There are no Indigenous People in the Americas
by Tom Ribe
There is a vivid trend in progressive and environmental thinking today. All compasses point toward a focus on Indigenous people and the discrimination they’ve faced under European colonialism. This seemingly new-found awareness has hit with such force that much of the environmental movement seems transformed into a social justice movement.
While justice toward Native Americans, Indians, Indigenous, First Nations is long overdue, we may want to step back for a big-picture reality check.