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Fri Oct 16, 2020, 01:27 AM

Red Lake Welcome Sign Defaced With Nazi Swastika and Trump 2020 Vandalism

BY DARREN THOMPSON OCTOBER 15, 2020

RED LAKE INDIAN RESERVATION — Yesterday morning, the Red Lake Nation was notified that a welcome sign to the reservation was vandalized with a Nazi swastika and the words “Trump 2020” in black spray paint. However, because the sign is off the reservation, the Red Lake Nation, including the Red Lake Police Department, couldn’t do much to find out who was responsible for the damage.

The welcome sign is one of four identical dual language signs at the Red Lake Indian Reservation’s border informing all of the Indigenous language before European contact and settlement, which is Anishinaabemowin — the language of the Ojibwe people. The signs were funded by the Red Lake Nation and were erected by the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT).

MNDOT did not respond to multiple requests for comment.

The Red Lake Indian Reservation is home to nearly 6,000 tribal citizens, located 35 miles north of Bemidji, Minn.

“Racism is in every one of our surrounding communities outside the reservation,” Red Lake Tribal Chairman Darrell Seki said. “(Racism) has been here since Columbus landed and activities like this isn’t new to us.”

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https://nativenewsonline.net/currents/red-lake-welcome-sign-defaced-with-nazi-swastika-and-trump-2020-vandalism

“Border towns have always been super racist,” said Red Lake tribal citizen Alyss Mountain.

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Fri Oct 16, 2020, 08:39 AM

1. Kick

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Fri Oct 16, 2020, 09:33 AM

2. Are these people ever going to grow up?

What is their overall plan? I don't see Native Americans "going back where they came from". White people are the ones who invaded. None of this makes any sense.

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