Correction: Trump-Rushmore story

Jun 26, 2020

In a story June 25, 2020, about Native American views on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial ahead of President Trump's July 3 visit, The Associated Press erroneously quoted Oglala Lakota member and activist Nick Tilsen as saying, “It’s an injustice to actively steal Indigenous people’s land, then carve the white faces of the conquerors who committed genocide.”

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — In a story June 25, 2020, about Native American views on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial ahead of President Trump’s July 3 visit, The Associated Press erroneously quoted Oglala Lakota member and activist Nick Tilsen as saying, “It’s an injustice to actively steal Indigenous people’s land, then carve the white faces of the conquerors who committed genocide.” Tilsen actually said: “It’s an injustice to actively steal Indigenous people’s land, then carve the white faces of the colonizers who committed genocide.”

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