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Natives Take to Streets in ABQ: 'Why We Don't Support Trump'


Some Native American groups in New Mexico are making it clear that they will not support Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, citing the candidate’s bigotry and lack of experience in dealing with tribes.

Members of the Native American Voters Alliance, the New Mexico Native American Caucus of the Democratic Party and the Red Nation, joined by the University of New Mexico Kiva Club, one of the oldest Native American student organizations on campus, united with thousands of protesters in downtown Albuquerque Tuesday peacefully marching, singing, reciting poetry and holding signs depicting the candidate’s stance on racism. As the sun set over the city, some protesters became aggressive with violence; and police turning out in riot gear as the night grew later.



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