FW: RE: Hang Around the Fort Indians

Craven, Jim jcraven at SPAMclark.edu
Thu Nov 2 09:34:59 MST 2000


To All,

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Jim Craven



-----Original Message-----
From: Eugene Johnson [mailto:hewholaughsalot at yahoo.com]
Sent: Saturday, October 28, 2000 7:27 AM
To: Jim Craven,
Subject: Fwd: RE: Hang Around the Fort Indians



--- Judiann <jedwar02 at coin.org> wrote:
> From: Judiann <jedwar02 at coin.org>
> To: "'hewholaughsalot at yahoo.com'"
> <hewholaughsalot at yahoo.com>
> Subject: RE: Hang Around the Fort Indians
> Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 13:55:15 -0500
>
> Can i copy this off to give to a Blackfoot man in an
> inter-tribal group in a prison where my husband and
> i volunteer?  thanks.
> - judiann
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~******~~~~~~~~~~~~
>       "All peoples and nations are one family,
>                  the children of one father;
>               and should be to one another
>                  as brothers and sisters!"
>                      ~ The Baha'i Faith ~
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~******~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: KOLA [SMTP:kolahq at skynet.be]
> Sent: Friday, October 27, 2000 3:31 PM
> To:   (Recipient list suppressed)
> Subject:      Hang Around the Fort Indians
>
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> [from Antoinette Claypoole. Thanks!]
>
> From: "Eugene Johnson" <hewholaughsalot at yahoo.com>
>
> Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2000 5:59 AM
> Subject: HANG AROUND THE FORT INDIANS
>
>
> CITY OF VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON ONLY WANTS HANG AROUND
> THE FORT INDIANS
>
> Jim Craven, member of the Blackfoot Nation and
> prosecutor in the upcoming residential and boarding
> school abuse tribunals, was invited by Vancouver,
> Washington Mayor Royce Pollard several months ago to
> join the Lewis and Clark celebration committe and
> give
> the "Native perspective" in the upcoming Lewis and
> Clark. Jim was honest and forthright in his opinion
> telling the Mayor that his opinion of Lewis and
> Clark
> was they were the spearpoint of "genocide." The
> mayor
> told him that was what they were looking for.
>
> Jim Craven went to his traditional government and
> was
> given a letter that stated he would speak the truth
> and was given permission to speak on behalf of the
> Blackfoot Nation.
>
> On Tuesday, October 24, Jim was invited to speak
> with
> the mayor again. The mayor told Jim he was off the
> committee because he was "too intense" and that his
> use of the word "genocide" offended people. He was
> asked why he wasn't more like a group of hang around
> the fort Indians they decided to work with that sing
> the praises of the indoor plumbing that eventually
> came to the reservations and saved our poor heathen
> lives. (That last sentence is personal commentary,
> but
> he was asked why he wasn't like a group of Indians
> they're keeping on the committee that tote the
> glories
> of the genocide Lewis and Clark brought us Indians).
>
> If you don't think it's right that such actions
> against Jim take place and that the only Native
> perspective given is that of Indians who simply
> forget
> the acts of genocide enacted upon all Native Nations
> because it makes non-Indians uncomfortable when such
> subjects come up, you can voice your opinion to the
> mayor via phone, e-mail, or snail mail:
>
> e-mail: mayor at ci.vancouver.wa.us
>
> Phone #: 360-696-1995
>
> Address:
> Mayor Royce Pollard
> City of Vancouver
> PO Box 1995
> Vancouver, WA 98668-1995
>
> You can respond to me at my e-mail address as well.
>
> SPREAD THIS E-MAIL FAR AND WIDE
>
> =====
> Eugene Johnson
> (He Who Laughs A Lot)
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