Lakota Historian Nick Estes on Thanksgiving, Settler Colonialism & Continuing Indigenous Resistance



Lakota historian Nick Estes talks about Thanksgiving and his book “Our History Is the Future,” and the historic fight against the Dakota Access pipeline at Standing Rock. “This history … is a continuing history of genocide, of settler colonialism and, basically, the founding myths of this country,” says Estes, who 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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25 Comments

  1. When I came here to USA, I thought that was a joke to celebrate that genocide, probably the mayflower ship was the only innocent people who was well educated and wanted to live in harmony, but the rest of the people came here to steal the land, and still stealing..WAKE UP PEOPLE THEY ARE GOING TO SUBDUED US IF WE DO NOT SPEAK OUT!!

  2. Wow! It seems our Mr. Estes has mastered the art of the run-on sentence.
    Impressive.
    ❤🎅🏾💚

  3. Native americans were proud thieves killing for horses and women other tribes….pls stop bitching you got overplayed by whites in your own game

  4. It is too bad the same abuse repeats through out all of the Americas and the Caribbean.

  5. It's not capitalism… But it's the good ol boy system.
    Rich staying rich. Look at cop21 monies. They give Green minutes to good ol boys and not you.
    Come on

  6. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  7. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  8. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  9. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  10. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  11. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  12. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  13. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  14. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  15. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  16. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  17. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  18. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  19. It is really SAD to see how the true owners of the "COLONIALIZED LAND", known as United States, has cornered all these people. It's a crying shout of soul to see the militaries executing "orders" from POTUS, to clearance of more land to serve and be robed….shame on the actual racism living in US againts different people but in the first place its own indigenous people…those whites that don´t understand they come from pirates descendants must be punish…..US is the land of evil, there´s no return and the only solution to this BIG PROBLEM is to eliminate all those whites¡¡¡¡¡

  20. Whatever happened before 1776 can't be pinned on the US. Somewhere in history the "white man" & the natives went to war and the natives lost. Also, when you speak of white man you forget that they were Spaniards. The term white man makes it seem like the ones from England. The white man is not the enemy. Lies are the enemy. Standing rock was nothing more than an opportunity for whiners to whine about nothing. Yall act like you don't like Xbox & ac.

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