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Original post by Niki Zacherle (photo after last tweet)

"I always 1/13
wondered why someone didn't do something about that until I realized I am somebody"

First off I'd like to say thank you for having me here today its a honor to be hear to speak and represent the people. My name is Dominique Zacherle I am a 24 year old Native American women 2/13
from the Colville Confederated tribes here in Washington State I currently reside on the reservation in Keller, Washington. I am here today to bring light to some up coming actions and concerns I have.

These are not just tribal issue's we face or just community issue's or 3/13
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"...#historians have been the worst offenders in erecting barriers to the #truth, subscribing to the unsupportable belief that #Britain, for centuries before and after A.D. 36,
"was an island populated by wild #savages, painted #barbarians completely devoid of #culture and #religious conscience.
"Nonchalantly, the reporters wrote off those #majestic years as being steeped in #myth, #legend and #folklore.
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1/ Inspired by @bobplain, here is an #OTD in #RhodeIsland history: On this day, December 19th, in 1675, a ​major ​battle ​in #KingPhilipsWar took place known as ​the ​#GreatSwamp​Massacre. This fight ​topped ​any previous ​brutality ​by ​English ​soldiers ​in ​colonial ​wars...
2/ ...​prior like #PequotWar & #KieftsWar. ​Formally ​neutral ​in the ​war ​in ​early ​1675, ​the ​#NarragansettIndians' territory ​had ​served ​as ​a ​safe ​haven ​4 ​wounded #Native​American, ​mostly #Wampanoag, ​soldiers ​fighting ​in ​the ​conflict. ​The #UnitedColonies...
3/ ...(aka #MassachusettsBay, @Plimoth, #Connecticut & #NewHaven) ​demanded ​the ​#NarragansettIndians ​turn ​over ​these ​combatants, but the natives delayed any formal response. ​John ​Easton, in his "A Relation of the Indian Warr" ​wrote ​that ​soon ​after ​this ​refusal...
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