From Sherman Alexie's Ten Little Indians:
A few years ago Harrison told Frank's third grade teacher that Indians didn't believe in using numbers, that the science of mathematics was a colonial evil.I've liked all of Alexie's books and love his movie Smoke Signals.
"Well," the mystified teacher had asked, "then how do Indians count?"
"We guess," Harrison had said with as much profundity as he could fake.
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