By Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Across North the US, Indigenous acts of resistance have in recent times adverse the elimination 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 continually Done, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson locates Indigenous political resurgence as a tradition rooted in uniquely Indigenous theorizing, writing, organizing, and thinking.
Indigenous resistance is an intensive rejection of up to date colonialism concentrated round the refusal of the dispossession of either Indigenous our bodies and land. Simpson makes transparent that its objective can now not be cultural resurgence as a mechanism for inclusion in a multicultural mosaic. in its place, she demands unapologetic, place-based Indigenous possible choices to the damaging logics of the settler colonial country, together with heteropatriarchy, white supremacy, and capitalist exploitation.
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