A Map of Destruction: How Europeans Stole Native Land

For millions in the U.S., Thanksgiving is a stark reminder of what has been lost.


Click on this map, created by Lousiana State professor Sam B. Hillard, to see the rapid loss of land by the Native Americans--starting from when Columbus "discovered" the America and ending in 1895, when native people retained only 2.3 percent of their original land.

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