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Protesters gather Friday at American Indian site in Oxford
More than 50 people joined hands behind the Oxford Exchange Friday night to protest the demolition of the large hill behind it, which is believed by some to be a sacred Native American site. "Money has taken over, and they have no consideration for our people," said Tony Castanedo, Sr., who is a local Native American tribal elder.
Jun 27, 2009 |  5 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protest planned over American Indian site destruction in Oxford
A Fruithurst woman who says she is a Creek Indian elder plans a peaceful protest tonight over the city of Oxford's decision to remove a hill that contains an American Indian site. Sharon Jackson said she and other American Indians concerned with the removal of the hill behind the Oxford Exchange will gather there at 7 p.m. tonight. They plan to meet in the Kohl's parking lot.
Jun 26, 2009 |  23 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Burying history? Workers begin destruction of Indian site in Oxford
OXFORD — It may be a site of importance to American Indians — possibly a burial ground — but to the city it's just a pile of dirt. The city, through its Commercial Development Authority, hired a company to take down the hill located behind Target at the Oxford Exchange.
Jun 25, 2009 |  26 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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