American Indian/Alaska Native - Attack The System

Chris Hedges says Native resistance, both violent and passive, didn’t work in the face of oppression. He also doesn’t want to advocate violence in the face of global catastrophe brought on by the world’s corporate elite. But he won’t stand idly by and just watch it happen, and he’ll go down swinging like Crazy Horse. I’m confused here? Am I supposed to pick up my rifle and go on the war path? Or eschew violence and lock arms with pansy liberals who may or may not lift a finger if and when the time comes to throw down and protect my people, lands and way of life?

Native Americans’ resistance to the westward expansion of Europeans took two forms. One was violence. The other was accommodation. Neither worked. Their land was stolen, their communities were decimated, their women and children were gunned down and the environment was ravaged. There was…

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I am a Tlingit, born and raised in Tlingit Country, and a proud member of the Tlingit Nation.
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