Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America

Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America

Jack Weatherford


"Well written, imagery-ridden...A story of what was once, what turned, and what's this present day in regards to the Indian relation to the eu civilization that 'grafted' itself onto this old system.'"
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Conventional American background holds that the white settlers of the recent global re-created the societies they'd identified in England, France, and Spain. yet as anthropologist Jack Weatherford, writer of INDIAN GIVERS, brilliantly exhibits, the Europeans really grafted their civilization onto the deep and nourishing roots of local American customs and ideology. Our position names, our farming and looking suggestions, our crafts, the very blood that flows in our veins--all derive from American Indians ways in which we continually miss out on.

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