The need to explain has never faded.
I was born Cherokee and I knew it, but I had to discover I am Indian, descendant of those who survived waves of death that depopulated the western hemisphere.
This was American prosperity. Labor stolen from Africans bringing wealth from land stolen from Indians, peoples who were taught to hate each other by their exploiters and kept at the bottom of the education and economic ladders.
Fifty-six years off from the Great March on Washington, the struggle is far from over, and nobody is farther behind on the freedom agenda than American Indians.
Understanding that wars are often disguised contests over scarce resources, let’s discuss the probability of war. #GreenerTogether