Trail of Tears - The largest act of ethnic cleansing perpetrated by the United States government began in 1830, when Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act into law, which gave him the power to negotiate the removal of Native American tribes in the South to land west of the Mississippi. Of course, those negotiations were corrupt and rife with coercion. Take, for example, the removal of the Cherokee, which was conducted via a treaty never approved by leaders of the Cherokee nation and…
The Cree are one of the largest groups of First Nations / Native Americans in North America, with 200,000 members living in Canada. The major proportion of Cree in Canada live north and west of Lake Superior, in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the Northwest Territories. About 15,000 live in eastern Quebec. The name "Cree" is derived from the Algonkian-language exonym Kiristino, which the Ojibwa used for tribes around Hudson Bay.
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Les derniers Amérindiens photographiés dans les années 1900
1924 Une femme Cahuilla . Les derniers Amérindiens photographiés dans les années 1900 En 1906, le photographe Edward S.Curtis fut approché par le riche financier JP Morgan, alors intéressé pour financer un projet documentaire sur les peuples indigènes des Etats-unis.Cet étonnant travail, constitué de 20 volumes et intitulé « The North American Indian« , contenait plus de 1 500 clichés, ainsi que… En lire plus »