Militiamen and So Called Patriots Do not Support the Cause of Indigenous Sovereignty

Ogichidaag's Blog

Obama announcing that Riverton Wyoming is now under Indian jurisdiction. Obama announcing that Riverton Wyoming is now under Indian jurisdiction.

Many white people say they support the treaty rights of indigenous people. Those people are invaluable allies. Many say they do but do nothing to show it. Let’s explore this a bit.

Earlier this year President Obama in a rare show of support by a sitting US president announced that the town of Riverton Wyoming and around one million acres of land in the surrounding area were part of the Wind River Reservation and that they must be returned. The state of Wyoming, Republicans, and militiamen all over the country spread  the story. “Riverton Wyoming told they are not part of the United States.  Well Riverton Wyoming is not part of the United States. The Wind River Casino is in Riverton. The town has no problem with all those casino revenues. Interesting.

Now in the wake of the Cliven Bundy…

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