Recognizing that inaccurate history often subtly promotes continuing white supremacy, the National Education Association NEA commissioned these articles and has posted some of them in slightly different form at its website. I thank Harry Lawson and others at NEA for the commission, for editorial suggestions, and for other assistance. Sometimes well-meaning non-Native teachers hurt Native Americans students inadvertently. Offending words include "squaw" and "brave," while "chief," "tribe," and "nation," "primitive" and "civilized," "settled," "New World," and even "Native American" versus "American Indian" can be problematic. Worse, these same words can unintentionally increase ethnocentrism and anti-Indian thinking among non-Native students.
The area they lived in was peaceful. The land was clear and the weather was made up of four seasons. There were rich farm lands where they lived. The Iroquois were great farmers. Their three most importantcrops were corn, beans, and squash.
This is seen by his loss of family, language and community. The majority of his loss comes from residential school, St. In order for them to do so, they took their culture and traditions away from them, away from Saul who barely had any knowledge on in the first place. This resulted in the children becoming a shell of a person they once were.
As the country of America keeps expanding and getting larger as well as more advanced, many people tend to forget where and how this nation was developed. The people of America trend to forget and not remember the history of the land as well as the indigenous people of this land. I am talking about the Native Americans and how it is sad to say that not a lot of people know that much about the Native Americans because of their scarcity. Over the course of history the Native American people have been given the short end of the stick and have been disregarded over time.