Native American Racism

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Native Americans: 500 years of Racism and Oppression "In fourteen-hundred and ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue." This little saying is something that I'm sure we all learned as children, to help us remember the year that Columbus discovered America. However, Columbus did not discover America, it has been here as long as Spain, England, and the rest of the countries in the world at that time. Although not as nearly technologically advanced as the countries …

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