Program notes 📝
-CW ⚠️ graverobbing, dehumanization
-Absolutely no “not alls” or reverse racism bs allowed in replies. If you’re bent about me calling us/you settlers or colonizers and want to @ me, just no. Manage yourself & scroll on,
✅Indigenous deaths directly
✅Land theft in general, resulting in your house/church/office/swimming pool being on top of A GOD! DAMNED! GRAVEYARD!
I mean really 5/
And where 500 or 800 or 1,000 generations of people have lived, LOTS of those sites are going to be burial sites. bit.ly/2AEgxDq 6/
In BC, North Thompson Provincial Park springs to mind, given recent contested anti-pipeline occupation of the site: 9/
In 1890s, BC’s Superintendent of Indian Affairs A.W. Vowell reported settlers digging up Indigenous graveyards to bypass part of the Land Act that prohibited claiming Indian land.
If these places weren’t cursed before they sure af would be now, no? 11/
Places that for *us*, for *our* ancestors & families, are sacred and inviolable. But for Indigenous, nbd? 19/