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In my commuting I tuned into a podcast about #Dakota38 .
The subject touched a nerve. It’s not only personal, but acts as a reminder of what our Indigenous peoples carry worldwide.
The tactics used against our Dakota relatives back in so-called Minnesota are common amongst colonizers - past and present. The part that shook me most is the betrayal of the settlers. This reminder reaffirms and resurrects the prayers that were so grounded at Standing Rock - that marked the reawakening of humanity and the guidance of elders.
Tonight I go to bed feeling in my heart our relatives from the Dakota, Lakota and Nakota nations that opened their arms to the #nodapl movement. We are, in fact, all related and we must acknowledge our herstory. Good and bad.
Have you heard about the Dakota 38?
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