Here is my inspiration for Thanksgiving:
|War paint & Feathers. I want to leave the |
skull inside with my table decor.
But if you actually sit down & think about it, this is the truth. The Native Americans saved the Pilgrims from starvation and the cold. The rest is history... whites steal from the Native Americans, kill them and send them to ... well we all know.
"President Andrew Jackson finished what the Puritans had begun 200 years before. In 1830, Congress, urged on by "Old Hickory," passed the "Indian Removal Act" which gave the federal government the power to relocate any Native Americans in the east to territory that was west of the Mississippi River. Though the Native Americans were to be compensated, this was rarely done fairly and in some cases led to the further destruction of many of the already diminishing numbers of most of the eastern tribes." (http://issuesandalibis.org/campsa.html)
|The Trail of Tears|
So if anyone should be offended, it should be THEM.
A proud descendant of the Cherokee [[Texas]]
I am also Irish, Korean & just plain ol' white. And hey, there isn't anything wrong with that. Proud to be different~