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
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.
Native American Code of Ethics. While most tribes customs differed greatly, they all lived by the same basic principles. Principles that we, instead of decimating, should have assimilated into the American way of life.
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.
Kingdom of Heaven's costume designer tackled a tough challenge: creating costumes for aristocrats who had partially assimilated into the culture, but still kept many of their European sensibilities and style cues. Eva Green's Sibylla is a prime example. She wears styles indicative of the Holy Land during the time, but with European touches.