Musical Adaptation and Aboriginal People Aboriginal people have had a negative experience with European colonialism. They lost much of their population and were displaced from their lands. For example, in the book Mean Spirit Linda Hogan discusses the Hill Indians. The Hill Indians in Oklahoma had to leave their lands due to pressure from European loggers, cattle rangers and oil barons. According to Hogan, “The Hill Indians were a peaceful group who had gone away from the changing world some sixty years earlier, in the 1860s”(Hogan,1990,p.5). The displacement was only one of the problems aboriginal people have and continue to experience due to colonialism. Governments in the United States and Canada weakened aboriginal communities through...The end:
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