Dertig plaatsen die een bijzondere betekenis hebben voor de Native Americans

A view of Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming. © Getty Images/iStockphoto

De geschiedenis van de Native Americans en de manier waarop de Europese kolonisten hen behandelden is tragisch en lange tijd genegeerd door de Amerikanen. Veel van de plaatsen die voor de Native Americans een belangrijke betekenis hebben, zijn erkend als National Park of National Monument, maar meestal om andere redenen. Deze dertig bekende en minder bekende plaatsen in de Verenigde Staten zijn heilig of belangrijk voor de Native Americans.

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Sitka in Alaska © Lordkinbote, Wikicommons

Nez Perce National Historical Park in Montana, Idaho, Oregon en Washington © NPS

Pipe Spring National Monument in Arizon © NPS

Wounded Knee Battlefield in South Dakota © Belga

Aztec Ruins National Monument in New Mexico © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Badlands National Park in South Dakota © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Big Hole National Battlefield in Montana © Forest Service Northern Region

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area in Wyoming © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in Arizona © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Canyon de Chelly National Monument in Arizona © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Fort Bowie National Historic Site in Arizona © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Glacier National Park in Montana © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Horseshoe Bend in Arizona © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Hovenweep National Monument in Colorado en Utah © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site © Xerxes2004, Wikicommons

Little Big Horn in Montana © Getty Images

Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Monument Valley in Arizona © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Olympic National Park in Washington © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Pecos National Historical Park in New Mexico © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Rainbow Bridge National Monument in Utah © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Rosebud Battlefield State Park in Montana © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Great Smokey Mountains National Park in North Carolina en Tennessee © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, Idaho, Montana © Getty Images/iStockphoto

Yosemite National Park in Californie © Getty Images/iStockphoto