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Native American History is NOW: Indian Country at Reddit

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By Ada Claire Indian Country began as a legal term of art: A series of fixed jurisdictional spaces codified by US Code. Locked to Tribes, or more specifically Tribal Governments (not their people), it was never intended to grow, but it was subject to much diminishment. Today, we take ownership of Indian Country through our subreddit site, /r/IndianCountry. (www.reddit.com/r/IndianCountry). The …

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Hear Our Voices, Uplift Our Stories: Why Native Americans Need More Allies

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Whether we like it or not, we live in a racial binary nation – discussions of “race relations” most often focus on “white people versus black people.” We also live in a settler-colonial nation, founded on stealing indigenous land and erasing the existence of the people who were there first. Because of this, Native Americans are always left out of …

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Mother

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By Kentaro Herder mother, bury me   there is only rain where i am only rain to dilute my tears showers of rain to wash the sand from my brown body   there is no sand where i am no sand to clump my tears not one to mend and blend the scars on my brown cheeks   sand deliver …