The treatment of native americans in America.
Deprived of his land, shunted onto reservations, denied most civil rights, the American Indian, who by 1900 number less than a quarter million, found his rights even on his reservation often ignored or violated. George Kennan, in the spirit of a muckraking journalist, describes in detail one example of outrageous behavior to the Sioux.
Just west of the Missouri River and south of its tributary the Cannonball, partly in North Dakota and partly in South Dakota, was the extensive tract of treeless, dry land known as the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The land had actually been much bigge…
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