Saturday, December 27, 2014

Bill 'Moyers & Company': American Indians Confront “Savage Anxieties”

Full Show: American Indians Confront “Savage Anxieties”
December 26, 2014 - Earlier this month, as part of the $585 billion defense bill for 2015, Congress passed a measure that would give lands sacred to American Indians in Arizona to a foreign company. The deal gives the Australian-English mining firm Rio Tinto 2,400 acres of the Tonto National Forest in exchange for several other parcels so it can mine a massive copper deposit.

This week, Bill speaks with Robert A. Williams Jr., a professor specializing in American Indian law, about how deals such as the one with Rio Tinto are a part of American Indian’s tragic history of dispossession. read more>>>

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