Trump’s desired border wall will ruin a native people’s way of life
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer walks along a wall at the border between Mexico and the United States, as seen from San Diego on Nov. 25, 2018. (Greg Bull/AP) Shutting down the U.S. government temporarily to stop the wall is the least leaders can do to prevent permanently shutting down an entire way of life. Sixty-five miles of the U.S.-Mexico border bisects the Tohono O’odham Nation , where I’ve lived my entire life, raised my children and co-founded Indivisible Tohono in response to President Trump, whose policies pose an existential threat to our nation. We are the original caretakers of this land, and our connection to it is profound. For hundreds of years predating European arrival, the men of our nation have performed the Salt Pilgrimage . Beginning on the U.S…
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