Family of Indigenous Man Killed By Cops Demands Answers

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty/Photo Courtesy of the Mattia family

Last month federal authorities ruled that an Indigenous American man’s death at the hands of Border Patrol after reporting undocumented migrants on his property in May was justified. However, Raymond Mattia’s family say their loved one “died with no dignity,” and they are demanding changes to the ways Indigenous Americans living on reservations are treated by law enforcement.

Mattia’s niece explained to The Daily Beast that her uncle’s death on the Tohono O’odham reservation in Arizona had greatly impacted both the family and their community.

“I think it really changed all of us,” Lisa Mattia said.

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Source: The Daily Beast

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