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A Letter of Protest


I was born Swedish therefore, my skin is white. I respect the

Native American Indian way of life, the circle which binds all of us

together. The words your leaders speak are true and strong. It is

uncomfortable for me to seek your council because of my skin color. I do

not mean to be disrespectful. I live in the valley of the moon for over 20

years, but two years ago a casino was built. No problem with that, I hope

the tribe makes a lot of money. They are poor. On the other hand, they have

probably seen little money until the debt that was used to build the casino

is paid. But this year the casino started to have outdoor concerts during

the summer months, a time for all to enjoy the outdoors. However, the music

travels far and wide to the point that your evening only turns into noise.

No more robin bird sounds only bass and percussion noise. We asked the

casino for help, turn down the sound, but they say there good neighbors and

the sound is not so bad. !

In fact, the casino …