Want to Help American Indians? Grant Them Federal Land, Sovereignty, and Nationhood

By: The Editors
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Left-progressives are incensed over the plight of Nathan Phillips, the American Indian from the Omaha tribe involved in an altercation with Catholic high school boys over the weekend. In general, the American left views itself as the champion of indigenous people, insisting that bowdlerized American history fails to fully account for genocide and theft of land. But as usual the progressive answer—welfare, dependency, government programs, and government agencies— doesn’t actually help Indians. Our own Jeff Deist offered up a more ambitious progressive plan via Twitter:

 

  

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