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Subject: RE: [DNA] Kim TallBear and David Bowden
Date: Sun, 06 Mar 2005 22:55:05 +0000


Can anyone recommend a Native American web site to which this argument can be moved?
Thanks, Paul

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> On 6 Mar 2005 at 16:47, Raymond Whritenour wrote:
>
> > If they're not "victims," then, for what reason is
> the government making
> > payments to Indian tribes?
> >
>
> It could be that the "Government" stole more than the
> indian's land, but also cash for oil and mineral
> rights.
>
> In at least one well documented case in Oklahoma, the
> BIA "Managed" the oil rights for a family. The BIA
> assumed control of the leases, received the checks and
> allocated money to the family.
>
> Problem was - The BIA received Millions, and gave the
> family only a few hundred dollars or so a year.
>
> This was proven in court, but the BIA "cannot find the
> money".
>
> NOTE that this occured in modern twentieth century
> days, not some pre-treaty days of the 1800s.
>
> White man speak with forked tongue
>
> Ola,
>
> Ann, I know, I'm off list now! :-)
>
>
>
>
>
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