Just discovered a great new comic by talented U.S. artist/satirist Matt Bors, Idiot Box. This particular strip offers his take on Arizona’s controversial immigration law: Learn more about Mr. Bors at his website.
It’s official: the Tohono O’odham Nation are now publicly and formally coming out against Arizona’s new immigration law, partially answering my recent question about what Indigenous people of the area make of all the controversy surrounding the soon-to-be enacted law: The [Nation] … strongly opposes enactment of Arizona’s new immigration law, SB 1070. The law […]
A May 5, 2010 article in Indian Country Today, ‘Arizona law draws widespread indigenous opposition,’ is itself drawing a lot of comments. The piece quotes Inter Tribal Council of Arizona director John Lewis: “This impacts all indigenous people, and the lawmakers need to know it,” Lewis said. “America’s boundaries are not tribal boundaries. Our tribes […]
When it comes to “illegal immigration” debates in general, count me among the Aboriginal people who find the concept just a tad ironic in the case of the United States. But last week, in what some call “the toughest crackdown on illegal immigration in the country,” the governor of Arizona — home to some 20 […]