Writing 101, Day 12
There have many opinions concerning the current immigration situation. It has regressed This morning, a person identifying himself as a Native American vented, taking the discussion a step further.
He suggests that we who can not point to ancestors who lived on the prairies and in the mountains of America a few hundred years ago, should return to the places from which our forefathers and foremothers came – Ireland, Russia, England, Scotland, India, Korea … the list doesn’t stop there.
When I lived in California many years ago a man born there was considered a “Native Son.” I even recall bumper stickers stating as much. Does that still hold true? If so, could not a man born within the boundaries of the United States be called a Native Son, or a Native American?