People will fight to survive.
I think some of the most significant barriers right now…have to do with the feeling of being really isolated, separated, disconnected….
I think the more people that we can have engaged in demanding and effectively achieving their rights, that is a great way to begin…
[it] was very interesting…and inspiring to see Six Nations, which is this Indigenous group that has the oldest surviving democratic constitution in the world, who have been actively fighting colonialism for five hundred years, who have retained a great deal of their culture in the face of genocide, and still works by those sorts of principles that we were trying to discover in 2001.
we don’t have a tremendous amount of intergenerational memory on what [struggles were] about, what [they were] fighting for, what the underlying basis [for them was.]