Genocide and Extortion 

150 years later, the hidden motive behind the Indian Island Massacre

[slideshow-1] The dance was over [in] one day. The wind blew and rough weather. On account of this nobody went home. That night after the dance all were asleep. There were four houses and one sweat house….The door was blocked by white…

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