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TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL U.S.SENATE: Stop Bill That Will Strip Tribal Members and Non Tribal Members of Their Deeded Land

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tribal lands, pending buyback of Indian lands, theft, theft by greed, US, obama, politics, congress, pdning bill, activism, usa )

- 1419 days ago -
The congressional bill authorizing the buyback means that tribal members and non-tribal members will be robbed of their deeded land at whatever price the government thinks it's worth. If owners refuse, the government will merely take it at no cost as th

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Alexandra G (250)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 6:48 am
noted and signed, thanks Cal

Teresa W (782)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 6:51 am
noted and signed

Animae C (515)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 7:36 am
This is absolutely disgusting!!!

with 54 supporters

T.Y. Cal

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 7:37 am
S&N, Thanks

Alan Lambert (91)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 7:40 am
Signed and Noted

Catrin S (50)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 8:23 am
Signed and noted , thanks Cal .

pam w (139)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 9:04 am
Done, thanks.

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 9:15 am
Done-thx Cal

Nicole W (646)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 9:21 am
with 63 supporters

Sue H (7)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 9:32 am
Noted and signed, thanks.

Mary T (358)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 9:41 am
Signed with 66 supporters 34 NEEDED - thank you Cal

SusanAWAY Allen (219)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 9:43 am
Noted, signed and shared.

Considering how hard many of us are fighting to keep oil drilling and fracking out of the national parks in America, you can bet your ass that this has nothing to do with wanting to return the land to its "pristine" condition, but rather a desire to get around being stopped by indigenous peoples in the area who will not allow destruction of the land.

I haven't yet looked into who is actually supporting this bill, but if republicans are supporting it, you know it's being done at the behest of their corporate masters and for nefarious reasons.

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Saturday July 5, 2014, 10:12 am

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 10:16 am


Allen O (198)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 12:03 pm
Signed and noted - Thanks Cal

Bartlomiej T (296)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 1:12 pm
Signed and noted. Thank you, Cal.

norma laborie (33)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 1:16 pm

Joanne Dixon (38)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 1:27 pm
Haven't we stolen enough from Native Americans yet? Signed.

Lady Suki (446)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 1:29 pm

Birgit W (160)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 1:54 pm
Gladly signed.

Lois Jordan (63)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 2:11 pm
Signed & noted. Thank you, Cal.

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 3:17 pm
signed & Noted

Rosa Caldwell (384)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 3:36 pm

Sheryl G (363)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 4:14 pm
You signed United States Senate: We are asking you to not pass this bill that will strip tribal members and non tribal members of their deeded land.

You have nailed it Susan Allen, I haven't yet looked further into it but that is the first thing that came to my mind. Is what they did to the Navajo, took their lands that they lived on and grazed their sheep on so they could get at the coal and uranium. They were suppose to be paid for the uranium from the WWII which hasn't happened and all they got in return was the left overs that blow in the winds causing the Indian people to get cancer.

And as for the Indians believing what is being told to them they are either buying into the lies in hopes for the best or they are fools. Nothing that has EVER been promised to them has ever been kept and most of them know it.

But just like others in Dominant Culture, some of them see $ and go for it despite what is being lost to them overall. The cultural destruction has destroyed many of them and their traditions of honoring what should not be sold. This whole divide and conquer has also worked well against the Indians. And then finally, what was done in the past is just being played out again, they are given little option or choice, sell or we take it anyway.

The land theft isn't over, never has been.

Winn Adams (179)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 5:24 pm

Jane Hathaway (22)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 5:27 pm

Sheri Schongold (7)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 5:55 pm

We have done enough raping of the Native Americans. We have taken their lands and made promises which we had no intention of keeping, laws or not. Leave them alone for a change and go after the McMansions and their owners and the like for a change.

Colleen L (3)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 6:03 pm
Action taken. Thanks Cal

Christeen A (368)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 8:28 pm

Sheila S (50)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 9:59 pm
Mine was #218 signature - with a target goal of 500. Seems too low to have an impact, if you ask me.

Betty Kelly (4)
Saturday July 5, 2014, 10:15 pm
Stop this tht will steal lands from their rightful owners. " Thou shall not steal".

Kerstin Strobl (371)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 12:25 am

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 12:39 am
Noted and signed, thanks Cal.

Krista Slavin (195)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 12:49 am
Signed and noted

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 1:16 am
Sounds like legalized piracy to me.

Ismail Al ahmad (171)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 1:23 am
noted and signed, Thank you my friend Cal

Walter F (128)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 3:41 am
Signed Cal

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 4:15 am
Noted and signed. Thanks.

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 5:33 am
The world as it is is selling or trading aliveness for survival. Virtually every existing institution is like this.
Government and education, for instance, fail to do their jobs; but they are very good at justifying and perpetuating themselves, and dominating others. Like the individuals who created and who sustain them. No longer are those simply out for personal power and wealth able to fool people so easily.........

Cynthia Davis (340)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 6:04 am

Ondine J (134)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 6:08 am
Noted and signed gladly, thanks Cal

Emma S (239)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 7:35 am
Done! Thanks, Cal.

Judy T (227)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 9:27 am
Previously signed. Thank you, Cal.

Lona G (80)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 9:41 am
Noted, and very sorry not be able to sign

Sheryl G (363)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 4:15 pm
Sheila pass the petition around to gain more signatures. This is what we must do, let others know the petition is existing to give others an opportunity to sign.

Charlene Rush (79)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 6:50 pm
NO ONE has the right to further take anything away from our most original Americans.
This is not about being nice.
This is about MORALS and morals are about, knowing the difference between _right and wrong_. If you haven't learned that yet, is there any hope?
For those who believe in god, I'd be terribly fearful of my immediate direction upon death.

patsy olive (0)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 9:23 pm
N & S and tweeted thanks Cal.

Angela AWAY K (379)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 12:35 am
Signed & shared, thank You

Carol Bischoff (409)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 8:31 am
Noted and signed

Kathleen R (138)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 10:18 am
Noted and signed

Thursday July 10, 2014, 2:23 am
No doubt gladly signed with 393 supporters
Thank you, Cal.
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