When the last tree is cut down, the last river poisoned, the last fish caught, then only will the white man discover that he cannot eat money…”. This is an inspirational quote said by a Native American.
This is a quote about how the colonisers came and stole the Native Americans land, and ruined their homes without caring about the importance of this land.
The Native Americans discovered America more than 10 000 years ago, way before Christopher Columbus and his crew sailed there. They came over “land bridge” from Asia, to what is now Alaska.
Although some of them still live in reservations, most Native Americans today, live in cities and urban areas.
Native Americans face some challenges today, such as being a minority in their own country, loss of language and identity.