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“Living it again” needn’t happen; but it is “lived again”

 “Living it again” is forced on Indigenous peoples by constant “reminders” of the tragedies of the colonization of the Americas. Protests of this continued inhumanity are also repeated and the occasion pictured here was at U.S. Bank Stadium October 24, 2019 as the Minnesota “Vikings” football team played the Washington D.C. football team.

FIRST PERSON PRODUCTIONS COURTESY OF MIGIZI
FIRST PERSON PRODUCTIONS COURTESY OF MIGIZI

“Cases of genocide carried out as policy may be found in historical documents as well as in the oral histories of Indigenous communities.”
– Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, “Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States”

FIRST PERSON PRODUCTIONS COURTESY OF MIGIZI

“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” 
–Maya Angelou

FIRST PERSON PRODUCTIONS COURTESY OF MIGIZI

Mass killings of Indigenous inhabitants of the Continent totaled thousands in every Territory.  One, of many reasons, was that Territories wanting statehood had to reduce the number of amounts of Indigenous people to meet the required ratio of Europeans and Indigenous people. Of course, there needed to be proof of death and scalps did that.  

FIRST PERSON PRODUCTIONS COURTESY OF MIGIZI
FIRST PERSON PRODUCTIONS COURTESY OF MIGIZI
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