Sunday, August 6

Quote of the Day

Mom, are we Native Americans or are we white demons?
Ummm...Guess I need to do a little Pocahontas debrief.

6 comments:

Carol said...

One of those Disney shows that show glorify history, personify the animals, deify the shrubbery,and Barbify the girl.

Amanda Peterson said...

The answer is "yes".

Anonymous said...

Very funny, esp. the way she said it without a trace of irony.

I'm reading "Guns, Germs, and Steel" right now, which is very illuminating on the whole discussion. Trinity and I will be discussing it when she's done reading it, tomorrow I expect.

Allan White said...

Sorry, that last post was from me. I hit preview, and it selected "Anonymous" on me...

KMiV said...

I read Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee last year and it answered Trinity's question.

Nathan laughed a few years ago at a Hispanic family carrying an American flag and said, "They think they are American." We had a discussion about who were the immigrants and who were the native Americans.

Adam Wolfgang said...

Just make sure to explain it too her in Disney fashion...in random song!