American Indian Landscapes
do Indians live in the Unites States? See a
county-based map and a map of Indian reservations.
Watch the expansion of white settlement across the USA: the spread
of counties, spread
of states, and the spread of
population. Listen to Buffy Sainte-Marie
happened to the Indians.
Explore various aspects
of Native American cultures and the
interaction with the invading European cultures that created the distinctive
cultural landscapes of the American Indians:
Additional option materials:
In ITALY’S 2008 general election, voters in the north of the country were greeted by posters showing a Native American chief in feathered headdress (photo on the left). The caption read: “They suffered immigration, now they live on reservations.” The posters were the work of the Northern League, a regionalist grouping that blames immigrants and globalization for many of Italy’s problems. The party struck a chord: it almost doubled its share of the vote.
Optional: Read an article about Indians and treaty arrangements in Canada.