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Burns Paiute Tribe condemns occupation of wildlife refuge


Burns Paiute Tribe condemns occupation of wildlife refuge: [] Roderique said she saw the occupiers as outsiders who did not understand the community they profess to speak for. Although the group at the sanctuary have called for the government to completely relinquinsh management of public lands, most ranchers in the area accept drought subsidies, grazing subsidies and other money from the federal government, she said.

She added that the group's promise to redistribute that federal land overlooks the Native Americans, the original settlers of the area.

"Don't tell me any of these ranchers came across the Bering Strait and settled here," she said. "We were here first."

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