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Re: CHAT: Pycckuú B Texac u tak dalee...

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Friday, August 25, 2000, 13:06
On Thu, 24 Aug 2000, Danny Wier wrote:

> Another curiousity: in a state which was the largest in America until > Alaska joined in 1960, there are only two Indian reservations -- one in > the Panhandle (Apache? Comanche? Kiowa?); the other near Livingston > (the new home of Death Row): Alabama-Coushatta.
Why am I not surprised? The only time (other than transiently) I was in Texas, on a vacation in Big Bend Park with my family back in '76, we were interested to see a historical marker memorializing the final removal of "vermin and Indians", in that order, from some county or other. Reminded me of the signs at Annapolis: no dogs or midshipmen on the grass. -- John Cowan "[O]n the whole I'd rather make love than shoot guns [...]" --Eric Raymond