Sam McPaddenMcPadden1Professor Jan RiemanEnglish 1103December 4, 2010
For this piece I used a lot of background knowledge from amission trip that I took the summer of 2010. I learned a ton about thecurrent lives of Native American people and took a lot of interest in thereservation in general. As I researched the problem Native Americanshave with literacy, I became increasingly concerned. In this paper Itake time to reflect on these current problems taking place within our own borders.
The Removing of The IndianWe know hardly anything about the country that we live in. Thisis because in general, our own lives are too difficult to overlook.Relatively, we have everything easy; huge problems to us are verysmall elsewhere. What is hard to believe is that there are people whoare living in our borders who live life nothing like the “typical”American. The Sioux tribe in South Dakota lives every day with theirnatural amenities dwindling including their native language andliterature. If nothing is done to stop this, the Lakota tribe will lose what