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This is the grave of Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, as well as others who died with them when the Cayuse struck against the missionary colonialists in 1847. Born in 1802 in Federal Hollow, New York, Marcus Whitman mostly grew up in Massachusetts after the death of his parents. His uncle raised him. He moved back […]

Playing Indian

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On December 22, 2021

There is a very long history of whites passing as non-whites when it works for them. Rachel Dolezal is perhaps the most infamous example of this in recent years but there are many others. One question

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On November 1, 1879, the Carlisle Indian School opened in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. This school, central to the genocidal project to end Native American culture in the late nineteenth century, was replicated across the nation. It and other schools sought to eliminate Native languages, religions, and cultures. Central to all of this was replacing Native ideas […]
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Footprints

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On September 24, 2021
Well this is just pretty cool: Ancient human footprints preserved in the ground across the White Sands National Park in New Mexico are astonishingly old, scientists reported on Thursday, dating back about 23,000 years to the Ice Age. The results, if they hold up to scrutiny, would rejuvenate the scientific debate about how humans first […]
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