Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

“histories. Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) historian Jean O’Brien names this practice of writing Indians out of existence “firsting and lasting.” All over the continent, local histories, monuments, and signage narrate the story of first settlement: the founder(s), the first school, first dwelling, first everything, as if there had never been occupants who thrived in those places before Euro-Americans.”


Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States
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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (ReVisioning American History) An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
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