How Independent Are Native American Reservations?

How Independent Are Native American Reservations?

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50 Comments

  1. Skylar Starks Lippiatt on July 17, 2020 at 7:44 pm

    they set them up to fail- they came and stole their land, gave them disease and material things that seemed to make life easier BUT as one Native said it made them weak. Many Natives died off taking with them their culture, now Natives don’t live how they used to and the whites gave them a false sense of sovereignty and freedom, freedom to fail. makes me heart hurt.

  2. Albert Yulin Mallari on July 17, 2020 at 7:46 pm

    america has no land, so they do confiscate the land they did not own, so they did not conquer the Philippines in 1900, because we bravely opposed our country so they did not take it and conquer it. .🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭🇵🇭

  3. GHOST_0226 on July 17, 2020 at 7:47 pm

    "To go forward you have to leave something behind" – Steven Jobs

  4. Kj_mast_er on July 17, 2020 at 7:47 pm

    imagine waking up and the only place you could ever call home is not home anymore and you are caged inside a reservation like some animal, ofcourse people would resort to pot and drugs and suicide but they should be helped.

  5. Francisco Franco - Chan on July 17, 2020 at 7:51 pm

    They should have their own country

  6. REZZ 238 on July 17, 2020 at 7:52 pm

    Why when we say no to pipelines they still continue?

  7. TK UA on July 17, 2020 at 7:52 pm

    Special rights for special races. Can we get special laws for the European race ?

  8. Yasuke Edits on July 17, 2020 at 7:54 pm

    So why dont the natives create their own nation? If they are independent in some ways, its a waste not to form their own nation, just to have a trace in their native lands

  9. pprkt0 on July 17, 2020 at 7:54 pm

    I wonder at the ignorance where people juxtapose modern america on the previous population… would it be any different from south America

  10. Saiyaman g on July 17, 2020 at 7:57 pm

    The human species is native to the continent of Africa and that is a scientific fact! Humans are not native to the Americas therefore there are no native Americans.

  11. Sheldon Cooper on July 17, 2020 at 7:59 pm

    Indian casinos are self regulated and corrupt, abusing their powers to rig slot machines tighter than the industry norm, cheat at blackjack at the Seminole casino of Florida by removing 10’s and aces from play, and stealing money from law abiding card counters, knowing full well the gamblers have little to no civil recourse against Indian casinos. All Indian casino should be State regulated, like all non-Indian casinos are.

  12. devwreck127 on July 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm

    Native American tribes complain that government is the cause of all their problems, and then they constantly cry out and vote for more government. That makes no sense. If the government is the problem, then it’s not the solution. The tribes that have done the best economically and raised their living standards have done so through entrepreneurship, deregulation and unshackling themselves from government dependence. Eliminate your dependence on government and welfare, vote to shrink the size and scope of government, and look to yourselves and your tribes to improve your lives. You weren’t impoverished before government control, you were impoverished after it. You can do it.

  13. Official GAMERS on July 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm

    Natives are cool bc I am native and don’t appreciate white people

  14. peepee hands leävikk on July 17, 2020 at 8:01 pm

    Solidarity with indigenous brothers. Coming from someone of Sami descent

  15. Kj_mast_er on July 17, 2020 at 8:02 pm

    They should’ve built a wall doe

  16. Mary Edwards on July 17, 2020 at 8:02 pm

    Native Americans are being treated like s*** today this is their land damage

  17. Sun S on July 17, 2020 at 8:03 pm

    You may want to add video about the Philippines, another American acquired territory.

  18. Mo gold on July 17, 2020 at 8:04 pm

    Some Natives get paid by the government for reparations, and some don’t have access to this information because most live off the grid and I think that’s for a reason.😔😔😔😔😔

  19. I'M GoneWithTheWind! FABULOUS!! on July 17, 2020 at 8:05 pm

    Good thing Denmark is protecting Greenland from US imperialist goals.. Coz if US buys Greenland it will really exterminate the native people.

  20. Braden Charley on July 17, 2020 at 8:06 pm

    As Native American people how do we deal with this if it’s our history and our stories. That we tell about what happen and the origins of why they are their in that area, why their different and truth about why they live there?How do indigenous individuals move forward and make things better when they live through bias thoughts and opinions towards indigenous communities, laws, education, treaties, policies, and cultural rights.

  21. Ag Me on July 17, 2020 at 8:08 pm

    Why cant they just mix with everybody else lol

  22. Schpankme Verimuch on July 17, 2020 at 8:09 pm

    Anyone reserved on the Reservation do not own it.

  23. Ryan Olson on July 17, 2020 at 8:11 pm

    Exactly what i wanted to do today. Learn about native history from a white man

  24. Dirkmez on July 17, 2020 at 8:12 pm

    European settlement started in about 1000 AD. The Vikings, tried to establish a colony in Canada, long before Columbus got lost and thought he landed in India.

  25. Carlos E on July 17, 2020 at 8:13 pm

    Why don’t we just return their land to them.

  26. Ziot on July 17, 2020 at 8:14 pm

    I like how y’all pretend natives were all peaceful and stuff before Europeans while they literally murdered and conquered eachother for centuries

  27. Minnesota Mdewakanton on July 17, 2020 at 8:15 pm

    from a native…ya got it all wrong

  28. DrewPicklesTheDark on July 17, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    Reservations are extremely mixed in regards to their living standards. The one near where I live, and a few others I have visited, are actually very good, while some of the others, such as the one my father came from, are basically third world (which is why he left). I have observed the ones that are in pretty good shape tend to be ones that make effective use of their land and semi-autonomy to maximize profit.

