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So the American government lied to the Native Americans for many, many years, and then President Clinton lied about a relationship, and everyone was surprised! A little naive, I feel!
If aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn't turn out well for the Native Americans.
American football seems to resemble soccer in that one scores by putting the ball through the opponent's goal; but football, truly is about land. The Settlers want to move the line of scrimmage Westward, the Native Americans want to move it East.
In the end, there is no absence of irony: the integrity of what is sacred to Native Americans will be determined by the government that has been responsible for doing everything in its power to destroy Native American cultures.
I always see America as really belonging to the Native Americans. Even though I'm American, I still feel like a visitor in my own country.
Native Americans are the original inhabitants of the land that now constitutes the United States. They have helped develop the fundamental principles of freedom of speech and separation of powers that form the foundation of the United States Government.
Everyone who's born in the Western Hemisphere is a Native American. We are all Native Americans.
It almost seems that nobody can hate America as much as native Americans. America needs new immigrants to love and cherish it.
It's striking that Native Americans evolved no devastating epidemic diseases to give to Europeans, in return for the many devastating epidemic diseases that Indians received from the Old World.
I've come to the point in my life where I encourage young Native Americans to become much more selfish about their personal needs and wants.
I've always been interested in the history of the West, our country and particularly as it relates to the Native Americans - the original Americans.
I remember hearing stories from my mother and father about their parents and grandparents when they were taken off the reservation, taken to the boarding schools, and pretty much taught to be ashamed of who they were as Native Americans. You can feel that impact today.
The name 'reservation' has a negative connotation among Native Americans - an intern camp of sorts.
When you start to look at Native American history, you realize that, very far from being a peaceful, morally superior people, Native Americans were not that different from Europeans.
The home ownership process for Native Americans has been hobbled by bureaucratic delays and regulations.
When I was a kid, I really loved Indians. Native Americans. Pardon. Me.
Native Americans had only stone and wooden weapons and no animals that could be ridden. Those military advantages repeatedly enabled troops of a few dozen mounted Spaniards to defeat Indian armies numbering in the thousands.
I have a philosophy that white people would be interested in Native Americans because, first of all, it's probably the only group as a country we all study and know the history and then never study again past the age of 10. So I think we have these things we believe are true, that are just not true about what an audience wants.
In my own view, the life expectancy of Native Americans in the United States is one of the really great moral crises that we face.
Jim Yong Kim
Second, this epic tale allows the audience to actually listen to the Native Americans and receive their wisdom. Spielberg conveys the respect for Native Americans that is normally lacking in Western films.
One could reasonably argue that the Turkish pogrom against the Armenians during World War I qualifies as a crime against humanity, as does the United States' ethnic cleansing of Native Americans.
I love Caribbean food. It's a great melting pot of so many cultures including the Native Americans.
America is made up of people who came from someplace else. Even the Native Americans came over the Bering strait... America is what it is because people came from someplace else.
Here, we tell the story: why the people came here, what they did when they got here, going back to the Native Americans and coming all the way forward.
The typical Western is kind of a good-guy/bad-guy thing, and that's great, but initially when I heard about 'Into the West,' and what I love about it is it delves into both sides of our cultural past, and it puts more of a human face on the Native Americans.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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