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Indian Country

June 2024
1min read

Mr. Bordewich suggests that Native Americans obtained citizenship with the Dawes Severally Act when, in fact, citizenship was not granted to them until 1924—after they had fought and died in the first of two world wars in which they served our country.

Jim Kent Pompton Plains, NJ.

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