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Christopher Columbus and the US Holocaust: Nightmare that Lives On

Jeffery McCord @ Truthout - As we observe the 522nd anniversary of Columbus landing in the "New World," we might pause amid parades, football games, hot dogs and beer to consider the nearly lost tale of Columbus' first landing on what is now United States soil. It began a conflict lasting 400 years.

The Taino Native Americans, who once populated Caribbean islands, are the virtually anonymous authors of several nouns used in daily conversations across our globe, for example: hurricane, canoe, barbecue, tobacco and hammock.  Yet, beyond unwittingly expanding world language, these aborigines played a key role in ... read more.


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