anyways i dumped my grief over the times i see people from europe online ranting about america. Most recently on twitter after Mr Fry posted that he was giving a lecture on america and i read some of the @replies.
so gadgetgeekgirl, monochrome P., midsomer lover, and toby monk were talking about how people in the USA and ALSO people in the UK come from so many different places...at this point, we all share a hand in each other's history as much as our own.
i'm kinda posting this link for them as a part of our conversation, but if anyone else is curious, here ya go! it's a film that aired on pbs recently about the cherokee removal. i like it because it's very different from what people assume native history is like. (one of the most revered people of cherokee history is more scottish and british than he was cherokee so see their history is yours, and vice versa...and in POSITIVE ways...not all negative ones.)
watch this short quote from wes studi: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/weshallremain/behind_....._set_studi
and if that piques your interest, you can watch the whole episode
i am not sure if that's available to play outside US. but i'm hopin it is!
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