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Annie Humphrey Harvey Bonga Robert Shimek Anita Fineday Martin Brokenleg Moon Roberts
Annie Humphrey:
"I know there are good people."
Harvey Bonga:
His arrest by police was videotaped.
Robert Shimek:
"White people act like you're invisible."
Anita Fineday:
"Indians have given up on law enforcement."
Martin Brokenleg:
He shares his view of Indian civil rights.
Moon Roberts:
It's a matter of ignorance of Indian culture.
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