Continuing our discussions here of myth-story vs. history, we watch this old thing on YouTube. Mikro watches silently. (I'm sitting there, just a bit anxious about the cartoon format and songs being appealing, despite the dreck content...) He doesn't comment, even when I start spouting off. Waits till the very end, completely serious, then looks at me and says vociferously:
Tomorrow I'll show him this one: Look at that Columbus with the Big Butt. I'm still debating on whether Dora the Conquistadora is appropriate for a 7 year old (mostly due to the Diego bit... Pre-screen this one, folks.
And for grownups, we have: The Truth About Columbus Day
Columbus: Continuation of a Genocidal Legacy.
Thanks to Adrienne at the Native Appropriations blog for many of these links.