Food for the mind: A daily dose of history
Pocahontas married one of the Jamestown settlers, John Rolfe, in 1614 and visited England with him in 1616. Short and bloody, the Pequot War (1636–1638) was the first major clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the New World. The Pequot ...
New Echota National Landmark: the first capital of the Cherokee Nation - part 6
South Carolina defined the southern English frontier by building a fort at the mouth of the Altamaha River near what is now Darien ... Britain’s European and Native enemies. However, because of the close relationship between the Creeks and the leaders ...
Vunerable, Straya and Libary: the evolution (and denigration) of the English language
This denigration of the English language is attributed by many to “lazy lips ... Have things changed in 30 years? No: see “What is the definition of a vunerable child?” - The Children’s Commissioner, Northern Territory; and “First generation ...
Indians 101: The French Fur Trade
When the French first entered North America, their primary focus was on gaining wealth through the fur trade ... between the French traders and Indian women often resulted in children. These children, who were not seen as racially mixed as race was not a ...
‘Tom and Jerry’ relationship between Igbo and Yoruba
My close study of the Igbo and the Yoruba makes me see them as the Germans and the French of Nigeria respectively ... It is high time this Tom and Jerry relationship between the two ethnic groups ended, for the good of both and the nation at large.