This is the grave of Sa-go-ye-wa-tha, or as he was known among whites, Red Jacket. Born in approximately 1750, the future Seneca leader lived in a world of massive and terrible change for his people.
This is the grave of John Chivington. One of the most reprehensible loathsome Americans to ever live and yet a man representative of 19th century America, Chivington was born in 1821 in Lebanon, Ohio.
Minnesota’s Fort Snelling is one of those places where a lot of things have happened that make it hard to construct some sort of triumphant narrative. It’s where Dred Scott was taken by hi
The case of Whiteclay, Nebraska makes for an interesting moral dilemma perhaps worth discussion. It’s probably the worst town in the nation. It literally exists strictly to provide alcohol to th
On February 14, 1940, a group of Navajos named Scott Preston, Julius Begay, Frank Goldtooth, and Judge Many Children wrote a letter of protest to their congressman, John Murdock of Arizona, against th
This is the grave of Ely Parker. Born in 1828 on the Seneca Reservation in western New York, Ha-sa-no-an-da, or as he was known in English, Ely Parker, grew up within the declining Seneca elite, with
My guess is that Donald Trump has never thought about Native Americans in his life except to bemoan the fact that they can break into the casino industry. And maybe to tell some Tonto jokes with his g
The following characterization does not by any means describe all LGM commenters, or even a majority. But there is certainly a strong group of people around here who look down on direct action protest