Historical Report on Race
Throughout the last two hundred years the Native American people have been through a lot of anguish and agony, but I do believe that things have started to get much better for us. I am a Native American and I have witnessed first hand, a government that wants to make things right for all Native Americans in the United States.
During my research I uncovered a group of people that not only struggled to get by but a group that was actually forced to do what many believe to be state funded atrocities. For many years the Native American people fell victim to a government that had its own agenda, which consisted mainly of discriminated lawmaking aimed directly at the Native Americans themselves. Something that has been a beacon of light for the Native Americans has been the recent legislation intended to help them, a welcome change.
The North American continent before the European settlers arrived was a paradise, a paradise that was home to the Native Americans. They roamed these lands in mostly a peaceful manner, I say mostly because some tribes had disagreements. These disagreement were merely a drop in the bucket compared to what would ultimately occur.
As these settlers began spreading the word about how bountiful and beautiful these new lands were, more soon followed. Soon the Native Americans found themselves in an abysmal situation. We were forced away from the very lands we called home to, lands that were unknown and of no value to the settlers. The Native Americans had the numbers advantage in the beginning, but when the settlers had a strong following the fighting began. The settlers began erecting a government, and this government began enacting laws to limit our civil rights and freedoms.
The foreigners had a way of thinking that was much different than the Native Americans, it was totally opposite from the Native Americans and because of this...