Political Process + Indian Communities

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders

On live at 8 pm  est.  

Discussion: The current presidential election is accelerating at a rapid pace. But with so many people vying to be the president and leader of the United States, what are these candidates doing or saying to Indian Country? As an ongoing series of coverage of this years elections, tonight we will turn our attention on Bernie Sanders, and his recent address at the Meskwaki Nation community center in Iowa. 

We will also discuss the concept of "Soverign Citizens" and what we believe to be the foundation of racism in this country. We will tie this to what we hope to be wrap up to the Bundy Militia armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

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RESOURCES FROM THIS EPISODE:

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders. 

Oregon Standoff: How The Occupied Land Went From Native American To Federal Territory

Rachel Maddow Show: "Posse Comitatus, "sovereign citizens", Jim Crow, the Reconstruction, and Cliven Bundy.:                                                                                                                                        

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2VK4k-bBag&app=desktop