Standing Rock: An Indigenous Perspective

A critical perspective on Standing Rock is shared here by Kayla DeVault, a youth ambassador for Generation Indigenous. “To understand Standing Rock, you must remove the Western lens and adopt a holistic, indigenous perspective of the world…. Certain concepts—holistic methodologies, the value of ceremony and language, the religious significance of certain landmarks, the beliefs of interconnectedness and interdependence—put indigenous groups in stark contrast with Western thinking.”

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