Monday, October 30, 2017

Columbia River Indians burned by White House

Associated Press (, Oct. 31, 2017); Xochitl, Ashley Wells (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly

Tribes in Columbia River Gorge hit by White House decision
SALEM, Oregon - The Trump administration is neglecting the U.S. government's obligation to build new homes for American Indians whose original abodes were submerged by dams along the Columbia River, members of Congressional delegations from Oregon and Washington state said.
The hundreds of tribal members are living in dilapidated trailers and other substandard housing along the Columbia River.

The promised new homes haven't been built yet even though decades have passed since the dams were built. Now a funding decision by the White House's Office of Management and Budget has put even the preparation work on hold. More 

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