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Actor Q’orianka Kilcher Arrested at White House Protest in Support of Peruvian Indigenous Rights ( 0) Printer friendly page Print This
By Amy Goodman interviews Q’orianka Kilcher
Democracy Now!
Thursday, Jun 3, 2010


Q’orianka Kilcher

President Obama met with Peruvian President Alan Garcia at the White House on Tuesday amidst growing unrest in Peru over the Alan Garcia government’s free-market policies that open up indigenous lands to resource extraction. Outside the White House, Hollywood actor Q’orianka Kilcher chained herself to a fence, her body covered in black paint to represent oil. She was forcibly removed and the police had to use a saw to cut through her chains.

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