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Genocide is Worse Than Racism

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Welcome to Dakota Country – where on Dec. 26, 1862, Abraham Lincoln ordered the hanging of 38 Dakota men 80 miles southwest of here in the town of Mankato – the largest mass hanging in the United States of America… and exiled all Dakota people from their home land. This a mere three months after issuing the Emancipation Proclamation.

There are over 35,000 Native Americans living in this metro area… You are in the heart of Indian country…

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North Dakota’s male-dominated oil fields have created a huge demand for sex workers, many of whom are Native American women and children.

April 8, 2015. The Fargo Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating Lacey Feather. 17 years old.

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Missing and murdered Indigenous women in Canada could number 4000 but we know there are at least 1853 known missing and murdered First Nations Women across the northern continent.

Their names, single spaced, cover 90 typewritten pages.

That number increases daily.

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Tina Michelle Fontaine, 15,
Sagkeeng First Nation Manitoba. Went missing July 2014,
her body found wrapped in a bag in Winnipeg’s Red River Aug. 17, 2014.
No arrests have been announced.
Sometimes, sorrow consumes my soul

Angela Poorman, 29-year-old mother of three
found laying on the sidewalk in critical condition
Winnipeg’s North End, Dec. 14, 2014,
stabbed to death. No charges have been laid.

Brandy Wesaquate, 28, was last seen leaving a house party in Regina on New Year’s Day 2012.
She was born a man and identifies as a woman.

Pamela Napoleon, 42, reported missing from Blueberry River First Nations, July, 2014.
Her body found August 4, 2014, in a trapper’s cabin that had burned to the ground.
They are treating her death as suspicious.

Freda Goodrunning a 35-year­-old mom of six from Sunchild First Nation, Alberta. Goodrunning was found dead in a storage shed June 4, 2014.
No charges laid in her killing.

don’t tell me you don’t see indians here
your only wish
is that we would
silently disappear

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Cindy Gladue, 36 years old found dead in an Edmonton hotel room. She bled to death from a 5-inch wound to her vagina, June 20, 2011.

On March 18, 2015, a jury found Bradley Barton not guilty.

Sometimes the wind isn’t lonely, it’s a cover for the bodies on the rise
Call the winds of grief to sing your healing into being
Sometimes the wind isn’t lonely, it’s a cover for the bodies on the rise

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Their names, single spaced, cover 90 typewritten pages.