Unformatted text preview: reservations. If the United States had originally seen Native American reservations as a benefit or competition to society, I believe there would be a more mutually beneficial system in place. I feel that reservations themselves are proof that the United States view Native Americans as insignificant. The fact that it took the increased profits of one nation to make the United States interested in what was happening on reservations proves the greediness of the U.S. This article shows to me that the United States sees the Native Americans almost as puppets that we can play with and make do anything we please. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/10/nyregion/ruling-clears-new-york-to-tax-tribes-cigarette-sales.html?_r=1&ref=indiansamerican...
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- Summer '11
- Native Americans in the United States