Sunday, June 30, 2013

Obama creates Native American Affairs Council, places non-Indian as chair

President Obama created a council of non-Indian bureaucrats and deceptively named it the “White House Council on Native American Affairs” on Wednesday, fooling many into believing that it was actually a council of Native Americans. In an act of typical US paternalism and inappropriate irony, the US Secretary of Interior was placed as the chair of the new council to honor Native American treaties, resources and rights. The non-Indian, British born Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell worked previously for Mobil oil in Oklahoma and the banking industry...more

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