A Quote by Sherman Alexie on hate crimes, irony, indians, native americans, spokane indian, and xenophobia

Last September 16th, I was walking in downtown Seattle when this pick-up truck pulls up in front of me. Guy leans out the window and yells, "Go back to your own country," and I was laughing so hard because it wasn't so much a hate crime as a crime of irony.

Sherman Alexie

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A Quote by Sitting Bull on sitting bull and indians

I wish it to be remembered that I was the last man of my tribe to surrender my rifle.

Sitting Bull


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A Quote by Paula Gunn Allen on belonging to history, archaic, re-create history, indians, and present

The Indians used to be the only inhabitants of the Americas, but times change. Having perceived us as belonging to history, they are free to emote over us, to re-create us in their history-based understanding, and dismiss our present lives as archaic and irrelevant to the times.

Paula Gunn Allen

Source: The Sacred Hoop: Recovering the Feminine in American Indian Traditions, Pages: 151

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