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Federal Indian Policy http: Later works have followed suit. Is it because it lasted so long that it has become a habit? Yet nobody wants to speak about it. Today historians, anthropologists and archaeologists are revealing that information on this holocaust is being deliberately eliminated from the knowledge base and consciousness of North Americans and the world.
A completely false picture is being painted of our people as suffering from social ills of our own making. Can 6 million in be compared to 1 million in ? School children are still being taught that large areas of North America are uninhabited as if this land belongs to no one and never did.
The role of our ancestors as caretakers is constantly and habitually overlooked by colonial society. Before the arrival of Europeans, cities and towns here were flourishing.
Mexico City had a larger population than any city in Europe. The people were healthy and well-fed. The first Europeans were amazed.
The agricultural products developed by the Indigenous people transformed human nutrition internationally. Hitler commented that he admired the great job Americans had done in taking care of the Indian problem.
The policies used to kill us off was so successful that people today generally assume that our population was low. Hitler told a past US President when he remarked about their maltreatment of the Jewish people, he mind your own business.
Where are the monuments? Where are the memorial ceremonies? Why is it being concealed?
The survivors of the WWII holocaust have not yet died and already there is a movement afoot to forget what happened. Unlike post-war Germany, North Americans refuse to acknowledge this genocide.
The policy changed from outright slaughter to killing the Indian inside. Governments, army, police, church, corporations, doctors, judges and common people were complicit in this killing machine.
An elaborate campaign has covered up this genocide which was engineered at the highest levels of power in the United States and Canada. This cover up continues to this day. When they killed off all the Indians, they brought in Blacks to be their labourers. In the residential schools many eye witnesses have recently come forward to describe the atrocities.
Bryce was alarmed by the high death rate of children in residential schools, his report was suppressed. According to the study the majority of the lives of these children was extinguished.
School children are taught his poetry with no mention of his role as the butcher of the Indian people. Those who carried out this annihilation of our people were protected so they could declare full-scale war on us.
North Americans as heirs of the fruits of this murderous system have blood on their hands. If people are sincere about preventing holocausts they must remember it. History must be told as it really happened in all its tragic details.
We have to remember the larger holocaust. In the west there are a whole series of Eichmanns. General Amherst ordered the distribution of small pox infested blankets to kill of our people.
But his name is shamelessly preserved in the names of towns and streets.Oct 08, · American Progress and the Native American Struggle Posted on October 8, by Joe Handley John Gast’s painting of “American Progress” refers to modernization, to the idea of advancement and improvement in areas of technology, politics, economics, and sciences.
- The perception of Native Americans from mainstream America is far from the reality of the true culture of the Native American community. Most Americans would stereotype the Natives as a humorless and serious group of people, because of the traditions of the tribal communities and the years of mistreatment from the government.
We are the land that is the fundamental idea embedded in Native American life the Earth is the mind of the people as we are the mind of the earth. Jul 02, · Established in , American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL) provides critical perspectives and analysis of indigenous peoples in children's and young adult books, the school curriculum, popular culture, and society.
What transformation enabled Westerners to understand Native American oral traditions as "literary"? How does he describe the land and its people? fertile many harbors many rivers very lofty mountains Espanola was a marvel.
American Lit Final. 40 terms. Midterm (extra credit quizzes) Features. Quizlet Live. Quizlet Learn. Diagrams. An essential theme observed in both ancient myths and contemporary Native American literature is the deep connection between the identity of the people and the land they inhabit.
The writings show that the culture considers the land as dynamic.