Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

March 5, 2013

Mohawk Nation News 'Bounty Hunters'


Bounty Hunters

MNN. Mar. 2, 2013. US Senator Lindsay Graham admitted that 4,756 people were killed by armed unmanned US drones. Currently aimed at people in the Middle East, he said, “Sometimes you hit innocent civilians”. Collateral damage! Obama’s policy of assassinating Americans and designated “terrorists” abroad, without trial or due process, has historic roots. The US has a long history of passing laws to commit “legitimate” murders. Millions of Indigenous were officially murdered to steal Great Turtle Island and our resources.
The custom in Europe was to behead enemies. The Europeans passed laws here to pay bounty hunters to kill, behead and scalp ‘Indian’ men, women and children. 125 million Indigenous were murdered in the Western Hemisphere. The victims were innocent. No crime was required. Just being of the Indigenous “race”! Cash or Indian head coins paid for our heads. Today’s US 5 cent piece with the Indian head was designed to honor this program. First it was just the heads. The volume of murders made the load too heavy. Then scalps were accepted to make sure the killings continued. history genocide 
We were falsely stereotyped as blood-thirsty savages. Settlers thought it was right to kill our families and drive them from their ancestral homes and steal their lands. Payment for Indian heads and scalps created wealthy entrepreneurs and families who are the ruling elite in US and Canada today. 
Governor Kieft of New Netherlands made the first payment for Indian scalps in the 1660s. By 1702 Massachusetts offered $6 for each Indian scalp. In 1756 Governor Morris of Pennsylvania offered “130 Pieces of Eight [type of coin] for the Scalp of Every Male Indian Enemy, above the Age of Twelve Years”, and “50 … for the Scalp of Every Indian Woman”. Today’s genocide is disguised as Bill C-45 and other Admiralty statute laws to eliminate us “legally”. 
Massachusetts increased its payments to 40 pounds for a male, 20 for females and children under 12 years old. It was difficult to tell a man’s scalp from a woman’s, or an adult’s from a child’s – or that of an enemy from a peaceful Indian. Bounties lead to widespread violence against any Indigenous person, male or female, young or old. 
Hollywood promotes killing of Indians.
Hollywood promotes killing of Indians.

Canada has branded Mohawks as “terrorists” and “insurgents” in their military training manual. We are a peaceful people with no history of attacking the US or Canada. Targeting us is premeditated stone cold murder. Obama thinks that drone strikes to kill citizens abroad is not quite murder as the push button is thousands of miles away. Push button murder is murder.
 As Jethro Tull sang: War Child, dance the days and nights away. Open your windows. I’ll walk through your doors. Let me live in your country. Let me sleep by your shores.”
See: 1973 War Powers Act War Powers 1871 Appropriations Act legalized US genocide of Indigenous. Appropriations Act
[From information in Unlearning “Indian” Stereotypes – Council on Interracial Books for Children – and other sources. Philip Martin is a folklorist and book editor for Rethinking Schools. Rethinking schools
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1 comment:

Sceptic said...

I love coming to this site & I fully support the sovereignty & rights of all First Nation people's whose culture and way of life I admire very much. The history of genocide against them should indeed never be forgotten.

I feel the need to add a little clarification on the current wars in the Mid East & how it affects others. It is now an elite few whites, controlled by zionist jews and facilitated by islamists (who have unfortunately spread to other parts of the world) who seek to spread instability in the Mid East for the sake of Israel. The US & EU heads are currently promoting instability there by supporting islamists; slaughter of ppl there is not only by drones but at the hands of their own esp in Syria, where muslims have driven out christians from certain areas.
Additionally, zionists are busy using muslims and others to destroy the whites of Europe. Sharia is spreading in places like Britain, Sweden, France etc & soon the same primitive conditions that exist in muslim nations will descend on Europe.

I think that First Nation ppls need to be careful not letting their guard down regarding muslims. The atrocities in Afghanistan & Iraq by the US must not be excused as a cover for the quiet but steady encroachment of sharia & its threat to nonmuslims must not be ignored. First Nation women are especially vulnerable to the oppressive nature of muslim men in Canada. I've seen muslim leaders exploit sympathy for the true vicitms of zionist imperialism to lure women & men into their religion which has little respect & tolerance for others. Beware of the rape, harassment and ethnic cleansing occurring in Europe by muslims, it is polar opposite of respect & equality of Native culture.

Already there are reports of muslim honour killings and other crimes in Canada, so when addressing the issues of violence against Native women & Native ppl in general, it is imperative to note the violent nature of islam and how they manipulate public opinion to hide their crimes. They're very subtle in their approach but many parts of Europe has already been taken over by muslims so be very careful.