European settlers invaded the Americas over the last five hundred years and stole what they saw as ‘free’ land just waiting to be settled. The
The US National Park system represents a colonial and imperialist policy designed to turn the former hunting and burial grounds of the Native Americans, into playthings for the conquering White people (and their allies). As there still exist millions of acres not used for European settlement, the Native American peoples could ‘still’ live on these vast lands, but the European settlers will not allow what they perceive as a threat to their hegemony. Instead, the Native American peoples are forced into artificially ‘limited’ areas, and fed alcohol, drugs and Christianity to keep them ‘pacified’.