Europeans And Native American

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The Seattle Washington City Council is taking a great step towards healing the suffering America experienced as Europeans began to inhabit the land. Christopher Columbus and the travelers of his day had the opportunity to honor the Natives and trade peacefully with them. Some of the Natives even welcomed the Europeans to live among them. Instead the Europeans treated the Indigenous people as slaves and stole their land. The terrible illnesses that wiped out so much of the population is a tragedy. While some Europeans were kind, the injustice that occurred has not fully washed away from the Native American people. The negative effect from horrific treatment and illnesses are still evident, they carry a great burden for their ancestors. “Indigenous
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