Coming Full Circle

Decolonization takes us deep into the serpent’s belly to confront the white supremacy, the savior complex, and the internalized oppression that are entrenched in ourselves, our institutions, and our society. Only then can we heal from the trauma of the separation world-view that divided the world into Us vs. Them and led to exploitation, fear, and suffering. As we emerge from that process, we can lay a new social and economic foundation, based on new ways of relating to each other and to our resources. With its focus on connection and belonging, the Indigenous worldview—having persisted against all odds, as Indigenous people have—offers inspiration for the way forward.

The state motto of my home state of North Carolina ...

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