Thursday, November 29, 2007

Indigenous Peoples vow to bring down Apartheid Border Wall

"Indigenous Peoples vow to bring down Apartheid Border Wall"

Americas Program, Center for International Policy (CIP)
americas.irc-online.org

By Brenda Norrell

The Indigenous Peoples' Border Summit of the Americas 2007 began with a human rights delegation visit to the border and after four days of activities concluded with a vow to "bring down the wall."

Indigenous delegates to the border on Tohono O'odham Nation land took a tour of conditions along the U.S.-Mexico border here and returned in outrage.
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(Photo: Border wall under construction during November 2007 on Tohono O'odham land/Photo 1/Indigenous Delegation Photo 2/Jay Johnson-Castro)

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