From: "Svhyeyi Aga Ayanadi Koga" <crow@...
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I am but one messenger of the information you will find at the link
listed below. The evidence and documentation that has been compiled
is due to the combined efforts of many native people, over a period of
time. This investigation remains ongoing. The two individuals named
in this expose often work hand in hand and the evidence of their work is
freely available on many websites and probably hundreds of mailing lists
and message boards - almost all of which are American Indian, despite
the fact that neither of these individuals are American Indian or
Often they set themselves up as spokespeople for American Indians...the
latest being, the posting of information relative to the Protection of
Sacred Ceremonies. They posted information on numerous mailing lists on
behalf of the Lakota and Cheyenne People, claiming they were asked to do
so by Bernard Red Cherries. Whether or not Mr. Red Cherries made this
request of them, we cannot say, only that this is how they introduced
each post made regarding this issue, often with an attached disclaimer
that it could not be reposted without written permission.
People who know these two individuals and what they are involved with on
the internet, also know that more often than not, their mode of
operation has been to caused dissent, to list numerous allegations, most
often, without any supportive evidence. There is reason to believe
they are professional agitators and their agenda supports that.
Need we be reminded?
COINTELPRO is an acronym for the FBI's domestic "counterintelligence
programs" to neutralize political dissidents. Although covert operations
have been employed throughout FBI history, the formal COINTELPRO's of
1956-1971 were broadly targeted against radical political organizations.
The origins of COINTELPRO were rooted in the Bureau's operations against
hostile foreign intelligence services. Counterintelligence, of course,
goes beyond investigation; it refers to actions taken to neutralize
"Counterintelligence" was a misnomer for the FBI programs, since the
targets were American political dissidents, not foreign spies. In the
atmosphere of the Cold War, the American Communist Party was seen as a
serious threat to national security. Over the years, anti- Communist
paranoia extended to civil rights, anti-war, and many other groups.
As John Edgar Hoover, longtime Director of the FBI, put it
The forces which are most anxious to weaken our internal security are
not always easy to identify. Communists have been trained in deceit
and secretly work toward the day when they hope to replace our American
way of life with a Communist dictatorship. They utilize cleverly
camouflaged movements, such as peace groups and civil rights groups to
achieve their sinister purposes. While they as individuals are difficult
to identify, the Communist party line is clear. Its first concern is the
advancement of Soviet Russia and the godless Communist cause. It is
important to learn to know the enemies of the American way of life.
Although today this may sound ridiculous, the implications were deadly
serious for the thousands of people who became COINTELPRO targets. After
many years of investigating and disrupting these groups, the Bureau
could not find evidence that any of them were foreign-controlled.
These programs were exposed to the public following an unsolved break-in
into the FBI's Media, PA resident agency, separate lawsuits by NBC
correspondent Carl Stern and the Socialist Workers' Party, and then a US
Senate investigation led by Senator Frank Church. Although the FBI's
COINTELPRO's officially ended in 1971, there have been many examples of
counterintelligence-type operations against political dissidents since.
The paid and directed informant is the most extensively used technique
in FBI domestic intelligence investigations. Informants were used in 85
percent of the domestic intelligence investigations analyzed in a recent
study by the General Accounting Office. 5 By comparison, electronic
surveillance was used in only 5 percent of the cases studied. The FBI
places strong emphasis on informant coverage, in intelligence
investigations, instructing agents to "develop reliable informants at
all levels and in all segments" of groups under investigation. 6
C. What Were the Purposes of COINTELPRO?
The breadth of targeting and lack of substantive content in the
descriptive titles of the programs reflect the range of motivations for
COINTELPRO activity: protecting national security, preventing violence,
and maintaining the existing social and political order by "disrupting"
and "neutralizing" groups and individuals perceived as threats.