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AfriGeneas Western Frontier Forum

Re:Black and Native Relations
In Response To: Re:Black and Native Relations ()

Dear Allen and Readers,

Thanks for your note re the Shubert encounter on the Pine Ridge Reservation. My apologies, if you were given the impression that I was appropriating someone else's materials. I try very hard not doing that and almost always respect others and their work. Also, you will note that I did put in quotes text that was direct from his paper- Sonjack wrote: he tells of an encounter with a Native American(Quote from Shubert) " At the base of the hill on which sits Wounded Knee cemetery , a Sioux woman stopped her car and asked my journalist friend,who was walking with his wife, what he was doing at Wounded Knee. When he said a little proudly, that he was on a Buffalo Soldiers tour. She replied 'Buffalo Soldiers and the white man killed my people. My ancestors are up there. I dont appreciate you being here .' (Shubert's internal quote of the Sioux woman) The Shubert quote ended with the sentence that says ''...with a new appreciation of the strangeness of the past.(") By mistake I neglected to put the end of quote for Shubert. I hope this clears up any misunderstanding.


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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