Phillips, Cording, Eastern Michigan University discussed on Glenn Beck

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As continue for the coming generations. He had no financial support for this organization at the time. He was working odd jobs in construction when he could by two thousand he was living in teepee by the Washington Monument, and he lived in that teepee by the Washington Monument for an entire month of November with his companion, and their toddler son and baby daughter, and he did it to tell America that American Indians don't have too much to be thankful before his words, not mine in a profile written about him in two thousand the Omaha world herald said, quote, privately other tribal leaders say Philip is regarded back in Nebraska as well. Intentioned brother but struggling to cope with troubled childhood. The leader of the Omaha tribe generally avoids the type of activism that Phillips prefers. The type of activism that Phillips prefers now. Living low living in Michigan in two thousand fifteen I think in two thousand twelve he made a documentary film. He also made an anti-capitalist and anti-cop music video where the cop dies in the end. But then he moved to Michigan in two thousand fifteen he decided to go for an afternoon stroll according to him on one Saturday, and he came across a group of Cording to him thirty to forty students at eastern Michigan university, having a native American themed party in their backyard. He said they were all wearing body paint and feathers and summoned him over to the fence he said when he questioned their choice of activity. He said that they said they were honoring him he replied, you're not honoring me that wasn't honoring. This is racist. He said, then the students said go back to the reservation you blink Indian. He said that a student full of through full beer, Ken, Adam and hit him in the head. And he backed up in time. To get hit instead in the chest. And he immediately called police. But by the time, the police got there there was no one there. And there was no sign of the party at the time eastern Michigan university said it conducted an investigation. But no media outlets seem to report on the conclusion we reached out to EMU to find out their investigation. If it collaborated cooperated Phillips, accusations of the verbal and physical assault. We are waiting to hear back from them. Today. Phillips is an Omaha tribe elder and the keeper of the sacred pipe. In two thousand sixteen in two twenty seventeen he was again on the front line with a seventeen year old daughter. He was part of the big protests against the Dakota Access pipeline across sue land. In South Dakota. This guy is about as left as you can get last Friday Phillips was in Washington to participate in the inaugural indigenous peoples March the March was organized as a continuation of the two thousand sixteen twenty seventeen Dakota pipeline demonstrations it was organized by the indigenous peoples movement and international grassroots initiative aimed at increasing awareness of voter suppression. Now, listen to this divided families by walls and borders and environmental holy cost sex and human trafficking and police and military brutality. So he was marching in protest of the wall. After telling the Washington Post that he was mobbed by the Covington students he changed his tune and said he had approached the crowd to intervene because of racial tensions between the white students and the black Hebrew Israelites group. Wait until you hear the tick tock in about fifteen minutes, all of this comes undone. Now, this is his new statement. He said, quote, the Covington boys witness these individuals the black Hebrew Israelites group on their soapbox saying what they had to say. They didn't agree with it..

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