(White) Settler Futurity with Bloody Hands on Stolen Land

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Memory is short when it comes to your futurity [1]. Imagination is productive when it comes to your futurity, to your innocence.

Given who I am, I will only speak of white settlers. This is not to contribute to the erasure, but many discussions about non-whites folks on Turtle Island exist by (and for) POC & WOC. Check out Rita Dhamoon [2], for example.

White Settler Futurity  [1] is the most important future that is catered to, in the world, and on Turtle Island. It is the everyday upholding of the privileges created from colonialism and continued occupation that white settlers/occupiers [3] nervously “enjoy”. It is the comfort of knowing that you are stable today and that you will be tomorrow. And so will your kids be. It is the comfort of knowing that environmental pollution will probably not affect your community right now, it is knowing that your…

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