"Well written, imagery-ridden...A tale of what was, what became, and what is today regarding the Indian relation to the European civilization that 'grafted' itself onto this ancient system.'" MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE Conventional American history holds that the white settlers of the New World re-created the societies they had known in England, France, and Spain. But as anthropologist Jack Weatherford, author of INDIAN GIVERS, brilliantly shows, the Europeans actually grafted their civilization onto the deep and nourishing roots of Native American customs and beliefs. Our place names, our farming and hunting techniques, our crafts, the very blood that flows in our veins – all derive from American Indians ways that we consistently fail to see.
Mark (Doc) Watson tells Sherry and Holmes about a pawnbroker named Goodnight who gets paid $200 an hour to work crossword puzzles. They interview the man and learn he got the job at his assistant’s urging due to his having red hair. Then, because Holmes insists there must be a crime involved, Sherry and Watson follow his assistant to learn more.…
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