Decolonization, A Guidebook For Settlers Living On Stolen Land

By Tanya Rodriguez, Medium I learned something yesterday…. When I share with a white person they can not decolonize on stolen land they get really really fragile and pissed that yet again, another brown azz takes away their new shiny thing… Decolonization. The process of decolonization is a violent, brutal, and involuntary act. It costs […]

Decolonization, A Guidebook For Settlers Living On Stolen Land

I expect this article to be something that a) I need to read (and likely re-read), and b) will make me uncomfortable.

Indigenous peoples, in Oregon and beyond, are decolonizing maps | OPB

Decolonizing isn’t just changing the labels on our maps. It’s reorienting what maps are based on, what purposes they serve.

‘Maps can tell the tribal story, not just that of the conquerors.’

Unlike nomadic or sedentary Indigenous tribes, Harrelson explained that many tribes in Oregon lived the seasonal round.

“The seasonal round is essentially: Each tribal group had a winter storehouse and then they would go to different areas when resources were ready,” Harrelson said. “They would travel to those locations, have temporary encampments, process their food and their goods, and then bring them back to their winter lodges, where they would spend all winter.”

Glossary: Latinx

I have no standing to define “Latinx”. I am, however, interested in speaking respectfully of people and referring to them as they feel is appropriate. However, with such a large, wide-spread, and diverse set of populations it is all but impossible to choose one word that will make every stakeholder happy. Going forward I will use “Latinx” keeping in mind the information in this article, “The X In Latinx Is A Wound, Not A Trend” on EFNIKS.com

“Why a blanket exercise made me disappointed, uncomfortable and angry” | techlifetoday

Canada, like the U.S.A., has a lot of work to do in the area of indigenous rights and restoration of sovereignty. Understanding the effects of colonialism is a necessary, uncomfortable step in the process.

https://www.techlifetoday.ca/articles/2018/blanket-exercise