Turkish Government Calls on Trump to Declare Trail of Tears Genocide

The Native American Nations seen here on a road trip to death in 1831
The Native American Nations seen here on a road trip to death in 1831

Ankara, Turkey — A coalition of Turkish government members have signed a resolution calling on the United Nations and President Trump to declare the 1830s Trail of Tears an act of genocide. The move, which some say was motivated by recent criticism of Turkey in their refusal to recognize the Armenian genocide, was a surprise to Washington insiders who typically are not on the receiving end of such a resolution.

The Trail of Tears commonly refers to a series of forced relocations of Native American nations in the United States following the Indian Removal Act of 1830 following intense Congressional lobbying from then President and horrendous dick Andrew Jackson. The removal included members of the Cherokee, Muscogee, Seminole, Chickasaw, and Choctaw nations, some of whom chose not to assimilate with American society, from their ancestral homelands in the southeastern U.S. to an area west of the Mississippi River that had been designated as Indian Territory.  Many suffered from exposure, disease, and starvation while going on the route to their destinations and many died.

“We call on President Trump and the United States Congress,” said Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the 12th and current President of Turkey in a prepared statement,  “to recognize human rights, truth, justice, solidarity and condemnation against all denialist policy regarding the genocide and crimes against humanity suffered by the Native American nations.”

On the 2008 campaign trail, then presidential candidate Obama promised to use the word “genocide” to describe the 1915 massacre by Turks of Armenians — a pledge he made when seeking Armenian-American votes. However since then, he never not uttered the word genocide with regards to the events of 1915 in Armenia. President Trump seems to think the word genocide is a complimentary term, but he promised to undo any genocide executive orders put in place by Obama.

With regards to the Trail of Tears request from the Turkish government, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders had stern words for the press.

“What part of ‘we’re not going to use the word genocide in any official communication’ don’t you get?” Questioned an irritated Secretary Sanders in a Friday press conference. “We’re not going to do it. Even if  Kim Kardashian asked us to do it. And we’re not going to even discuss the ancient history of the Trail of Tears. There has to be a statute of limitations on this stuff.”

As luck would have it, third generation Armenian-American personality Kim Kardashian has formerly made a request that President Trump recognize the Armenian genocide. She mentioned nothing about the Trail of Tears.

“I would like President Trump to use the word ‘genocide’,” Kardashian said a new op-ed piece for Time magazine. “It’s very disappointing he hasn’t used it as president. We thought it was going to happen this year.”

As for the Turkish government, they are doing their best to deflect attention away from them.

“The governments of Turkey and Azerbaijan deny that the Ottoman authorities attempted to exterminate the Armenian people,” continued President Erdogan. “We acknowledge that during World War I many Armenians died, but counter that Muslim Turks died as well. The number of Armenian victims has been inflated. However the United States can admit their participation in the systematic killing of its Native Americans. It’s the right thing to do to move forward.”

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Helderman Michelle
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ABOUT TIME!

Helderman Michelle
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ABOUT TIME!

Millicent Michelle Pepion
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Millicent Michelle Pepion

Excuse, Mr. President, can you also recognize that Indian mascots continue to dehumanize us? Indian mascots accommodate the denial of those who fail to recognize the mass genocide of Native peoples in this country.

hereinWA
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hereinWA

He kinda has, in a milquetoast sort of way. “If it were me, I’d change it”.

Millicent Michelle Pepion
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Millicent Michelle Pepion

Excuse, Mr. President, can you also recognize that Indian mascots continue to dehumanize us? Indian mascots accommodate the denial of those who fail to recognize the mass genocide of Native peoples in this country.

hereinWA
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hereinWA

He kinda has, in a milquetoast sort of way. “If it were me, I’d change it”.

hereinWA
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hereinWA

Interesting. Two governments who refuse to acknowledge their own genocides insist the other acknowledge theirs.

Timray
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Timray

interesting we do not discuss the Huron Wars, the Sioux merciless driving out the Cheyenne, Kiowa, Pawnee…..and of course the real peaceful Comanche lol….Hanta Yo means he who believes his own Bullshit http://www.amren.com/news/2013/08/the-real-life-tontos-how-comanche-indians-butchered-babies-roasted-enemies-alive-and-would-ride-1000-miles-to-wipe-out-one-family/

hereinWA
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hereinWA

Interesting. Two governments who refuse to acknowledge their own genocides insist the other acknowledge theirs.

Timray
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Timray

interesting we do not discuss the Huron Wars, the Sioux merciless driving out the Cheyenne, Kiowa, Pawnee…..and of course the real peaceful Comanche lol….Hanta Yo means he who believes his own Bullshit http://www.amren.com/news/2013/08/the-real-life-tontos-how-comanche-indians-butchered-babies-roasted-enemies-alive-and-would-ride-1000-miles-to-wipe-out-one-family/

Sharon Redwater
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Sharon Redwater

“And we’re not going to even discuss the ancient history of the Trail of Tears. There has to be a statute of limitations on this stuff.” Ancient history? Statute of limitations? Sounds like a government trying to weasel out of culpability. It figures… As Native people, we keep falling for the same old lines. Every treaty broken. We keep hoping against hope. ‘Maybe someday’, we say to ourselves but only to move forward because we know it probably won’t happen but we still hope and that is the reason for our survival.

Timray
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Timray

try some real truth, next time put up a sign, do not enter we only hunt, fish, and make ze love….i am sure with the history of manunkind that would work…maybe Neanderthal would have avoided Cro Magnon who knows it could have been a game changer….psst the first were aboriginal from the Pacific….
http://www.dailystormer.com/debunking-trail-of-tears-indian-genocide-mythology/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNTXCMYjwEk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6IrMjfbh6E

Sharon Redwater
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Sharon Redwater

“And we’re not going to even discuss the ancient history of the Trail of Tears. There has to be a statute of limitations on this stuff.” Ancient history? Statute of limitations? Sounds like a government trying to weasel out of culpability. It figures… As Native people, we keep falling for the same old lines. Every treaty broken. We keep hoping against hope. ‘Maybe someday’, we say to ourselves but only to move forward because we know it probably won’t happen but we still hope and that is the reason for our survival.

Timray
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Timray

try some real truth, next time put up a sign, do not enter we only hunt, fish, and make ze love….i am sure with the history of manunkind that would work…maybe Neanderthal would have avoided Cro Magnon who knows it could have been a game changer….psst the first were aboriginal from the Pacific….
http://www.dailystormer.com/debunking-trail-of-tears-indian-genocide-mythology/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNTXCMYjwEk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6IrMjfbh6E

David Luger
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David Luger

Good comeback.

David Luger
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David Luger

Good imaginary comeback.

David Luger
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David Luger

Good comeback.

David Luger
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David Luger

Good imaginary comeback.