Vietnam Veteran – Nathan Phillips Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Daughter, Mocked by Covington Catholic School Boys
President Donald Trump Weighs In Covington and Nathan Phillips Story
Nathan Phillips Bio, WIki
Nathan Phillips Native American
Nathan Phillips Age: 64 years old as of 2018 as per various sources
Nathan Phillips Wife: Soshana (Deceased)
Nathan Phillips Hometown: Ypsilanti
Nathan Phillips Known for: Omaha Tribal Elder, Vietnam Veteran and former director of the Native Youth Alliance and Appeared in the music video, Skrillex and Damien Marley.
Nathan Phillips Biography
Nathan Phillips is a Native American man who was seen being taunted, mocked and ridiculed by a mob of white Covington Catholic High School students in Washington D.C. on Friday, January 18th, 2019 at the conclusion of the Indigenous Peoples’ Day March and rally, is a Vietnam veteran, tribal elder, educator and musician.
Nathan Phillips Vietnam Veteran
As per the Indian Country Today, Phillips is an Omaha tribal elder. He’s a Vietnam Veteran and former director of the Native Youth Alliance. Phillips is “keeper of a sacred pipe and holds an annual ceremony honoring Native American veterans in the Arlington National Cemetery,” it was reported. Nathan describes himself as an amazing dancer, Singer, an advocate of Native Americans and a father.
Nathan Phillips was performing a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery for Native American Vietnam veterans who lost their lives in Southeast Asia in the 1960s and 1970s.
Nathan Phillips Harassed and Moked by Boys from Covington Catholic High School
A disturbing video shows white boys from Covington Catholic High School surround, harass and mock Phillips.
A white teenager, who is yet to be identified, along with scores of his classmates, surrounded Phillips and a handful of other Native Americans who had just ended the Indigenous Peoples’ Day March and rally, a peaceful demonstration. There appear to be at least two adults in the video accompanying the students. All are wearing Make America Great Again hats and other apparel.
It’s even worse when you see the full mob effect. pic.twitter.com/Oe7Zn5srOB
— Lulu Says (@lulu_says2) January 19, 2019
In videos recorded from different angles, it’s clear that the white male students swarmed and surrounded the small group of Native Americans who were peacefully chanting and playing musical instruments.
This Veteran put his life on the line for our country. The students’ display of blatant hate, disrespect, and intolerance is a signal of how common decency has decayed under this administration. Heartbreaking. https://t.co/NuPnYu9FP4
— Congresswoman Deb Haaland (@RepDebHaaland) January 19, 2019
According to the calendar of events on its website, students from Covington Catholic were in D.C. for the March for Life, but appear to have strayed from that event to harass people marching int the Indigenous Peoples Day March.
Nathan Phillips Statement
“When I was there singing, I heard them say, ‘Build that Wall.’ …I wish I could see those young men put that energy into making this nation great,” said Native Elder and Vietnam Vet Nathan Phillips, as he wiped tears from his face.
"When I was there singing, I heard them say, 'Build that Wall.' …I wish I could see those young men put that energy into making this nation great," said Native Elder and Vietnam Vet Nathan Phillips, as he wiped tears from his face. 💔pic.twitter.com/AX285EWxGb
— Polly Sigh (@dcpoll) January 19, 2019
Covington Catholic High School
Covington Catholic High School Has closed All its Social Media & as of Early Saturday Afternoon, January 20th and Had Not Addressed the Incident. Its Code of Conduct Calls for Suspension or Expulsion for Harassment.
The institution has shuttered its Facebook page, alumni page, and other fan pages. It has also made its Twitter account private and its alumni page, The Twitter account has profile blurb that reads, “With Spirit that Will Not Die! Educating Young Men Spiritually, Academically, Physically and Socially.”
Nicholas Sandmann Statement
Nicholas Sandmann released a statement about his involvement in the incident at the Lincoln Memorial Friday, Janaury18th, 2019. Read his full statement below;
President Donald Trump Weighs In Covington Story
On January 22nd, Trump weighed in on the Nick Sandmann story and the Covington Catholic School students in a Tweet that read “Nick Sandmann and the students ofNick Sandmann and the students of Covington have become symbols of Fake News and how evil it can be. They have captivated the attention of the world, and I know they will use it for the good – maybe even to bring people together. It started off unpleasant, but can end in a dream! have become symbols of Fake News and how evil it can be. They have captivated the attention of the world, and I know they will use it for the good – maybe even to bring people together. It started off unpleasant, but can end in a dream!”
Looking like Nick Sandman & Covington Catholic students were treated unfairly with early judgements proving out to be false – smeared by media. Not good, but making big comeback! “New footage shows that media was wrong about teen’s encounter with Native American” @TuckerCarlson
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 22, 2019
Nathan Phillips Harassed by Eastern Michigan University Students 2015
In 2015, As was reported by Detroit media, Phillips was walking by a group of Eastern Michigan University students who were in costume as Native Americans. They called to him and he walked over and when they said they were honoring him, he said they were not. It was reported the students began “whooping and hollering.” And he challenged them saying that their actions were racist and that’s when he claimed the racist attacks began. Soon, a beer can was thrown at him.
Nathan Phillips Family, Daughter
Nathan Phillips with has a daughter named Alethea, with whom he used to works with at the Native Youth Alliance.
Nathan Phillips Wife
Philip was married to Shoshana who died in 2015 of bone marrow cancer
Nathan Phillips Music Video
Phillips appears in and performs in the wildly popular music video from performers Skrillex and Damien Marley.