MNN. Feb. 12, 2007.
Back in the early 1960’s some old chiefs, elders and young Onkwehonwe got together. We came up with a plan for our people. We called it the “Indian Plan”. We went across the land and talked with our brothers and sisters about a way to get out of the grip of colonialism that had almost wiped us off the face of the earth. We talked about the genocide that was being conducted by Indian Affairs and the colonial governments. We made a pact to stop it. It was only four pages long. People wrote for copies and it was distributed widely throughout Turtle Island.
We said, “The colonists have to change their attitude towards us. We aren’t going to let them continue to try to exterminate us. They’ve been making survivors like us think we’re lucky to be allowed to live”. Today colonization is still going as strong as ever. But our plan is on track.
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