By Winona LaDuke
whilst it turned public that Osama bin Laden’s dying used to be introduced with the word “Geronimo, EKIA!” many local humans, together with Geronimo’s descendants, have been insulted to find that the identify of a local patriot was once used as a code identify for a world-class terrorist. Geronimo descendant Harlyn Geronimo defined, “Obviously to equate Geronimo with Osama bin weighted down is an unpardonable slander of local the USA and its most famed leader.” The Militarization of Indian state illuminates the historic context of those detrimental stereotypes, the lengthy political and fiscal courting among the army and local the United States, and the environmental and social effects. This e-book addresses the effect that the U.S. army has had on local peoples, lands, and cultures. From using local names to the outright poisoning of local peoples for trying out, the U.S. military’s exploitation of Indian state is exceptional and ongoing.
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