Even as Obama pretends to love the Lakota Sioux, he does nothing to protect them from foreign uranium miners.
Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, June 2014, by WH-Pete Souza
“Like a handful of battles in American history, the defeat of 12 companies of Seventh Cavalry by Lakota (Sioux), Cheyenne, and Arapaho warriors rose beyond its military significance to the level of myth.” http://www.nps.gov/libi/indian-memorial-at-the-little-bighorn.htm
American Indians learned that they cannot beat the superior force of the US military in the long run, and instead must use lawyers to fight for the land.
Charles Marion Russell – The Custer Fight (1903)
Image from “Crying Earth Rise Up! Environmental Justice & The Survival Of A People: Uranium Mining & the Oglala Lakota People”(Copy Left by Owe Aku, Bring Back the Way); color added.
Most people think that these abuses of the American Indians are past history. But, they are ongoing. In the…
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