Manna-hata, by Joanne Barker (Lenape)

Joanne Barker’s Tequila Sovereign blog provides a brief history of Manna-hata, its usurption by European colonizers, and wonder if:

Perhaps those who now claim to OCCUPY WALL STREET in the name of reforming America’s economy could remember their history and call it something else (see Racialicious’ post on the importance of language in opposition). Wall Street is, after all, already an occupied territory. As are all of U.S. land “holdings” in northern America, the Pacific, and the Caribbean.

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