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A Writer's Journey to Discovering Native American History

A Native American writer discovers the gruesome past of his people.
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On September 15, Nat Ducat posted a personal story on The Record Searchlight website about growing up among stereotypes and learning about Native American history.

The writer wonders why his grandmother won't tell him about his people's history, until he discovers The History of the Indians of Shasta County by Dottie Smith. He then realizes the memories were simply too painful for her to speak of.

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