Truly, there are stains that it is beyond the power of man to wipe out and that can never be fully expiated.
But let us speak about the colonized.
I see clearly what colonization has destroyed: the wonderful Indian civilizations—and neither Deterding nor Royal Dutch nor Standard Oil will ever console me for the Aztecs and the Incas.
Aimé Césaire, Discourse on Colonialism Continue reading Fascism & Anti-Fascism: A Decolonial Perspective
The following article is out now in the November/December 2016 issue of Briarpatch Magazine. It was written by Kelly Rose Pflug-Back and myself. Kelly is a radical journalist, poet and author of fiction. She’s current at York University in Toronto working on her MA, studying the connections between resource extraction industries and Canadian colonialism, past and present. Continue reading Accumulation by Dispossession
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the outbreak of the Uprising at Kanehsatà:ke by warriors of the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation, otherwise known at the Oka Crisis. In memory of their courage, the following article was penned by Enaemaehkiw Thupaq Kesīqnaeh.
This land is ours, ours as a heritage given to us as a sacred legacy. It is the place where our fathers lie buried beneath those trees, where our mothers sang our lullaby, and you would tear it from us an leave us wonderers at the mercy of fate. – Chief Joseph Onasakenrat of Kanehsatà:ke Continue reading The Uprising at Kanehsatà:ke: A History of Resistance