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Native Americans Talk About What It Was Like Growing Up On A Reservation

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Their Side of the Story

The plight of indigenous Americans is one that is often glossed over in modern textbooks. They have faced years of having their land and property taken from them by colonial American settlers and being forced to give up everything they know to face sometimes deadly relocations. However, the truth is these processes are not ancient history, and they continue to have real world effects on the Native American population.

These Native Americans have opened up about what it was like growing up on a reservation in modern day. They share their struggles, victories, and personal histories, giving a look into the way that America’s history continues to affect the modern day.

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