decolonization / politiku

“150 years of cultural genocide: Today, like all days, is an insult”

ROMEO SAGANASH, Special to The Globe and Mail, Saturday, Jul. 01, 2017 What does it mean to be safe and free in the context of a colonial state when it is celebrating its sesquicentennial? The front lines of Indigenous struggle are everywhere, now: from the prairies, boreal forests and rivers to city streets, in classrooms and in … Continue reading

decolonization / Ineyak

Scholarship on US military DEIS & indigenous sovereignty . . .

Scholarly literature on the effects of U.S. military DEIS on indigenous populations outlines many such troubling instances.  Chamorro social scientist LisaLinda Natividad points out that the U.S. military’s 2009 DEIS for its proposed military buildup on Guahan received the lowest possible rating from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “environmentally unsatisfactory,” and, further, the military’s subsequent … Continue reading

decolonization

“I Tonadan Guahan”

  Sumasaga gui’ gi gima’-hu un ga’lågitu, si Laolao, put si Lalanghita, un gof kinute na neni na hilet oro na chaochaolao.  (Ahe’, ti sumasaga gui’ giya Saipan, gi Lao Lao Bay!) Put fabot, asi’i yu’, yanggen ti gof maolek yu’ gi Fino’ CHamoru.  Mahgef yu’ todu i tiempo, sa’ gof dikike’ si Laolao, yan … Continue reading