The Campo Indian landfill war: the fight for gold in by Dan McGovern

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She was convinced, however, that BAD could learn a lesson from the battles she and her neighbors had fought against mining pollution in the Dakotas. "So how do we stop Corporate America? . We did it by forming what we called the Black Hills Alliance. And probably for the first time in history the cowboys and Indians got together. " She was not, she added, suggesting that uniting on that one issue had enabled the cowboys and Indians to overcome everything else that divided them. "We're not that naive.

He says he has had to "smack" some would-be supporters who were undermining BAD's cause by threatening violence. However, it appears that Donna must have to "smack" Ed, too, upon occasion. In a television interview, Ed said, "I've got to think that my government is going to protect me because I've paid my taxes. " 22 The Campos would agree. They gave up counting on the government to protect them a long time ago. But Whose Backyard Is It? -Mexico border. 23 Following the Civil War, the mountain Kumeyaay, who had successfully defended their territory from Spanish and then Mexican invaders, were overwhelmed by the Americans.

Seven of them graduated. 32 Florence Shipek, the distinguished anthropologist who has studied and befriended the Kumeyaay Indians for forty years, says that as soon as she met Mike Connolly at one of the public hearings on the landfill project she knew that he had not attended the local schools. " 33 Mike Connolly was born in Honolulu, and the family moved frequently because Mike's father was in the air force. After his parents divorced when Mike was eleven, he moved to San Diego with his mother and began to spend school holidays and summer vacations on the Campo reservation with his maternal grandparents.

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