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Then I read some indigenous American studies. I then thought, “We are settlers here—uninvited ones at that.”
It is a shame that some people can’t wonder at the universe without wanting to colonize it.
Ishi, “last of the Yahi,” laughed when he saw an airplane and heard a white man flew it. He seemed more impressed with the urban crowds made possible by the settler’s agricultural technologies.
The settler would like to belong to a native community, but the settler’s society is constantly unsettled.