We’ve always “Occupied the Prairie” and We’re Not Going Anywhere


“In Occupying the Prairie: Tensions Rise as Tribes Move to Block a Pipeline by Jack Healy, New York Times, Aug. 23, 2016 we see and hear about Indians in paint on horseback, in “procession” out of their “tepee-dotted camp.” Who writes like that?” http://nativenewsonline.net/currents/weve-always-occupied-prarie-not-going-anywhere/

3 responses to “We’ve always “Occupied the Prairie” and We’re Not Going Anywhere

  1. The everyday imperial gaze of the Times sees not its own privilege and racism. Renzo Piano should have coloured it rose

    • a lot of native folks were quite pleased with that coverage so ya know eyes of the beholder, tragically with our imploding economies the prairie (and really all the US rural areas) are quickly becoming sacrifice zones, brutal to be in the midst of.

  2. My ancestor taught Latin and Greek to the Sioux briefly. Follow Germany and frack these sacred lands not. As a matter of political science can someone please explain to me why no one has succeed in succession since the civil war? Maybe this is the new Thermopylae

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