The Rhetoric of “Self-Determination” vs the Practice of Decolonization

By Ena͞emaehkiw Thupaq Kesīqnaeh Onkwehón:we Rising My recent burst of writings on this blog regarding the subject decolonization, my responses to varied white “left” reactions to said writings, and subsequent discussions that i have had with various comrades (Indigenous and non-Indigenous; anarchist, marxist and “other”) has caused me to return in my thoughts to a…

Towards Unsettling Paths

“If non-indigenous anarchists are to develop ways of interacting with indigenous peoples that are different from those of political organizations they must begin from direct communication, solidarity and trust. Anyone who really wants to act in solidarity with others does not stumble around inside their homes, uninvited, stinking of arrogance and ignorance, and taking up…

Why Indigenous and Racialized Struggles Will Always be Appendixed by the Left

By Zainab Amadahy Unsettling Settlers Inspired by artists, academics and activist colleagues who have rolled their eyes at the spiritual beliefs of their Indigenous counterparts as well as protested the inclusion of prayer and ceremony into political, academic and artistic activities, I have decided to share my thinking on some fundamental differences in values and…