‘Indian Hating’ and Native History

‘Indian-Hating’ is the somewhat harsh term (perhaps for New Zealand ears) used by James Sandos and Larry Burgess in their amazing book The Hunt for Willie Boy.   Published in 1994, this terrific book tells the story of a manhunt in Southern California in September 1929. Written by two fine ‘white’ historians (as Pākehā are called in the USA), the book’s essential thesis – how ‘Indian-hating’ has uncritically permeated popular… Read more »