Category: History

American Indians

UnknownHistorically, American Indians (Native Americans) have been held in high honor among the majority of American society.  Beginning with the first settlers to the “New World”, Indians are depicted as honorable Peoples.  The distinctively American holiday, Thanksgiving, includes the story of the Indians sharing food with the Pilgrims.  The early westward explorers and settlers encountered natives such as the Cherokee tribes who were integrated into early American culture by accepting Christianity in significant numbers.  As confirmation it is not unusual to encounter recorded in early censuses’ “Full blooded Indian” in the