Sunday, November 3, 2013

03 November 1972: Occupation of the Bureau of Indian Affairs building in Washington, DC

On Nov. 3, 1972, protesters from the Trail of Broken Treaties Caravan occupied the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) offices in D.C. for six days. Read the 20-Point Manifesto, it begins: "We seek a new American majority - a majority that is not content merely to confirm itself by superiority in numbers, but which by conscience is committed toward prevailing upon the public will in ceasing wrongs and in doing right."  See

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