Mary Sanchez

June 15, 2014 9:39 PM

Justice for Native Americans rests in restoring relationship with the land, not reparations

In an opinion piece on the Washington Post’s website, Daniel R. Wildcat, a professor at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, asserts that true justice for Native Americans would mean rectifying the relationship with the land and all that it means to native people. Instead, we tend to simplify native people while ignoring the massive poverty and alcoholism on reservations, along with the deep wounds Wildcat addresses.

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