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Thursday, July 08, 2004

Beware ye indians, when entering Boston.

From the Herald Tribune
As city leaders work to burnish the shine on the "new Boston" for this month's Democratic National Convention, a group of northeastern Native American tribes is calling on the state to formally repeal a very "old Boston" anti-Indian law.

Passed in 1675 during King Philip's War and never formally wiped from the books, the Boston Indian Imprisonment Act orders the arrest of all American Indians entering the city. full article

The article assures the readers that the law poses no threat to American Indian Delegates attending the Democratic National Convention.


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