How to Talk About #NoDAPL: A Native Perspective

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Friday, 28 October 2016 00:00By Kelly Hayes, Truthout | Op-Ed

“It is crucial that people recognize that Standing Rock is part of an ongoing struggle against colonial violence. The Dakota Access pipeline (#NoDAPL) is a front of struggle in a long-erased war against Native peoples — a war that has been active since first contact, and waged without interruption. Our efforts to survive the conditions of this anti-Native society have gone largely unnoticed because white supremacy is the law of the land, and because we, as Native people, have been pushed beyond the limits of public consciousness.”

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/38165-how-to-talk-about-nodapl-a-native-perspective

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