Cowboys and Indians Forever

The 19th century conflicts between Settler Americans and Native peoples, that in popular culture are termed Cowboys and Indians, did not end. Hollywood paints a picture of an imagined past of heroic Americans in the frontier of the west seeking their fortunes in a lawless land. Gun battles and skirmishes between American cowboys and Indians are the way that many people imagine the past. But the reality was that there were many American  people and very minority of them being anything like a Cowboy striking out to take land and make their family fortunes. For over 50 years, 5 decades, conflicts … Continue reading Cowboys and Indians Forever