Photo: Liberal Native American Activist Nathan Phillips Held Drum Protest at Trump Hotel In DC in 2017

Native American liberal activist Nathan Phillips was photographed at an anti-Trump protest in April 2017 at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. The protest was against Trump’s environmental policies.

: Native Youth Alliance Executive Director Nathan Phillips of Omaha Tribe in Nebraska beats a drum on the steps in front of the Trump International Hotel during a protest April 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. Organized by The Indigenous Environmental Network, the protesters gathered in front of the hotel that bears the name of U.S. President Donald Trump to rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline, the XL Pipeline and other projects and programs that they say damages the environment. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Phillips was shown holding a drum and drumstick in a similar pose to the one he used Friday at the Lincoln Memorial when  he harassed a pro-Trump high school student wearing a MAGA hat by getting in the boy’s face, drumming and chanting at him from a distance of mere inches for about two or three minutes.

Phillips rocketed to national prominence Saturday as he peddled a false story that he was set upon and surrounded by hateful students wearing MAGA hats. Numerous videos show that contrary to Phillips’ story it was he who approached the boys and moved himself directly in front of one boy, drumming and chanting in a Native American language without speaking to the boy or explaining what he was doing. The video below was taken by the racist, anti-gay black religious zealots who had been taunting the students before Phillips walked over with his fellow Native American activists to confront the boys.

A description of the 2017 event as posted to Facebook by the organizer, the Indigenous Environmental Network:

“Indigenous communities are under attack for protecting Mother Earth and defending their inherent rights, as such the Indigenous Environmental Network wishes to send a message to the Trump administration and its corporate interests that our Native resistance will not be silenced! Two days before the Peoples Climate March, on Thursday April 27th, we will gather in front of the Trump International Hotel to dance in unified resistance to the destructive policies of this administration and show that this movement will not be stopped.

“Native Drummers only, out of respect for local cultural protocols.
Alcohol, drug-free.

“This event is free and open to the public.”


Sadly, any hippies hoping to participate in a Native American drum circle were barred from participating.

The protest was reportedly attended by several hundred activists.

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 27: Hundreds of Native Americans and their supporters rally in front of the Trump International Hotel April 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. Organized by The Indigenous Environmental Network, the protesters gathered in front of the hotel that bears the name of U.S. President Donald Trump to rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline, the XL Pipeline and other projects and programs that they say damages the environment. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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