President Obama: “We must reject any forms of fundamentalism, or racism, or a belief in ethnic superiority that makes our traditional identities irreconcilable with modernity.”
Secretary Kerry: But let me be clear: out of all of this complexity there is emerging now a simple choice between war and peace; between human agony and humanitarian relief; between the continued disintegration of an ancient society and the re-birth of a united and modern nation.
In the dance and in the song and in the drum, you will see a celebration of the beauty of Native ways. You will see a stubborn attachment to tradition, without resistance to innovation and reinvention. This is a celebration of living traditions. But today, today, we celebrate the here and now. Today we celebrate contemporary Indian Country in song and dance.
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Item 5: Joint Statement by Canada, Mexico, and the United States on Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls
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