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US border police attack Native American protest against Arizona border wall

On Monday, October 12, approximately thirty Tohono O’odham tribal activists and supporters engaging in traditional ceremonies at the border wall on the US-Mexico border were shot at with rubber bullets and teargas by federal and state police.

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