xoxoxoBruce Tuesday May 5 08:27 PM
May 6th, 2015: Indigenous Tribes
TYWKIWDBI has a map showing the indigenous people of the North Pacific Region in 1880.
A second map shows the US Pacific Northwest with it's numerous Indian tribes.
Thank heavens the white men interceded or we'd be up to our keisters in casinos.
Diaphone Jim Thursday May 7 12:45 PM
I have marvelled at that map for many years.
It is essentially a distribution of languages and says volumes about the diversity and adaptability of human kind.
As much as anywhere in the New World, the Native American groups as shown in the bottom map were subjected to the most brutal genocide imaginable.
I don't know how high your keister is but I live in the area shown as Pomoan and Yuki and there are five casinos within a 1/2 hour drive, with more to come, and maybe thirty within a couple of hours.
Is there greater density in other parts of the country?
xoxoxoBruce Thursday May 7 12:51 PM
Not on this coast Jim, there were fewer tribes, and we had a couple hundred years head start making them ineligible for federal recognition.
Lamplighter Thursday May 7 01:56 PM
It all started with New Hampshire... 1st state lottery back in 1964
xoxoxoBruce Thursday May 7 05:22 PM
No, it all started in Vegas, but didn't stay in Vegas.
Gravdigr Friday May 8 12:22 PM
It started at Plymouth Rock.
Lamplighter Friday May 8 12:39 PM
What has a breed of chicken got to do with it ?
I thought all chickens spoke the same language:
" Cluck, cluck, cluck "
which translates to:
" Don't eat me, Don't eat me, Don't eat me "
xoxoxoBruce Friday May 8 05:57 PM
No dummy, cluck cluck cluck means eet mor bef.
Sundae Saturday May 9 04:26 AM
I suspect it started in the Nooksack and spread to the Kootenai.
Gravdigr Saturday May 9 03:28 PM
Your reply here?
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