They Were Just in the Way | Indian Removal

From “Knowing Better”. ( YouTube / Nebula )

The Standard American History Myth treats American Indians as if they were an obstacle in the way of westward expansion and our inevitable march of progress. But nothing about what the United States did to the Native Americans was inevitable.

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▬Books▬

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West (1970)
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Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory (2020)
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Rez Life (2012)
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Lakota Woman (1990)
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The New Trail of Tears: How Washington is Destroying American Indians (2016)
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▬Documentaries▬

Reel Injun (2010)
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We Shall Remain (2009)
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Unspoken: America’s Native American Boarding Schools (2016)
https://www.pbs.org/video/unspoken-americas-native-american-boarding-schools-oobt1r/

Incident at Oglala (1992)
https://amzn.to/3yVjygH

In Whose Honor? American Indian Mascots in Sports (1997)
https://www.kanopy.com/en/product/video/157323

More Than a Word: Native American-Based Sports Mascots (2017)
https://www.kanopy.com/en/product/video/796511

Pioneering the American Frontier (2015)
https://curiositystream.com/video/1323

Return of the Buffalo – Restoring the Great American Prairie (2017)
https://curiositystream.com/video/6281

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Pocahontas (1995) – https://amzn.to/3UtFSWJ
Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (1998) – https://amzn.to/3UbytLN
The Last of the Mohicans (1992) – https://amzn.to/3uDIgzG
The Silent Enemy (1930) – https://youtu.be/SK_S6GMb
Stagecoach (1939) – https://youtu.be/m597TtqsFkQ
Popeye: Big Chief Ugh-Amugh-Ugh (1938) – https://www.dailymotion.com/video/xkcfwh
Little Big Man (1970) – https://amzn.to/3yU5Uuc
Planet Of The Apes (1968) – https://amzn.to/3fHL0aP
Star Trek: The Original Series; S3E3 "The Paradise Syndrome" (1968) – https://amzn.to/3t3oiwV
Looney Tunes: Horse Hare (1960) – https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x8b6ui5
Sitting Bull (1954) – https://youtu.be/X1r4QWV3tYQ
Dances with Wolves (1990) – https://amzn.to/3UfxxpR
The Lone Ranger (2013) – https://amzn.to/3WyE3JV
Avatar (2009) – https://amzn.to/3FKIfjT
The Book of Boba Fett (2021)

South Park:
S7E7 "Red Man’s Greed" (2003)
S21E3 "Columbus Day Special (2017)
S1E13 "Cartman’s Mom is a Dirty Sl*t" (1998)
S12E6 "Over Logging" (2008)
S13E4 "Pee" (2009)
S4E6 "Cherokee Hair Tampons" (2000)
S15E13 "A History Channel Thanksgiving" (2011)
S14E7 "Crippled Summer" (2010)
S18E1 "Go Fund Yourself" (2014)

Powwow Highway (1989)
Smoke Signals (1998) – https://amzn.to/3uBNZpQ
The New World (2005) – https://amzn.to/3RqvxKw
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007) – https://amzn.to/3E45UdG

▬Videos▬
Rosebud Wacipi Day 1 Coverage – https://youtu.be/86Omn05tYRc
Sacheen Littlefeather’s Oscar Speech – https://youtu.be/2QUacU0I4yU
Keep America Beautiful: The Crying Indian (1970) – https://youtu.be/h0sxwGlTLWw
Sioux Ghost Dance – https://youtu.be/UoMW37xfMRw
Civilization VI Game Update – https://youtu.be/CN1BSmoFeUI
Warcraft 3 Reforged Footage – https://youtu.be/EO_A69IGmJc

PragerU:
American Indians Are Still Getting a Raw Deal – https://youtu.be/ur0YWomy5YU
Celebrating Columbus – https://youtu.be/kBwawG0bPJc
Goodbye, Columbus Day – https://youtu.be/HxYVbC283uM

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0:00 Introduction
5:00 Colonial Period
20:24 Removal Period
39:20 Reservation Period
1:10:38 Allotment Period
1:32:13 Termination Period
1:45:31 Self-Determination Period
1:58:02 Modern Issues
2:18:51 Conclusion

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