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Thousands of Indian victims of the drug war

http://www.heraldtribune.com

SELLS, Ariz. — An eerie hush settles in at sundown on the Tohono O’odham Nation, which straddles 75 miles of border with Mexico.

The roads crawl with the trucks of Border Patrol agents, who stop unfamiliar vehicles, scrutinize back roads for footprints and hike into the desert wilds to intercept smugglers carrying marijuana on their backs and droves of migrants trying to make it north.

By the bad luck of geography, the only large Indian reservation on the embattled border is caught in the middle, emerging as a major transit point for drugs as well as people.

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Created by srq_hiker 4 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 11 weeks ago
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Native tribes buy their land back

http://news.yahoo.com

Native American tribes decide it's faster to buy their land back than to get their treaties honored by the US government. States and counties opposed because they'll lose tax revenue and the land won't be subject to local law.

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Created by KDus 4 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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