Summary: This testimonial narrative sets out to portray the feelings of most Indian descendants & mestizos. The author, a South American of Inca descent, tries to come to the essence of the oppression of ancient & present-day Native Americans: South, Central, & North American Indians. His is the journey of a humble immigrant who comes to North America in adolescence & through tenacity & perseverance becomes a doctor of medicine. But although grateful for the bounty of his adopted country, he ...show morecannot shake his past. Having witnessed the hopelessness of his people throughout his life, with the renewed spirit of an American he courageously testifies to the holocaust of the original American inhabitants & exposes their present predicament in all the Americas, to raise public awareness of these bypassed cultures. The author hopes to make the world aware of the injustices of the Indians' past & to seek remedies for the injustices of the present. The answer lies partly in the Indians themselves, for history has shown that the oppressed must break their own chains, because the weight of them is on their souls. Only they can shatter the links & free their spirits. Please address all inquiries to the publisher: CARLOS J. SANCHEZ M.D., INC., 1635 Third Ave., Suite J, Chula Vista, CA 91911, telephone: (619) 426-8121, FAX: (619) 426-5950, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 96
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