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Indigenous Elder and MAGA Hat-Wearing Student Face Off in Viral Video

HeadlineJan 22, 2019

On Friday, thousands of people took part in the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington, D.C., while another march, the anti-abortion March for Life, also took place in the capital. Video went viral over the weekend of an interaction between an indigenous elder and a group of Catholic high school students from Kentucky who had attended the March for Life protest. In the video, Omaha elder Nathan Phillips is seen peacefully playing his drum and singing while seemingly being taunted by students, some of whom were wearing red “Make America Great Again” hats. We’ll have more on this story with Nathan Phillips after headlines.

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