Skip to comments.UN fact finder on indigenous rights wraps up visit
Posted on 05/04/2012 1:14:12 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
WASHINGTON (AP) - A United Nations fact finder surveying conditions of Native Americans and Native Alaskans says he will recommend in his report that some of their lands are returned.
James Anaya has been meeting with tribal leaders, the administration and Senate members over 12 days to assess U.S. compliance with the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. He plans several suggestions in his report, likely due out this fall.
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There are levels of intellect.
The UN competes with the DNC for the bottom.
Shove it up your smelly Obamas, UN.
Say hello to Barack’s head whilst you’re there.
‘fact finder’? is that like a ‘community organizer’ 8-?
UN and ‘fact’ in the same line is laughable too.
Let’s give back California, New York, the rest of the northeast and Washington State.
“Thanks fer yer input there, sparky. Now STHU and get out.”
Nobody met with me......
this administration just never ceases to make me laugh
How about that little sliver of land between the Atlantic coast and the Pacific coast.
I hope he was thorough and stopped by Harvard Law School to talk to a certain “Native American” professor there.
One of the issues is the Sioux tribe in the Black Hills. The Black Hills are public land but are considered sacred by the Sioux tribes. The Black Hills and other lands were set aside for the Sioux in an 1868 treaty. But Congress passed a law in 1877 taking the land. It was originally their land, it is sacred to them, the US agreed to set it aside for them, Congress took it from them. Wouldn’t it be the right thing to do to give it back to them?
I agree we should return some land.
How about giving 1st Ave & E 44th St New York, NY 10017 back to the Algonquian Indians for starters?
They can even have the building and flags currently on the property. The current resident can set up shop elsewhere.