Unformatted text preview: society today we teach that Indians (Native Americans) are “extinct.” Extinct as in history, only something in our past that we should read about in books or watch in old movies. I agree with the essay because I’m trying to remember the last time in school we talked Native Americans as a current race, a people that are still here today. The problem is that I’m drawing a blank. On the subject of some people trying to divert attention to other things Native Americans are facing such as poverty and unemployment I feel that those people are right. Although I see the point that the mascot debate could be solved very quickly, I just feel that time, resources, and money could be put to better use in the above issues of poverty and unemployment....
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- Spring '08
- Native Americans in the United States, Koppelman Essay p.