Indigenous Land Back movement charts better way forward – The Coast Halifax

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Indigenous Land Back movement charts better way forward – The Coast Halifax

by ahnationtalk on June 24, 202128 Views

The Indigenous “Land Back” movement isn’t new, but it’s gaining increasing public attention and support. In this time of facing uncomfortable truths about past and ongoing harms inflicted on Indigenous Peoples and others, it’s important to understand the history of colonial oppression, and the roots and goals of Land Back and what it means.

he Indigenous “Land Back” movement isn’t new, but it’s gaining increasing public attention and support. In this time of facing uncomfortable truths about past and ongoing harms inflicted on Indigenous Peoples and others, it’s important to understand the history of colonial oppression, and the roots and goals of Land Back and what it means. It’s not just about land. In the first of three short Land Back videos (about 12 minutes each)—“Past,” “Present” and “Future”—Ojibwe journalist Jesse Wente says, “It’s about self-determination for our Peoples here that should include some access to the territories and resources in a more equitable fashion, and for us to have control over how that actually looks.”

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