How the West was really won

Tens of thousands of buffalo skulls. The lie they tell you is that we were pitiful savages before the white man came. That we were too stupid to even be considered human. That for these reasons our lands were forfeit, and our tiny tribes were swept aside. No. Our mighty warriors nearly rolled back the American push westward. It was our unique social system and party-gang based style of warfare that confused, harassed and nearly ended colonialism before it even got started. It was our Tribal Organizational Model that nearly won the day. It took disease and a scorched earth campaign against our resources to subdue us. For my people in the Pacific Northwest and southeast Alaska they had to take our salmon from us. For the Diné they slaughtered their livestock to destroy their economy. For the plains Indians it was the buffalo.


About Vince

I am a Tlingit, born and raised in Tlingit Country, and a proud member of the Tlingit Nation.
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One Response to How the West was really won

  1. Dale says:

    Wow, looks vulgar and insane.

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