Years later the technique was repeated by Joseph Stalin. — jtl, 419
Chief Raymond Yowell
In the past 80 years Raymond Yowell’s ancestral homeland has had more than 900 nuclear bomb tests, 50 million ounces of gold extracted from its depths, and now, his cattle rounded up and sold to the highest bidder for past due grazing fees from land he has grazed for more than 20 years.
He was born in Elko, Nevada in 1931. His parents lived near the Ruby Mountains, South of town, the location of the signing of the famous Ruby Mountain Treaty of 1863. This treaty guaranteed that “peace and friendship” between the White man and the Shoshone would last as long as the grass shall grow. The treaty covered some 60 million acres of land located in four states on today’s maps.
His ancestor’s existence would seem…
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