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Lakota Woman, An Analysis

Summary: Reviews the autobiography, Lakota Woman by Mary Crowdog. Examines the book from a historical perspective and details the American treatment of native Americans. Reveals Crowdog as an inspirational woman.
The Indians are probably one of the most overlooked ethnic groups of all time. History classes never cover them much and usually skim through most of it rather quickly. They never really appear anywhere and have never been really honored for anything. The US settlers made a complete take over of this country, with an effort to shove aside the Indian people. Which should not even be called Indians because they are not, Columbus simply mistook them as Indians. The suffering, which these people had to go through, amazes me. It has opened my eyes to the fact that there is more to them then just huts and peace pipes. It is so ironic how the settlers saw them as "uncivilized" people, when they where much more in harmony with nature. They had an understanding and respect for their resources and didn't burden the land. Its...

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