Category: Native American Persons, Acuvusts & Wruters
Five Hundred Years of Injustice – The Doctrine of Discovery in U.S. Law
http://ili.nativeweb.org/sdrm_art.html Excerpt:In a country set up to maintain a strict separation of church and state, the Doctrine of Discovery should have long ago been declared unconstitutional because it is based on a prejudicial treatment of Native American people simply because they were not Christians at the time of European arrival. By penalizing Native people on… Continue reading Five Hundred Years of Injustice – The Doctrine of Discovery in U.S. Law
Dennis J. Banks – Russell Means
Marie Battiste – What is learning spirit?
Zitkala-Sa – Yankton Dakota Sioux (1876–1938)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zitkala-Sa https://wwnorton.com/college/history/america-essential-learning/docs/Zitkala-Sa-Indian_Stories-1921.pdf Excerpt:" A wigwam of weather-stained canvas stood at the base of some irregularly ascending hills. A footpath wound its way gently down the sloping land till it reached the broad river bottom; creeping through the long swamp grasses that bent over it on either side, it came out on the edge of the… Continue reading Zitkala-Sa – Yankton Dakota Sioux (1876–1938)