Every student in school has been told the white man killed the Native Americans and stole their land. However, there is a whole lot more to this story than that and there IS another side to this story. This information in no way justifies the wrongs of the past, but it does give us a better understanding on how the Indians and pioneers attitude towards each other developed.

We must also understand that it is impossible for people, living hundreds of year after the fact, to truly and fully understand conditions that existed at the time.  Let’s find out the whole story.


Sections in this article

The Indians were NOT superior human beings.

Native American population in 1492

Death by Disease

Desperate people will not be stopped

Selective unforgiveness

Broken Treaties - Indian Reservations