A Map of Destruction: How Europeans Stole Native Land

colonization map

Unsettling America

A shocking look at the theft of Native American Land.

From Alternet:

For millions in the U.S., Thanksgiving is a stark reminder of what has been lost.

Click on this map, created by Lousiana State professor Sam B. Hillard, to see the rapid loss of land by the Native Americans–starting from when Columbus “discovered” the America and ending in 1895, when native people retained only 2.3 percent of their original land.

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