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These Aren't the First Armed Whites to Take Over That Oregon Land: Just Ask the Native Paiute People | Democracy Now!

7.1.16

These Aren't the First Armed Whites to Take Over That Oregon Land: Just Ask the Native Paiute People | Democracy Now!: The armed militia members occupying a federally owned wildlife outpost in eastern Oregon have demanded that the land be "returned" to them. But who really has claim to this forest? We speak with Jacqueline Keeler, a writer and activist of Dineh and Yankton Dakota heritage who wrote about the 2014 Bundy ranch standoff for The Nation and is now working on a new piece which in part examines the history of the Paiute tribe’s treaty rights to the forest currently occupied by the nearly all-white militia.


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