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"WE WANT NO MONEY"
                                                                                     -The General Council
 


                                                         THE MIAMI HERALD
                                                                                 Section F
                                             S
eptember 21, 1958

                                       
                                         U.S. GETS ULTIMATUM FROM INDIANS:
 
'Settle All Our Land Claims NOW!' 60 Days Or Else
                                                        
                                                                                    Story by
                                                                                Bob Reno

Col.1

Promises Unfulfilled

"Indian cattle trustees, living on the Florida reservations, brought suit through a Jacksonville law firm in 1950 and in the name of all the Indians in Florida.  They sued the United States for $350,000,000.

But the Miccosukee tribe, living off the reservation in the Everglades, said,
"We don't want money.  We want land." (emphasis supplied)

 

 

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