Posted by Bill R on March 21, 2000 at 12:28:20:
In Reply to: Re: i cant understand why!!!!!!!!!! posted by Doc M on March 21, 2000 at 11:15:49:
: : : hello all, im peruvian, and for years i have had a question on my head,,why real americans cant live in peace inamerica, i mean why apache or sioux or you name it,,CANT live in peace, or why do have to live in reservations????????????? why are so marginated in their own lands?? it is something i cant explain as english is not my first language, but anyone can tell me WHY?????????????and where it all begin?????????????
: : Well, I imagine it began when the Conquistadors invaded the areas now called Peru and Mexico, enslaved and killed the native americans there, and lay claim to the gold and silver they found there.....hmmmmm? The only native americans they kept alive were those working as slaves in the mines and as pack animals to the ports.
: : As I understand it, there are still problems in Peru between those of Spanish ancestry and those of Indian ancestry, no?
: : Clear it up any?
: : (and I was trying to be SO good too. keep my mouth shut, etc. Oh well.)
: : Bill R
: Oh, Billy...you are Le Gnome Subtile! Nyuk! Nyuk! Nyuk!
: Doc M
Oh, Doc...I've been told I am about as subtle as a mushroom cloud and about as sensitive as a toilet seat, doncha know!! Nyuk Nyuk. The question just begged to be answered that-aways.
Bad little gnome!! Bad Gnome!!
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