White Lady: Natives offended by Bush comments

"Gay Story Hamilton, chairman of the Mohegan tribal nation's council of elders, was both appalled and delighted when she heard that President George W. Bush displayed a limited grasp of tribal sovereignty before a recent conference of minority journalists.

�I love it when he answers questions and does so badly,� said Hamilton, who was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention and welcomes anything that could help U.S. Sen. John Kerry oust Bush from the White House.

Both presidential candidates spoke at the Unity 2004 national conference for minority journalists in Washington, D.C. earlier this month. Only Bush, however, got the sticky sovereignty question."

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Beth Dufresne: Bush's Words On Sovereignty A Hot Topic Among Native Americans (The New London Day 8/23)

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