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Tom Torlino (Navajo Nation) just one of thousands sent to boarding schools for American Indians in the early 20th century. These schools were not only meant to so-called 'educate' them, but to influence them, to re-shape their identities. Tom was sent to the Carlisle Boarding School and his before and after images are frequently used to show this transformation.

Tom Torlino (Navajo Nation) just one of thousands sent to boarding schools for American Indians in the early 20th century. These schools were not only meant to so-called 'educate' them, but to influence them, to re-shape their identities. Tom was sent to the Carlisle Boarding School and his before and after images are frequently used to show this transformation.

1890'S photo "Rabbit Tail" Shoshone Native American Indian U.S. Army Scout

1890'S photo "Rabbit Tail" Shoshone Native American Indian U.S. Army Scout

The Hopi Indians are the oldest Native American tribe in the World. Just like the Ancient Egyptians and Ancient Mayans, they  trace the roots of their culture back to the lost civilization of Atlantis.

The Hopi Indians are the oldest Native American tribe in the World. Just like the Ancient Egyptians and Ancient Mayans, they trace the roots of their culture back to the lost civilization of Atlantis.

Navajo man, 1904, Edward S Curtis. Stunning picture

Navajo man, 1904, Edward S Curtis. Stunning picture

Navajo

Navajo

Indian Tom saved three pioneer children during the King County War of 1855/1856, near Brannan Park, c. 1914. He took them down the river to another Indian who took them to Seattle

Indian Tom saved three pioneer children during the King County War of 1855/1856, near Brannan Park, c. 1914. He took them down the river to another Indian who took them to Seattle

Native American Child with Dog by Richard Throssel

Native American Child with Dog by Richard Throssel

Truth

Truth

Incredible, and still they don't have the right to vote!

Incredible, and still they don't have the right to vote!

.Beautiful (vintage?) photo with no further information.

.Beautiful (vintage?) photo with no further information.

navajo piotrowski

navajo piotrowski

Navajo youth-- photo captured by Carl Moon circa 1906.

Navajo youth-- photo captured by Carl Moon circa 1906.

Hollow Horn Bear - Edward Curtis

Hollow Horn Bear - Edward Curtis

Dakota Sioux

Dakota Sioux

Tom Torlino, 1885

Tom Torlino, 1885

The powerful and hard-hitting documentary, American Holocaust, is quite possibly the only film that reveals the link between the Nazi holocaust, which claimed at least 6 million Jews, and the American Holocaust which claimed, according to conservative estimates, 19 million Indigenous People.  It is seldom noted anywhere in fact, be it in textbooks or on the internet, that Hitler studied America’s “Indian policy”, and used it as a model for what he termed “the final solution.”

American Holocaust: When It’s All Over I’ll Still Be Indian

The powerful and hard-hitting documentary, American Holocaust, is quite possibly the only film that reveals the link between the Nazi holocaust, which claimed at least 6 million Jews, and the American Holocaust which claimed, according to conservative estimates, 19 million Indigenous People. It is seldom noted anywhere in fact, be it in textbooks or on the internet, that Hitler studied America’s “Indian policy”, and used it as a model for what he termed “the final solution.”