Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)

Columbus brought measles to the New World. It was a disaster for Native Americans.


In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue, bringing to the New World a bounty of wonder: coffee, horses, turnips, grapes, wine.

But Columbus and his fellow explorers, in addition to importing crops and animals we now take for granted, were also the Typhoid Marys of their time.


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