Saturday, February 17, 2007

Virginia Congressperson to introduce apology bill

According to Indian Country Today, Representative Jo Ann Davis has introduced a resolution in the US Congress, to apologize to Native American Indians for their mistreatment over the years at the hands of the U. S. government.

The resolution lists treaty violations, outlawing of traditional Indian religions, destruction a sacred places and, in the extreme, extermination, termination and forced removal.

It's long past due.