By Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Across North the USA, Indigenous acts of resistance have in recent times antagonistic the removing of federal protections for forests and waterways in Indigenous lands, halted the growth of tar sands extraction and the pipeline building at status Rock, and demanded justice for murdered and lacking Indigenous girls. In As we've got continually Done, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson locates Indigenous political resurgence as a convention rooted in uniquely Indigenous theorizing, writing, organizing, and thinking.
Indigenous resistance is an intensive rejection of latest colonialism centred round the refusal of the dispossession of either Indigenous our bodies and land. Simpson makes transparent that its target can not be cultural resurgence as a mechanism for inclusion in a multicultural mosaic. as an alternative, she demands unapologetic, place-based Indigenous choices to the harmful logics of the settler colonial nation, together with heteropatriarchy, white supremacy, and capitalist exploitation.
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