Native American, if ever there was a nisnomer applied to any people it has been the indigenous people of this country, for any born here are Native American, and we never called this land America.

We are indigenous, the first people, sub divided by our tribal names.

The first people, whether the belief is we originated here or migrated across the Bering land bridge to settle in a continent devoid of people and usurping no one.

No argument can be made that this land wasn’t ours, or that if theft and robbery doesn’t translate to ownership it remains ours.

Yeah, I know, “get over it”…..those expressing such words of wisdom must likewise feel their ancestors should have just gotten over it and made the best of where they were instead of leaving.

More appropriately such sages should try getting over that sense of privilege and entitlement they have.

The thing about laws and treaties are their ability to make right look wrong and wrong like right. Something governments, legislation, and politicians are noted for.

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A pick and shovel day related to making a foundation form, started with the sun, formed it up, mixed and poured the concrete after adding lime to accelerate the drying time and it should be ready to go tomorrow, leaving nothing else to do but head home.
While working I thought a great deal about the previous blog All Should Have Equal Rights and thought to expand on it as follows – so a quick cup and a biscuit as I blog this and then on to chores.

“If the white man wants to live in peace with the Indian he can live in peace.”

Obviously the approach wasn’t about living in peace, it was about acquisition and whatever it took to achieve that.

“Peace” was a secondary consideration when it became apparent acquisition and conquest wasn’t going to be a cake walk – a peace cobbled together in such…

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