Skip to comments.As Chief of Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma’s delegate is used to meeting with president
Posted on 08/11/2012 6:03:47 AM PDT by Libloather
As Chief of Cherokee Nation, Oklahomas delegate is used to meeting with president
Modified: Friday, Aug. 10, 2012
Cherokee Nation Chief Bill John Baker said of President Barack Obama: We really appreciate the attitude his administration has placed toward Indian Country.
Chief Bill John Baker of the Cherokee Nation met with President Barack Obama last month in Washington, D.C., to talk about tribal issues.
Baker is a fourth-generation Cherokee born and raised in Tahlequah, Okla., the capital of the Cherokee Nation. His great-great-grandmother was brought there in the early 19th century after her parents died on the Trail of Tears.
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‘...Baker is a fourth-generation Cherokee born... His great-great-grandmother was brought there in the early 19th century after her parents died on the Trail of Tears.”’
Another one of those “1/32nd, high-cheekboned” faux-Indian frauds and fakers?
HE’S AN AMERICAN. (Maybe).
Only a real Indianas opposed to a Leftist fraudwould have the b***s to use the classic expression "Indian country." He also looks Indian to mehe has light skin, but his features are pretty Oriental-looking.
When I saw President Obama, I told him from my point of view, Mitt Romney... hasn't a chinaman's chance of beating him this fall!
I said the same thing to Our Great Black Father... when I was last in Washington--
We sharpen our scalping knives and paint our faces... in anticipation of hanging Mitt's and Paul's stylish hair from the lodge pole of our teepee!
The Indians have been fooled by people in Washington for years, this guy is just another in a long line of Indians that have believed anything coming out of Washington.
You have to live in OK to see the benefits and freebies that Indian tribes get. It’s always amusing to see some blonde driving a car with tribal license plates. Also, I think Indians are allowed to vote to raise taxes that they don’t pay.
I have a friend who was raised in Tahlequah, and all the kids with Indian ties got “free” school supplies every year, even the children of doctors and lawyers. Meanwhile, the other kids, no matter how poor, did not.
There’s a public service ad that airs frequently during Rush’s show promoting a sweet mortgage deal for Indians, paid for by taxpayers, of course. It’s such a crock.
alot of us have ancestors that died on the trail of tears.
WHAT in Sam Hill is a “fourth-generation Cherokee” ???
One thing is for certain, he is NOT a “ fourth-generation Cherokee.” That is a meaningless identification. Either he is a Cherokee of unknown generations but certainly much more than four or he is no Cherokee at all. His great great grandmother was descended from uncounted generations of Cherokees who came before her. She did not become a Cherokee on the trail of tears or by virtue of arrival in Oklahoma. There is a reason why there is a town in North Carolina named Cherokee. I have been there many times.
I consider that line to be just another example of why I take every news story with a BUCKET of salt. It may seem trivial but if they can’t get the easy stuff right why would I take the rest seriously?
The BIA is a horrible joke that has done enormous harm to the Indian tribes, *and* many of the treaties between the US government and the tribes are ridiculous, irrational, filled with gobbledegook that made no sense even when they were written, *and* one of the biggest problems the tribes face today is a *lack* of federal business law allowing corporations to operate on reservation lands.
For this reason, the president needs to convene a permanent Indian Treaty Commission to meet individually and collectively with the tribes, and non-tribal indigenous people including Alaskan Eskimos and Native Hawaiians, to have extensive negotiations leading to the elimination of the BIA, rationalization and modernization of treaties, and the establishment of federal business law on tribal lands so that the tribes can be developed as the tribes see fit.
A book worth a read
Walking the Trail, by Jerry Ellis
I read it when it first came out and could not put it down....
Same here in Alaska but more. Having a drop of native blood is the golden ticket for lots of free stuff, money for nothing, and natural resource preferences over your citizen neighbors. 99% of this state is locked up for the use of the feds or natives. We who don't get the free stuff are the true one percenters here. They are a drone voting block that keep returning democratic and republican political prostitutes to DC. When combined with the union thugs they are an unbeatable coalition of takers.
If you’d like to see a different kind of Indian— one who identifies himself as an “America Indian Patriot’’, hike on over to Dr. David Yeagleys “Bad Eagle.com’’. This guy HATES Obama and loves America.
“One thing is for certain, he is NOT a fourth-generation Cherokee. That is a meaningless identification. Either he is a Cherokee of unknown generations but certainly much more than four or he is no Cherokee at all. His great great grandmother was descended from uncounted generations of Cherokees who came before her. She did not become a Cherokee on the trail of tears or by virtue of arrival in Oklahoma. There is a reason why there is a town in North Carolina named Cherokee. I have been there many times.
I consider that line to be just another example of why I take every news story with a BUCKET of salt. It may seem trivial but if they cant get the easy stuff right why would I take the rest seriously?”
Between Ward Churchill, Elizabeth Warren and other liars who claim this and that lineage, it’s hard to separate the truth from the liars anymore. I guess if you “look” like someone or something, that’s enough to claim it. Pretty soon, an Ancestry.com link will be required on everyones’ digital resume or LFBC, just to validate it.
Even the Pathological-Liar-in_Chief, 0bummer, now claims descendancy from the *First American Slave* etc etc etc.
He can claim that crap, but still can’t supply any recent records? Meh.
and get back to us.
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