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Barbed Wire: Another layer of border genocide
Monday, 10 December 2007 00:35
by Brenda Norrell

Another layer of genocide, a barbed wire fence just added at the border wall under construction by Boeing and the National Guard, on the Tohono O'odham Nation. The barbed wire will be detrimental to endangered species, including the Sonoran pronghorn and jaguar. Homeland Security has voided all federal laws, including federal laws that protect endangered species, and dug up the graves of the O'odham ancestors, to build the border wall on Tohono O'odham land. While traditional ceremonial O'odham oppose the wall, the Tohono O'odham Nation elected government is working with Homeland Security and supports the border wall. The border wall will be a physical barrier for the O'odham's annual ceremonial route.

Although the Tohono O'odham Nation refers to this as a "vehicle barrier" instead of a "border wall," traditional O'odham say it has the same effect, since it is a barrier to the annual ceremonial route and has already resulted in the digging up of O'odham ancestors' remains. Photo Brenda Norrell
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the truth said:

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Wow you seem to be about 50 years too late on this one. The barbed wire fence has been up for about 50 years. It is not new by any means. These ceremonial grounds you speak of, you mean the area (one of houndreds) that is covered with garbage and beer cans, or the other one covered with more garbage and beer cans. The only ones on the reservation that I know of that drink beer are the Indians, or is trash part of the ceremony? Finally, Yes I know many of the local Indians are extremely overwieght, but do you mean to tell me they can't fit through those bars?
 
February 18, 2008
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Bucky said:

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Are they Canadian Nazzis?
If these allegations are true, something must be done about it.
 
April 17, 2008
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CHeif BigSnakeInPants said:

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good one Truth. I am on those Indians. its nearly true what you say, The genocide comes from the Euro/Spanish/Mexican/colonialist importation of the whitedevil juice/alcohol, sent here to poison us Native peoples. .......yeah funny for real..god bless us
 
July 17, 2008
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