A love letter to indigenous people.

A love letter to indigenous people.

The truth is, we are blessed with this privilege of manoeuvring through systems of colonization, straight up. We are the frontline of access to our respective communities — this is a huge charge & high honor. We are the gatekeepers. Now that we get it, let’s focus on collecting recon, reverse infiltrating colonial spaces, & demanding liberation for our people.

A love letter to my fellow light – skinned natives by Ashley Nicole McCray

As light – skinned or white – passing natives, we acknowledge our palatability to whiteness & we acknowledge our privilege. Our hurt feelings mean absolutely nothing when our darker, more identifiably native relatives are being targeted, profiled, assaulted, & killed every.single.day

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