Since 1492 when Columbus first made landfall in what is known as present day Bahamas, colonialism has left an indelible mark on the world, particularly on the indigenous populations of the lands colonized by European powers. After Columbus, settlers made their way to the Northeast coast in the 1600s and Spanish colonists on the west coast in the 1700s. The effects of colonialism on these communities have been far-reaching and continue to resonate through generations. This blog post explores the lasting impact of colonialism on Indigenous people, shedding light on the profound challenges they faced and the resilience they exhibit.
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