Rob Capriccioso
5/11/11
The celebration over Osama bin Laden’s killing by Navy SEALS on May 1 was perhaps briefer for American Indians than for any other group in America—even Republicans...
Steven Newcomb

Many people angrily responded to my previous column on this subject by claiming that the U.S. military had merely applied the Apache leader Geronimo’s name to the U.S. military operation to hunt down bin Laden, and had not applied the name to bin Laden....

5/11/11
Donna Loring

So it’s official: the code name for Bin Laden was "Geronimo." To refer to a terrorist like Bin Laden, whom some have compared to Hitler, with the name of an honored and respected Native American warrior is the ultimate insult to every Native American veteran who fought in wars for this country an...

5/10/11
Rick Kearns
5/9/11
News of the offensive use of Geronimo's name has traveled throughout the Latin American and Spanish-speaking world, including postings in indigenous newspapers and news websites...
ICTMN Staff
5/9/11
In this part 2 video of President Barack Obama's interview with 60 Minutes on May 8 in regards to the death of Osama bin Laden, the president states that Geronimo was the code name...
Tim Johnson

Included in the millions of people throughout the United States and around the world who welcomed the demise of Osama Bin Laden were American Indians. Not since Adolf Hitler has there been such a universally despised figure, so replete with immoral sentience....

5/9/11
Rob Schmidt
5/7/11
There's been a lot of confusion over the military codename used to kill Osama bin Laden. Some say "Geronimo" was the mission, some say the target, and some say both...
Ruth Hopkins

The anger in Indian country over the association of Osama Bin Laden with Geronimo is palpable, and rightly so. Aligning the Apache leader Geronimo—who fought valiantly for his tribal homeland and people against incredible odds—with the cowardly mass murderer Osama Bin Laden is beyond offensive....

5/7/11
Tina Marie Osceola

Let’s make no mistake about it. May 1, 2011 was a proud day for America. It was a proud day for our Navy Seals, the men and women of our armed forces, and for the President of the United States and his cabinet....

5/6/11
ICTMN Staff
5/6/11
The following statement was submitted to the official record of the United States Senate Commission on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing on "Stolen Identities: The Impact of Racist ...

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