Not only did the Constitution exclude Indians (Native Americans) "flat out," but that exclusion made it possible for the Indians to be killed and their land taken from them. You are right when you say of the American Indians that their "suffering has merely slowed, not stopped." Some Constitution.
El Paso, Ill.
As a citizen of the Seneca nation, I am moved to comment on your presentation of Native Americans. The Iroquois Confederacy, of which the Seneca is a member, is among the world's oldest continuously functioning democracies. In 1784 and 1794 our government concluded treaties with your government...