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Big mistake, on both sides

American indians need to learn that they must stop discriminating against themselves

What are you talking about?

By staying on reservations

They must learn to integrate themselves into America, like nearly everyone in America has done

I can see why they wouldn't want to, since not too long ago children were still being kidnapped from their families to be raised by white Christian families, and have forgotten their culture. All for the sake of integrating.

That's all in the past. Many blacks have moved on, as well as various other groups that have been persecuted in this country. There comes a time where you're not being harmed by anyone but yourself
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Why should they have to integrate with a society who still feels it's okay to dress up in racist caricatures of them?
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Big mistake, on both sides

American indians need to learn that they must stop discriminating against themselves

What are you talking about?

By staying on reservations

They must learn to integrate themselves into America, like nearly everyone in America has done

I can see why they wouldn't want to, since not too long ago children were still being kidnapped from their families to be raised by white Christian families, and have forgotten their culture. All for the sake of integrating.

That's all in the past. Many blacks have moved on, as well as various other groups that have been persecuted in this country. There comes a time where you're not being harmed by anyone but yourself
[Annoyed]

Why should they have to integrate with a society who still feels it's okay to dress up in racist caricatures of them?

What, you mean like every social group has gone through/goes through?

I'm not saying they have to integrate, I'm saying it's what's best for everyone, including them
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That's all in the past. Many blacks have moved on, as well as various other groups that have been persecuted in this country. There comes a time where you're not being harmed by anyone but yourself

That's right, racism doesn't exist anymore. Everything is fine now.
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What, you mean like every social group has gone through/goes through?

I'm not saying they have to integrate, I'm saying it's what's best for everyone, including them


Really? Every ethnic group has been decimated or gone extinct because of colonialism and disease? Every ethnic group has had their land stolen from them and been beaten if they spoke their language in school?
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By staying on reservations

They must learn to integrate themselves into America, like nearly everyone in America has done

I can see why they wouldn't want to, since not too long ago children were still being kidnapped from their families to be raised by white Christian families, and have forgotten their culture. All for the sake of integrating.

That's all in the past. Many blacks have moved on, as well as various other groups that have been persecuted in this country. There comes a time where you're not being harmed by anyone but yourself
[Annoyed]

Why should they have to integrate with a society who still feels it's okay to dress up in racist caricatures of them?

What, you mean like every social group has gone through/goes through?

I'm not saying they have to integrate, I'm saying it's what's best for everyone, including them
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Yes, the traditionally white Americans have suffered so much bigotry in their history. And yet, you still haven't explained why they should want to integrate into a society that is obviously heinously racist towards them?

And what gives you the authority to say it's what's best for them?
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That's all in the past. Many blacks have moved on, as well as various other groups that have been persecuted in this country. There comes a time where you're not being harmed by anyone but yourself
Persecuted groups integrate and still do because if they don't, they wouldn't survive in the oppressive new culture.
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Why should they have to integrate with a society who still feels it's okay to dress up in racist caricatures of them?

What, you mean like every social group has gone through/goes through?

I'm not saying they have to integrate, I'm saying it's what's best for everyone, including them


There aren't sports teams out there called the "Darkies" or the "Coloreds" that have a mascot of a black guy running around eating fried chicken, but there is a Washington Redskins, an Atlanta Braves, a Chicago Blackhawks, a Kansas City Chiefs, and a Cleveland Indians, all with racist caricatures of mascots like this

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Reservations? I want reservations. No need to wait at a restaurant is good.
I'm not sure about it, I mean, Manhattan was sold in a bad business deal, without conquest initially. War changes things, even among tribes. If the tribes had war policies between each other, then those policies would assist in determining interpretation of ownership today.
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I'm not sure about it, I mean, Manhattan was sold in a bad business deal, without conquest initially. War changes things, even among tribes. If the tribes had war policies between each other, then those policies would assist in determining interpretation of ownership today.
When are you talking about?
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Why should they have to integrate with a society who still feels it's okay to dress up in racist caricatures of them?

What, you mean like every social group has gone through/goes through?

I'm not saying they have to integrate, I'm saying it's what's best for everyone, including them


There aren't sports teams out there called the "Darkies" or the "Coloreds" that have a mascot of a black guy running around eating fried chicken, but there is a Washington Redskins, an Atlanta Braves, a Chicago Blackhawks, a Kansas City Chiefs, and a Cleveland Indians, all with racist caricatures of mascots like this

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It's perfectly acceptable to dress as a racist stereotype of a Native American for Halloween yet if someone went in black face for Halloween, everyone would be offended. It amazes me how people don't see how they're both just as offensive.
I'm utterly amused at people's arguments over this subject.

Simply put, we don't want to integrate into society.
We want to preserve our traditions and language.
The White people in our perspective haven't learned and felt
what it is like to lose everything. This land was ours first, so
why should we integrate?

I don't find it wrong if people want to dress up like a
stereotypical native on Halloween.
Then again, our tradition wear doesn't look like that.
From where I'm from, the women wore cedar,
and fur was saved for the winter months.

Sorry for the little rant ;;;
Have we paid back that 10 mil in trust funds yet?
No?
stfu white man.
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I'm not sure about it, I mean, Manhattan was sold in a bad business deal, without conquest initially. War changes things, even among tribes. If the tribes had war policies between each other, then those policies would assist in determining interpretation of ownership today.
When are you talking about?




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Big mistake, on both sides
American indians need to learn that they must stop discriminating against themselves

What are you talking about?

By staying on reservations
They must learn to integrate themselves into America, like nearly everyone in America has done

I can see why they wouldn't want to, since not too long ago children were still being kidnapped from their families to be raised by white Christian families, and have forgotten their culture. All for the sake of integrating.

That's all in the past. Many blacks have moved on, as well as various other groups that have been persecuted in this country. There comes a time where you're not being harmed by anyone but yourself


Good lord, there's so much to unpack, and I didn't bring my gloves...

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