NATIVE AMERICAN
GENOCIDE
M orial
em
The killing of the people and
the killing of the culture of the
first true Am ericans
W should w have a M orial
HY e em
for the Native Americans?
 The Natives Am ericans are the m opp...
The M orial
em
 The me mo rial is divide d into 5 parts , that are s c atte re d
all o ve r the c o ntine nt o...
The Caribbean Sea Natives –The
first ones
 They w the Indians w had it w
ere ho or...
One day, in front of Las Casas, the Spanish dismembered,
beheaded, or raped 3000 people. 'Such inhumanities and barbarisms...
South Am erica Natives
monum ent
 The central piece w ould be a m onum w ent hich w ould
honor the “ Indian p...
Mexico and Central America
 The e xac t lo c atio n o f this mo nume nt wo uld be at the he art o f
the bus tling c...
North American Indians: The
rejected ones.
 The statue depicts and Indian little girl w a teary eye
...
The “Silent Hope”
 Represents the last stand of the Native Indians
 In centerpiece of this m onum ent, the sculpt...
Native American Genocide Memorial
Native American Genocide Memorial
Native American Genocide Memorial
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Native American Genocide Memorial

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. NATIVE AMERICAN GENOCIDE M orial em The killing of the people and the killing of the culture of the first true Am ericans
  • 2. W should w have a M orial HY e em for the Native Americans?  The Natives Am ericans are the m oppressed people ost of the w orld  Suffered in the hands of colonizers: W ere enslaved, used, sexually abused, ignored, m assacred and dim inished  The population of the Native Am ericans ( ALL OF THE AM ERICAS) before Colum bus are estim ated to be betw een 80- 100 m illion. Today, there is not even 10 m illion. Indians w looked dow upon, discrim ere n inated, rejected and m assacred for nearly four centuries.
  • 3. The M orial em  The me mo rial is divide d into 5 parts , that are s c atte re d all o ve r the c o ntine nt o f Ame ric a . The y e ac h re pre s e nt a re g io n whe re Indian e xte rminatio n to o k plac e :  S o uth Ame ric a , No rth Ame ric a , The Caribbe an s e a , and Me xic o and Ce ntral Ame ric a .  The 5 th part is c alle d “S ile nt Ho pe ” and it re pre s e nts the re maining Indians to day  The fo ur parts will be s hape d like a puzzle , and in the o ry , if the y whe re pulle d to g e the r, wo uld fo rm a c irc le . Ho we ve r the y are no t o ne to g e the r to s ymbo lize the dive rs ity and the divis io n o f the Indian ac ro s s the two Ame ric an c o ntine nts  The fo ur mo nume nts will als o be made o f mate rials fro m that c e rtain re g io n and will als o po rtrait the Indian c ulture and native s ymbo ls o f the c ulture dire c tly re late d to the ir de mis e
  • 4. The Caribbean Sea Natives –The first ones  They w the Indians w had it w ere ho orst, w could not defend ho them selves.  It w be located in Santo Dom ill ingo, in the Island of Hispaniola  The centerpiece w be a young native m chained and on ill an, his knees crying to the heavens, w hile being w hipped by a colonizer. This m is spotted, representing the m an any diseases that Europeans spread. Behind him is the colonizer holding a w in one hand and in the other a crucifix hip representing the religion they (colonizers) claim to carry - ed Christianity, w hich Indians w forced to believe, and the ere w representing the aw slaughters that the Indians hip ful suffered  Around the Centerpiece w be a big grave yard, sym ill bolizing the Native Taíno extinguish.  It w all be m ill ade of ancient stone and m arble
  • 5. One day, in front of Las Casas, the Spanish dismembered, beheaded, or raped 3000 people. 'Such inhumanities and barbarisms were committed in my sight,' he says, 'as no age can parallel....' The Spanish cut off the legs of children who ran from them. They poured people full of boiling soap. They made bets as to who, with one sweep of his sword, could cut a person in half. They loosed dogs that 'devoured an Indian like a hog, at first sight, in less than a moment.' They used nursing infants for dog food."
  • 6. South Am erica Natives monum ent  The central piece w ould be a m onum w ent hich w ould honor the “ Indian people of the m ountain” The Nazcas – and the Incas, and they w ould be m ade out of s ilve r. It depicts the great chief in gold and silver, w hile a m ischievous Spaniard conquistador com to greet him es w hile holding a gun to his side, w a m ith alevolent sm on ile their face. This represents the treacherous approach the Spaniards had tow ards the South Am erican Indians. The Statue of the chief, a tall m w represents the an ho greatness of the nation, is vested in silver, and that represents the Indians w ealth in South Am erica, especially of silver. The m onum surrounding is also decorated in ent typical Indian artifacts, im printed of the stone m onum s ent’ floor  The m onum w be located in the ancient city of Cuzco, ent ill the past capital of the Inca Em pire, and also their place of
  • 7. Mexico and Central America  The e xac t lo c atio n o f this mo nume nt wo uld be at the he art o f the bus tling c ity o f Me xic o , the re as o n be ing it was the anc ie nt c apital o f the Azte c Empire , Te nó c hitlan .  The c e nte rpie c e wo uld be a bo ld Azte c male warrio r ho lding a s pe ar in his hand , s tanding tall and pro ud , and this s tatue wo uld be c o mple te ly g o lde n . He thre ate ne d the s tatue in fro nt o f him , a c o nquis tado r ho lding a hug e rifle to his fac e , his e ye s made o ut o f s o lid g o ld . The c o nquis tado r po s s e s s e s vic io us c harac te ris tic s , e ve n tho ug h he is le s s mus c ular and big than the Azte c fig hte r, he is de finite ly the o ne with the do minanc e o ve r the Indian .  The Azte c whe re the ric he s t and mo re po we rful o f the tribe s in all o f the Ame ric as
  • 8. North American Indians: The rejected ones.  The statue depicts and Indian little girl w a teary eye ith holding a piece of paper that says DENIED. The little girl represents the m assacre that ran ram ped in North Am erica: seclusion, segregation. The greatest difference in this m onum from the other m ent onum ents is that the little girl would stand alone (w hile in the others, there is the presence of the colonizer). She represents the people that w on the m ere arch of the Trail of Tears, the Indians that w secluded from the Early Am ere erican settlers and the last Indians w w driven out of their ho ere lands in the plains. Her DENIED sign represents the fact that the Indians w denied the right of autonom to ere y defend their lands legally  It w be located in Oklahom City, OK, because that’ ill a s w here the natives w here “throw into. n”
  • 9. The “Silent Hope”  Represents the last stand of the Native Indians  In centerpiece of this m onum ent, the sculpture is of a girl hiding in the forest, in the bushes, only her eyes visible. In front of her is a goblet filled w w ith ater, and in this w ater is w ritten in sm golden and silver tablets the all nam of the Indian leaders w died trying to protect es ho their people, all the resisters of colonizer oppression. The girl is hiding from it, because it proves to her that her kind is no longer valued. All of the m onum is white ent marble , and it w be located in NewYork City, the m ill ost im portant city in the W orld

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