Re: Anson Black Calf offended by Warriors [Village News, Opinion, 11/22/07]
Last updated 12/13/2007 at Noon
Anson Black Calf greatly underestimates Henry Rodriguez and his legacy. He never “took what he could get” and fought long and hard for what was right, including decades of legal battles to return the San Luis Rey River water rights and other great achievements.
The US Government used “divide and conquer” strategy against the tribes successfully only because we allowed it and practiced it ourselves. To claim one tribe’s culture, traditions, ceremonies or regalia are more sacred than another is counterproductive for civil discourse. The eagle feather is the “flag” of all North...