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eastern woodlands

Indigenous People: Eastern Woodlands Cultivators (Northeast Indians)

In studying indigenous cultures, when Europeans arrived in the Americas, the Eastern Woodlands Cultivators (Northeast Indians) lived in what are now the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. The Northeast culture area reaches from the present-day Canadian provinces of Quebec, Ontario, and the Maritime Provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and...

indigenous people

Pre-Colonial Period: Indigenous People

As Europeans moved beyond exploration and into colonization of the Americas, they brought changes to virtually every aspect of the land and its indigenous people, from trade and hunting to warfare and personal property. European goods, ideas, and diseases shaped the changing continent. Indigenous People These are the indigenous groups...

columbus

We Shouldn’t Ever Celebrate Christopher Columbus

Mark Antonio Wright speaks of two narratives concerning Columbus. I choose the second narrative that Wright mentions striking the last line.   Christopher Columbus, a dead white male of the worst variety, was a slaver, a capitalist, and a murderer of millions who embarked on a voyage motivated only by...