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Police Allegedly Draw Their Weapons on Runner With Sacred Eagle Staff

 


An odd story out of Oklahoma, where on September 5 a man participating in a Peace & Dignity Journey (PDJ) run was allegedly stopped and cuffed by police while for carrying a scared eagle staff. The PDJ is a First Nation organization that invites Natives and non-Natives alike to participate in perserving American Indian culture, and had organized a run through Kay County, Oklahoma. The runner was allegedly stopped by police after local residents called them and said “people were running down the road with weapons and tomahawks.”

Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/09/07/runner-with-sacred-eagle-staff-feare-133209 http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/09/07/runner-with-sacred-eagle-staff-feare-133209#ixzz265IEuW5Z

 

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