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6 Reasons Why Native Americans Got Mad At The US Government In 2017


December 28, 2017

In September 2016, native leaders gathered in Washington, DC, at President Obama’s invitation, and toasted a US president they said had made incremental but steady progress in building relationships with America’s first people.

At the event, about a month shy of the 2016 presidential election, some tribal leaders told BuzzFeed News they were wary about a Donald Trump presidency because the campaign had yet to reach out to them, or list priorities as applied to American Indians and Alaska Natives. Also, Trump’s past encounters with tribal nations had left them anxious.


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