Scalping

When a war party has captured one or more prisoners that cannot be taken away, it is the usual custom to kill them by breaking their heads with the blows of a tomahawk. When he has struck two or three blows, the savage quickly seizes his knife, and makes an incision around the hair from the upper part of the forehead to the back of the neck. Then he puts his foot on the shoulder of the victim, whom he has turned over face down, and pulls the hair off with both hands, from back to front... This hasty operation is no sooner finished than the savage fastens the scalp to his belt and goes on his way. This method is only used when the prisoner cannot follow his captor; or when the Indian is pursued... He quickly takes the scalp, gives the death cry, and flees at top speed. Savages always announce their valor by a death cry, when they have taken a scalp... When a savage has taken a scalp, and is not afraid he is being pursued, he stops and scrapes the skin to remove the blood and fibres on it. He makes a hoop of green wood, stretches the skin over it like a tambourine, and puts it in the sun to dry a little. The skin is painted red, and the hair on the outside combed. When prepared, the scalp is fastened to the end of a long stick, and carried on his shoulder in triumph to the village or place where he wants to put it. But as he nears each place on his way, he gives as many cries as he has scalps to announce his arrival and show his bravery. Sometimes as many as 15 scalps are fastened on the same stick. When there are too many for one stick, they decorate several sticks with the scalps.
Travels in New France by J. C. B (1760)


Of course, there is no more scalping nowadays due to the evolution of the general circumstances surrounding those savage practices, but the barbarism of the primitive natives spirit may be scented in every of their criminal actions, it is like the native Injuns spirit, is taking it's revenge, slowly but surely.
This is some samples of Injuns barbarian nature and the persistence of the savage spirit in their action dwspite the allowance they are granted and the effort of the American government to cope with the genocide, near extermination and submission of their ancestors.


Mr. Core
TaMere Network
Responsible of Mestizos
and second class citizens Affairs.

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