This Week's Program: Wednesday, September 1, 2010


SUSAN HITORANGI Updates regarding the "reoccupation of Rapanui lands" misnomered as Easter Island, by the Rapanui people and the arrest warrants for a large number of its original inhabitants. Illegally taken Rapanui lands by the Chilean government is in question. JOHN KANE Updates comments by NYC Mayor Bloomberg and NYS Govenor Patterson regarding a five-judge panel from the appellate court will consider the tax-collection issue in more depth today, said Margaret A. Murphy, the Buffalo attorney who persuaded Green to reinstate the restraining order Wednesday. The governor's office said the state is making efforts to have the injunction lifted once again but, in the meantime, will not enforce the cigarette tax collections against any tribe. OFELIA RIVAS The U.S.National Guard and the Dept. of Homeland Security (sic) will fully militarize the O'odham/Mexico border where 58 migrant-Indigenous deaths in the month of July, 44 were on the Tohono O'odham Reservation where tribal officials have diminished authority.