Originally Posted By: kyle585
Originally Posted By: Timbo
Unfortunately, most indian nations, tribes and individuals have little choice but to use what remaining power they have left under White man's laws that they have been subjected to, as to prevent further losses of land, power and sovereignty.
Nonsense. They are very good at using White man's laws and lawyers to get all the benefits of being American citizens without paying all the taxes. For them to then declare they are a sovereign nation within the USA is outrageous.

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The tribe’s Feb. 27 acquisition prompted Brad Jones, a member of the Citizens Advisory Committee to the Seneca County Board of Supervisors’ Indian Affairs Committee, to suggest that water and sewer service be shut off to all Cayuga Nation properties three years or more in arrears on property taxes, and to consider adopting a local law prohibiting the Nation from buying new properties until back taxes are paid.

The Indian Affairs Committee was set to discuss the issue Tuesday night.

Allow me to repost the CORE ISSUES that you conveniently omitted.

"And the dots that you don't seem to be able to connect, are those that bear out the fact that virtually every treaty was either broken or violated by Europen settlers and Federal and State governments, technically rendering null and void, virtually all of those agreements.

Unfortunately, most indian nations, tribes and individuals have little choice but to use what remaining power they have left under White man's laws that they have been subjected to, as to prevent further losses of land, power and sovereignty. Precisely in the same way that Indians were compelled to take sides during the War for Independence.

CERA/Cerf et al, then become outraged at the Indians for 'gaming the system' that white man instituted as a way of stealing from them, their entire way of life in the first place. You reap what you sew,


Sorry, Rich Kyle. Any way you try dress it up, you're still just putting lipstick on a pig."
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