TRAD 102 Notes February 27

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TRAD 102 Notes February 27, 2008 Tohono O’odham and the Mexico-U.S. Border Today’s Homeland Four Segments of the reservation total 2.8 million acres -Comparable in size to Connecticut -Second largest reservation in U.S. -Four land based reservations Rain Saguaro Diverse, fragile environment Home of I’itoi Home of Tohono O’odham Garbage Environmental damage Theft Smuggling Harassment Helicopter/car chases Shootouts Corpses The Issues 75 mile of Arizona Sonoran border is Tohono O’odham land Since 1990s significant increase in border traffic Tohono O’odham face difficulties crossing the border Jay Treaty does not apply- agreement between US and Britain allowed free passage of indigenous people Tohono O’odham people land impacted by non-O’odham crossers How is Tohono O’odham sovereignty impacted by the border? Modern Border Problems
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course TRAD 101 taught by Professor Weiner during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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