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Myth of Native American Innocence

monument to Lakota warrior Crazy Horse
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By: Rich Lowry – nationalreview.com

Ben & Jerry’s ice cream wants the United States to return the Black Hills to the Lakota.

Which raises the question: Once this transfer takes place, will the Lakota turn around and give the Black Hills back to the tribes they took them from?

It’s never a good idea to get history lessons from an ice-cream maker with a hippy vibe that sold out to a multinational conglomerate long ago, but the Ben & Jerry’s July 4 condemnation of the United States as “founded on stolen Indigenous land” is a common enough hostile interpretation of our past that it’s worth dwelling on.

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Source: Myth of Native American Innocence Meant to Delegitimize United States | National Review