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Hopes Obama will adopt

One item that I want President Obama to support is the adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which was passed by the United Nations General Assembly two years ago.

This declaration will preserve the rights of indigenous peoples to maintain their way of life, including their institutions, cultures and traditions as well as having them participate in matters that concern them.

Unfortunately, this country, along with Canada, Australia and New Zealand were the only four that voted against it.

I hope that President Obama will ask Congress to adopt the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples so he can support it.

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– Billy Trice Jr.

Oakland, Calif.