Mormons, Indians, and Assimilation.

Mormon Fringe: Life with Latter Day SaintsThanks to DMF to giving me a link to a fascinating interview from the Hearing voices series of NPR. What immediatley struck me is how Mormon attitudes to Native Americans are so quintessentially a product of 19th century attitudes towards Native Americans that saw them as “homeric children” that needed to be re-made into white people. Sad, but true.

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