From native caretakers who can barely understand
He is talking about the Native people of the land the settlers overtook and how they can barely comprehend what it is happening or what is being told to them by the settlers since they had a different understanding of proberty and one could not own land in their beliefs. Many settlers tricked Native leaders into signing treaty’s and contracts that gave away their “ownership and right” to the land they occupied. This gave America the feeling that they werent doing anything wrong because they were “legally” obtaining their land.
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