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SF Bar Exploits Native Remains (photos)

by Native Soliidarity Activists
These are photos from the SF bar mentioned last week by Ward Churchill
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Those who heard Ward Churchill's speeches last week will know of a San Francisco bar that displays various memorabilia including photos, Custer's guns, and teeth taken from a Native woman referred to as Custer's "Live-In Squaw."

Included here are several photos from the bar & restaurant -called Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker's - located in SF's financial district.

Read the pictured note, which explains that one of the woman's teeth was knocked out by Custer in a "jealous pique."

The bar's owner, when questioned about why he has a Native woman's teeth on display, replied that concern for cultural sensitivity was "not living in reality."

The fact that Rickenbacker's has been voted one of the city's best bars illustrates that the "Little Eichman" mentality pointed out by Churchill after 9/11 remains prevalent, even in a "liberal" city such as SF.

Unfortunately, the existence of this display presents us with an opportunity to demonstrate real solidarity with Native Americans, and to point out the connections between the occupation of native lands in America and occupations taking place throughout the world today.

-Native American Solidarity Activists Against Occupation
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§More Deadly Tools
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§Display Showing Teeth of Custer's "Squaw"
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§Close-up of Woman's Teeth
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§Note Regarding Teeth
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§Another View of Note
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§"Winning of the West"
by Native Soliidarity Activists
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§40 Cycles of Yesteryear
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(Note: At one speech Churchill suggested the bar might be called "40 Indians"; some of the 40 motorcycles displayed are the "Indian" brand)
§Best Bar?
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§Business as Usual
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§Fair Play....
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