The 400 YEARS PROJECT

A photography project looking at the evolution of Native American identity, rights, and representation, centering the Native voice.

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Barbara R. Duncan

Every Place Was Someone’s Home

1620. If you’re white and grew up in America, you probably think of this year as very remote in time. Wilderness. Pilgrims. Indians. Thanksgiving. If you have a thought for American Indian people, you might think this was a golden age for them too, when their traditions were strong and untouched by European ways, when they lived in a vast wilderness. No. What you’re thinking is wrong. There’s more to the story. You can learn more about the story, and you can still act in this story. It’s not over.