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Our History Is the Future: Lakota Historian Nick Estes on Thanksgiving & Indigenous Resistance

"Instead of doing to settler society what they did to us—genociding, removing, excluding—there's a capaciousness to Indigenous resistance movements that welcomes in nonindigenous peoples into our struggle."

Nick Estes

Lakota historian Nick Estes appeared on Democracy Now! Thursday. (Photo: Democracy Now!/Twitter)

Lakota historian Nick Estes talks about Thanksgiving and his book Our History Is the Future. He is a co-founder of the Indigenous resistance group The Red Nation and a citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe.

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