DAILYKENN.com -- A community in Canada continues its years-long policy of evicting inter-racial couples. The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake desires to retains its ethnic identity and, probably, secure its status with the government.
The Pamunkey tribe in Virginia maintained a centuries-old policy that prohibited members from marrying "any person except those with white or Indian blood.”
The Congressional Black Congress lobbied the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) from formally recognizing the tribe. Shortly after the row, Barack Obama renamed Mt. McKinnley to Denali, an effort to appease Indians.
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