SD House Committee Rejects Resolution To Rescind Dakota Removal Act. MAX stabbings inspire issue of Oregon Historical Quarterly that examines white supremacy. Maine considers whether to revise its legal relationship with tribes
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This is National Native News Antonio Gonzalez a Republican led committee in the South Dakota houses rejecting a resolution that urges Congress to resend the Sioux Dakota Removal Act of eighteen sixty three they pointed to division between Dakota tribes as the reason to oppose a resolution supported by the state tribal relations committee least driven reports the resolution urges Congress to repeal the Federal Law. Still on the books. Despite it being obsolete the resolution calls the axe presents a continuing offense it was brought by Democratic Representative Sean Bordeaux of mission. He's Dakota and LAKOTA. He says tensions and Minnesota and the eighteen sixties led to the forced removal of the Dakota from their homeland. That's how you got the santee of Nebraska. That's how you got Crow Creek. That's how you got spirit. Lake up in North Dakota sister tennis well so the tribes were kind of forced out of Minnesota and left to basically start over in a new area and People who have been fishers. Are you know people who survived? Offer the great water resources that are in Minnesota all of a sudden on planes however not all Dakota tribal members were on board Republican Representative Tampa. Saint John Is Dakota. An enrolled member of the tribe. She says not all Dakota tribal members were consulted on this resolution as Dakota people. You know you're hearing things about division and this juggle you know. That isn't the way that we do things. That isn't the way that we address this in twenty twelve and that's not how we would do it again. It's really my belief that if we were bringing this forward in the right way they would all be here. There was enough to convince most Republican lawmakers to table the bill indefinitely Bordeaux indicated he may bring the resolution again for National Native News. I'm Lee stupider. Npr in Oregon White supremacist activity has been making headlines from rallies to a murder trial in Portland as Brian Bowl of KFC reports a new publication shows. It's not new. The Oregon historical quarterlies. Latest Issue Examines Racist Attitudes and policies used against native Americans African Americans immigrants and other underrepresented groups. Well before it became a state in eighteen fifty nine allies. I can't Jones is the Journal's editor. Obviously the founding of Oregon comes with an invasion of indigenous land and indigenous communities and what many people refer to as the theft of that land the real disregard for indigenous sovereignty is a big part of the white supremacy. That was part of Oregon's founding sports mascots have also been a contentious issue between tribes and local schools. Can't he Jones says many deals have been worked out between these groups and past years to allow their continued use for National Native News? I'm Brian Bowl in Eugene. Main is considering whether to revise its legal relationship with tribes at which are treated as municipalities rather than sovereign nations. The legislature is voting on amending a decades old Indian claims settlement act bill sponsors recommending changes granting tribal nations more autonomy in taxation at development natural resources and in other areas a public hearing. Wednesday included testimony on gaming and Criminal Justice. The act was made into law Congress in nineteen eighty to settle a legal dispute between tribes and the state of Maine it also limits. How federal legislation can benefit tribes in the state? The legislature has tried to amend the law numerous times. I'm Antonio Gonzales.