Thanks for this thread--I've been teaching about things like Native American assimilation attempts in mission schools in the late 19th century, etc...so I'm havin ga discussion in my American History class on this issue, based around the Paul Lukas article.
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May 26th vs MIA
plus NYC parks and Minnesota
plus PNC Park in Pittsburgh
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