the Missouri river where the 46th parallel of north latitude crosses the same, thence along low-water mark down said east bank to a point opposite where the northern line of the State of Nebraska strikes the river, thence west across said river, and along the northern line of Nebraska to the 104th degree of longitude west from Greenwich, thence north on said meridian to a point where the 46th parallel of north latitude intercepts the same, thence due east along said parallel to the place of beginning; and in addition thereto, all existing reservations of the east back of said river, shall be and the same is, set apart for the absolute and undisturbed use and occupation of the Indians herein named, and for such other friendly tribes or individual Indians as from time to time they
may be willing, with the consent of the United States, to admit amongst them; and the United States now solemnly agrees that no persons, except those herein designated and authorized so to do, and except such officers, agents, and employees of the government as may be authorized to enter upon Indian reservations in discharge of duties enjoined by law, shall ever be permitted to pass over, settle upon, or reside in the territory described in this article, or in such territory as may be added to this reservation for the use of said Indians, and henceforth they will and do hereby relinquish all claims or right in and to any portion of the United States or Territories, except such as is embraced within the limits aforesaid, and except as hereinafter provided."
What is the Dakota Nation to do? Build a wall?
Seeya at the protests, Moscow, because . . .
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