Tuesday, February 07, 2006

The American Indian ... arsonist?

Hmmm.

Ok this is pretty funny. One of the most enduring myths in America is that the Native American Indian lived in beatific harmony with nature. In reality the American Indian used fire to reshape the land and burn forests down to the ground to support the vast herds of wild buffalo.

Jonah Goldberg at NationalReview.com Link

An interesting article covering this subject. Link

Excuse me while I laugh.