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Chris Hedges: War and Memory

I asked my grandmother after he left what was wrong with him. “The war,” she said acidly.

July 24, 2019 · 2 Comments

Jenni Monet: What Standing Rock Gave the World

Americans saw the Indigenous struggle—the violence, stolen resources, colluding corporations and governments—that goes hand in hand with protecting the Earth. At the height of the movement at Standing Rock, Indigenous … Continue reading

March 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

Video: “We beg for your forgiveness,” Veterans say to Native Elders

. What a sight. The extraordinary coming together of Natives and veterans at Standing Rock culminated with a deeply moving forgiveness ceremony where vets sought atonement for U.S. military aggression … Continue reading

December 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jon Eagle, Sr: Veterans at Standing Rock Beg Forgiveness for War Crimes against Tribal Nations

I witnessed something powerful and profound today. Wes Clark Jr and the assembled veterans took a knee and collectively asked for forgiveness for the genocide and war crimes committed by … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · 1 Comment

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