May 31, 2013

The Term “Indian”

First of all, the name is wrong.  We were NEVER Indians. When Columbus sailed in 1492, he was looking for a water passage route to the East; in other words, China or India. 
May 31, 2013

Euro-centrism and the First Peoples of North America

While enjoying my morning walk today, I couldn’t help thinking about the flood of Euro-centric arrogance that has covered or outright washed away the names, practices and histories of the original inhabitants of this country.