Months into the Occupation, a visitor arrived on Alcatraz Island. Chosen by the elders to reveal the traditional wisdom and prophecies of the Hopi Nation, Thomas Banyacya had come to
“We are still here.”
It is irresponsible to teach the tragedies without also teaching the resistance movements that oppose colonial violence.
I tend to lie low during Native American History Month and dodge the Moon of Explaining Indians to White People. But not this year.