“Savage Anxieties” and the History of Dispossession

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown January 11th, 2015 Last Updated on: January 11th, 2015

I love when my friends send me links to stories such as this one. It gives me hope that people are listening to our voices out there and we have some allies in the fight!

Recently veteran journalist Bill Moyers had Robert A. Williams, Jr. on his show, discussing the recent defense bill that passed, giving sacred lands to foreign mining company Rio Tinto. During their discussion they touched on the Native American's long painful history of dispossession.

“Very much like African-Americans, the history of America is taking away resources, whether it’s labor or whether it’s land from one racial group to give them to the dominate racial group,”

For the full transcript and other extras, please visit BillMoyers.com.

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About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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