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US-Mexico Border Wreaks Havoc on Lives of An Indigenous Desert Tribe

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US-Mexico Border, O'odham, militarized border, migrants, sovereign lands, Desert Tribegovernment )

- 1606 days ago -
In the aftermath of 9/11, O'odham living on the U.S. reservation were forced to deal with the unintended consequences of a militarized border: Border Patrol agents harass and treat them as undocumented migrants on their sovereign land. Their desert landsc


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Roseann d (178)
Monday May 26, 2014, 2:12 pm
I had no idea... but we should be striving to keep this special indigenous culture and others alive. As a society, we would be richer for it. Really challenges the idea of arbitrary borders vs. the rights of indigenous people. Very interesting read.
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