James Loewen: Students In Elementary Schools

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James Loewen was very accurate in his statement that “students in elementary schools and high schools been taught a history that demeans American Indians”. When I was in elementary school (I went to kindergarten in 1990), students where taught that the pilgrims came over on the Mayflower in 1620. Than shortly after making landing they lived in a harmonious co-existence with the Native American peoples. After receiving what could be called an extremely “white washed” or “sugarcoated” version of early American History, high school students (I went to high school in 1998) were told that there were wars with Native Americans. Only they are told that those wars were started by Native Americans attacking white settlers. In the eyes of a Native American

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