From a Place of Love

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January 8, 2018
 

From a Place of Love

by Erynne M. Gilpin.
Colonialism is alive and well. Embedded within a politics of fear, racism and fossil fuel, colonial values situate the individual as an isolated figure within a hierarchy of power, privilege, and competition. The insidious effects of colonialism imprint themselves within a social psyche and colonialism itself is predicated on the erasure of Indigenous worldview and emergent Nationhoods. Perhaps it is useful to move beyond attempts to define colonialism and rather explore ideas which help us understand how colonialism defines us.

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