  29. ronald tetreault on July 17, 2020 at 8:16 pm

    When Law has Power . These Treaties spoken of and acknowledged by The USA are in danger . The Act of Law acknowledging that The USA respects that it has as a Nation infringed Faces New Danger .
    The USA as A Nation , having committed similar and worse Crimes against it’s Own Citizens as it did Natives is in danger of Dissolution . There is a Reason when President Obama was looking for validation as a Sitting President His Office strived for Recognition by Natives .
    This Mr Trump posing as a President knowing in His own way He isn’t . Yet He honors The Need for the USA to have image . The Collective Federals assuming Dictatorship while Keeping Criminal Acts against The People of The USA has placed The Future USA in Jeapordy .
    Personally I believe it , The USA , is Realizing it’s own mortality and rather than moving inside the Protection of it’s own Laws , like most Criminally Insane , it will die .
    amen , may it rest in peace . ☮️

  30. Kono Dutch on July 17, 2020 at 8:17 pm

    Their cultures aren’t wiped out.

  31. Mixtape Mania on July 17, 2020 at 8:18 pm

    "What *some* have called a genocide…"
    I’m sorry, what are the other names that people have called it?

  32. J K on July 17, 2020 at 8:19 pm

    A reservation is the closest thing to socialism in America. Hence the results.

  33. Gsmove757 got one on July 17, 2020 at 8:20 pm

    Funny you say that, we so called African Americas are the true Indians of America and its been proven in so many ways. Europeans at that time had guns that were single shot. To take millions of africans and get them all on a boats with only a few men lmao people still believe that happened all I can do is lol. But the problem is we got proof of the lie we even have pictures drew by Europeans of what they saw here in America and these pictures I got were in Germany in 1605 and they were not pictures of us as slaves at all we had bows and arrows everything it can be seen in Germany churches painted on there ceilings

  34. Lynn Adore on July 17, 2020 at 8:22 pm

    Some have called genocide? It was one.

  35. jedifrogmstr Odin-son on July 17, 2020 at 8:22 pm

    Not a genocide, we took nothing, we fought for it, fought against a people killing and conquering each other! They live on welfare and free govt handouts from the white man, same as the so-called minorities!

  36. 7DK on July 17, 2020 at 8:23 pm

    Guys it was just refugees fleeing persecution in europe and searching for a better life. The native americans are clearly bigots as they did not welcome the refugees fleeing for their life and just wanting a better life

  37. Pubg Rushplay on July 17, 2020 at 8:23 pm

    This is the land of free!
    Haha hypocrisy level–>infinite!

  38. dead pika-pool on July 17, 2020 at 8:24 pm

    Some people steal native american items that were used by are ancestor a long time ago

  39. cpt svg on July 17, 2020 at 8:29 pm

    It was a genocide. I’ve never heard anyone debate that.

  40. Mike Ermentrout on July 17, 2020 at 8:29 pm

    Why don’t you ask them.

  41. Ronald Raygun on July 17, 2020 at 8:30 pm

    Someone had to take over eventually. Better the Europeans than Chinese. If Chinese had taken over there wouldn’t even be reservations.

  42. Hirad Golshahi on July 17, 2020 at 8:32 pm

    Have you ever wondered why US cares so much about Israel? because they’re both built the same way. By killing the natives and taking their lands.

  43. winged hussar on July 17, 2020 at 8:33 pm

    Land taken? U mean conquered just like other Indians did and other countries did come one in all Indians at least should have fought better to fight and get a state for themselves

  44. donyamalak lolo on July 17, 2020 at 8:34 pm

    It must be a very tough feeling when you discover that you became a minority in your own land 😟😟

  45. Ronald Williams on July 17, 2020 at 8:36 pm

    I want my black reperations

  46. Melvin McKinnon on July 17, 2020 at 8:38 pm

    Absolutely dead on. If the Indians don’t like this method of keeping them under US thumbs, why don’t they revolt? Oh…then they would lose all that free Govt grant money, medical and cheese! Yeah, I said the truth. What you gonna do about it, whine?

  47. hyou zan ren on July 17, 2020 at 8:39 pm

    If native Americans ever create their own country they will write The great native american genocide in their history books!

  48. Robert story on July 17, 2020 at 8:39 pm

    Are white Americans solely responsible for every wrong against the native Americans as people of every race and nationality suggest ? I say anyone who is not of Native American heritage who becomes an American citizen is equally responsible for occupying the land and taking of the resources and they are just as responsible ! So I get tired of hearing everyone who is not Native American pointing there fingers at us without using their other hand to point a finger at themselves

  49. Andri Purnomo on July 17, 2020 at 8:41 pm

    Is that european genetic its not real native of america??

  50. The Bronze Age of DC Comics on July 17, 2020 at 8:43 pm

    Could someone build industrial factories on native land as an alternative to overseas production like what once happened with the territory of Saipan? Can someone offer to build sustainable towns on native lands like middle eastern countries are now doing? Basically, what are the opportunities for native people here?

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