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Winter 4 3/10/08 American Influences on American Music Native American tribes “Indian” = many subtle meanings the term is the name given by Christopher Columbus to the native inhabitants of San Salvador. His misguided assumption that he had reached India accounts for both “Indian” and “West Indies.” Applied to all of the native inhavitants of South, Central, and North America Columbus felt that he had God on his side, had the power to take anything he wanted. Koch-German If you put a drop of water on them, they all die Cut the infant mortality rate in half over night because he discovered that if he used hot water during childbirth, he would cut the amount of bacteria in half over night Using Indians for labor and when they all die, that’s not called a genocide By the time Dvorack came into America, there were 20 few Indian tribes left Henry Wadsworth Longfellow He read by now, 20 th century, the chronicles about Indians He never met an Indian We romanticized Indians because we didn’t really know them, we just knew we
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2009 for the course PERFORMING GE cluster taught by Professor Winter during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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Winter 4 - Winter 4 3/10/08 American Influences on American...

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