Skip to comments.Obama: US will back UN on rights of native peoples
Posted on 12/16/2010 10:55:36 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that the United States will reverse course and support a United Nations declaration defending the rights of indigenous peoples.
Obama told Native American leaders that the declaration affirms the importance and rich cultures of native peoples throughout the world.
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Some animals are more equal than others.
Oh....got it...just keep on working and send my tax money to the Internal Robbery Service.
Since the UN considers that the Hispanics are indigenous to the SW USA, does that mean that Mexico gets California and the rest back? For that matter, the Indians get Manhatten back?
I wonder if this has anything to do with that Akaka legislation turd the Rats are trying to lay in the Lame Duck.
Obama said Thursday that the United States will reverse course,he’s got that part right. /s
Bill Clinton had a price for involving himself in maneuvering the Democrat Congress to pass bills supporting Obama's tax agreement with the Republicans.
We've seen this group before ~ when Billzo worked to get legislation passed allowing for religious use of peyote.
Bill is still lobbying on their behalf.
Well, they can try to come take Texas if they feel big enough. Just sayin’...
End of story.
A deal's a deal.
Dear Queen Elizabeth
I would like to be relocated to my family’s ancestral lands in Scotland, which were unjustly appropriated by the English Crown, and back injustices to my family compensated for by the Crown of England and the British Parliament. In addition I would like punitive damages to insure that the English never undertake such horrific conquests of indigenous people again. Ditto for Italy and the Romans. ( don’t think that case will fly).
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“rights of indigenous peoples”
Great, just outlawed war - no tribe can go get another tribes stuff.
This also means there is no longer a reason for the UN.
Is this a joke?
All part of the agenda of undermining national sovereignty and moving toward a one world government.
Once stomped into the ground, the Mooslems, hispanics and blacks can bludgeon, shoot, and stab, each other to take first place and run the world. They seem to do such a good job of it now.
I wonder when Obama is going to get around to defending our rights to life, liberty and property?
Yeah - that surreal Akaka situation in Hawaii was my first thought too.
Let me simplify it for you -
if you’re “whitey”, you don’t get nuttin’.
Sounds like another heist.
Sounds like another heist.
my native peoples are Irish and German and I’ll be happy to receive reparations from both governments for their religious intolerance, class repression and Brit colonialist economic policies that drove my ancestors away from our native lands
I’ll accept checks
"Even Old New York was once New Amsterdam...."
I wonder if that view will apply to Americans in "Mexifornia" or (in Kanye voice) "Does Mr. Obama only care about darker pigmented peoples?"
New Sweden collapsed shortly after a brief "war" with the Dutch. The Swedish officers abandoned the colonists who then moved to near what is now Lancaster PA. By 1700 the Scandinavian (mostly Sa'ami) colonists abandoned that area to the invading Quakers and relocated up river to found York.
In between there's all kinds of history in the area ~ and except for the fact almost nobody wrote anything except in Dutch or Latin, we'd know all about it.
“WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday that the United States will reverse course and support a United Nations declaration defending the rights of indigenous peoples.”
Silly Obama. We ARE the current indigenous tribe....but he sure won’t defend us against being invaded by every 3rd world rat trap who crawl over our borders and KILL us EVERY day.
The ‘native American’ population better figure out quick why they went the way of the dinosaur. It was because of corrupt politicians just like Obama and failing to protect their borders...History DOES repeat itself.
It varied from tribe to tribe but very often our Indian tribes did not go war over hunting grounds and other resources. They went to war so male warriors could achieve more honor which translates into more power and more sex partners. Often war was made to capture the other tribe's girls and women and make them into the big warrior's concubine and baby machines to turn out more warriors for that tribe. More warriors means more powerful fighting force to raid more tribes and capture more females
Captured males were tortured. This was a great source of amusement and entertainment. They had no cable TV back then so they they let their imaginations run wild (like a Hollywood Saw movie) and did things like gently slitting a small hole in a captives belly, pulling out a five feet of intestines and roasting them right in front of him with women, children and men dancing around laughing and mocking him. This kind of slit does not kill immediately by any means
Then you have the Aztecs and Mayans who went to war to capture live prisoners and sacrifice them. By now everyone knows what massive human sacrifice these devils engaged in. That your heart was cut out w an obsidian knife
So excuse me pres Hussein Kenyan Obongo when I barf at you pimping these "rich" cultures. They were rich in death because they were freakin pagans! I respect some of what these "indigenous peoples" did but they had a big downside too
*sIgH* The rhetorical question I asked, was wasted.
Cabeza de Vaca tells of one tribe in Texas which killed all girl babies at birth. They acquired their wives from other tribes.
What baloney. People have migrated from all over the world from the beginning of man. There’s really no way to tell who is truly “indigenous.”
Like American Indians, who migrated over to the continent from Asia.
What is the cut-off date to be considered “native” ?””
I have asked this question a 1000 times. Everyone seems to forget that ancient “native americans” crossed Beringia a few thousand years ago, but how does that make them indigenous—what is it, first come, first claim by a handfull of Indians who claim the entire continent. My family came in 1637—when do I become native American?
At least Israel :-)
My family came in 1637when do I become native American?
Too late !
The cut-off date was 1636 !””
Once again, I have been shat upon just in the nick of time.
You lost me with your last riddle??
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