"It wasn't a hike..."
I've spoken of the Long Walk of the Navajo, and while the word walk conjures up a sedate meandering from one place to another, the Long Walk was hellish in nature, and torturous each and every step. I read an article years ago about a white reporter who decided to walk part of the route. His Navajo friend sort of glared at him and said "It's wasn't a hike, you know." No, it was no less than 300 miles. For some, it was up to 450 miles. THREE to FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY miles, on