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Federal Government Acknowledges U.S. Betrayed Terms Of Treaty With 2 Oregon Tribes

 

October 5, 2020



The federal government is acknowledging that it defrauded two Oregon tribes. 155 years ago, the U.S. betrayed an agreement that protected the rights of tribal members in the Northwest.

SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

The federal government is acknowledging that it defrauded two Oregon tribes. More than 150 years ago, the U.S. betrayed an agreement that protected the rights of tribal members in the northwest. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Emily Cureton reports.

EMILY CURETON, BYLINE: For decades, Warm Springs tribal member Louis Pitt Jr. has been seeking justice.

https://www.npr.org/2020/10/03/919831102/federal-government-acknowledges-u-s-betrayed-terms-of-treaty-with-2-oregon-tribe

 

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