Poland's Jewish community before World War II was one of the largest in the world. And it was highly diverse. There were highly sophisticated, assimilated Jews in the major cities that played an important role in the country's economy. And there were Jews in the rural villages (stetl) that followed a life little changed from the middle ages.
Seven of Nine....Assimilate me -- We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us. Resistance is futile. Jeri Ryan Star Trek Voyager
Black Native American Indians | Portrait of Native Americans from the Cherokee, Cheyenne, Choctaw ... I hear so many people say they are mixed with Native American but don't know their own tribes. I have Choctaw and Cherokee- from Arkansas and Alabama.
this is probably one of the most depressingly heart-wrenching photos I've ever seen. Native American children taken from their familis and put into school to assimilate them into white society. the slogan for this governmental campaign '"kill the Indian to save the man". no official apology has ever been issued. never forgotten.
Wife of Geronimo & Two Children, 1880s, Native American Apache Indian. It was the death of his fort wife that sent him on a revenge killing spree amongst the Mexicans. He hated them so much that he did not count their kills.
Photo of: Chief George Sanding Bear, his son, Luther (Plenty Kill) Standing Bear and Red Fish. All were Oglala Lakota Sioux. Luther became a author, educator, philosopher and actor. He did much for his tribe in promoting their holistic ways and respect of nature. Black Elk, Gertrude Bonnin, and Charles Eastman were all friends. Henry was Luther's brother and Pretty Face, was his mother. Ota Kte, 1868-1939 ca Carlisle Indian School by DickinsonLibrary, via Flickr