Quote: American Indians are People

Nor is it just American pop culture that’s pervasive on reservations. For the most part, American Indians want to be a part of this country, and they see the markers of success in the same way that most other Americans do. They want their children to be well-educated and have the opportunity to choose the best life path for themselves — to make enough money and pursue fulfilling jobs while retaining strong family and community ties and holding close to the traditions of their ancestors.

The New Trail of Tears, by Naomi Schaefer Riley, p. 176

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