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Offline BlackWolf

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Here's a video on fradulent groups trying to pass themselves off as tribes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp7Z4eiEuaw

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Re: Cherokee Nation: What is a real Indian Nation? What is a fake tribe?
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2009, 08:25:02 pm »
Tansi;

Many of our Nations would do well to develop this form of educational video.
Ric

Offline Defend the Sacred

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Re: Cherokee Nation: What is a real Indian Nation? What is a fake tribe?
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2017, 08:55:27 pm »
This video keeps getting reported to YouTube by the angry fakes outed in the video.

Ten years on from the task force being formed, here's an early article about it. I'll see if I can find the video and edit the first post to add a live link.

http://www.cherokeephoenix.org/Article/Index/1778

Non-recognized 'Cherokee tribes' flourish
BY TRAVIS SNELL
Assistant Editor – @cp_tsnell
01/19/2007 01:29 PM


'And as more adults join these groups, their children usually follow leading to even more people living with a false identity.

'"Now you are getting the third and fourth generation of people who think they are Indians. The little ones coming up are immersed in a false tribal identity. They don't know any better, but they are going to grow up thinking they are Indian," Allen said.

'And that's what makes the task force's work so important. As generations come and go, more groups will emerge distorting history, language and culture; wanting federal dollars for services; land and treaty rights; sovereignty; and wanting to impose their views on Indian matters.'


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Offline Sparks

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Re: Cherokee Nation: What is a real Indian Nation? What is a fake tribe?
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2017, 03:51:13 pm »
I'll see if I can find the video and edit the first post to add a live link.

I found that it was reposted here two years ago:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8SCbj35Sqo