One More Time For the People in the Back: #Poem: “I am not an Activist” by Wanbli Gleska Tohake

“I am not an activist,
I am Lakota.
Is a Lakota a
born activist?

An activist seeks
social change.
What do you call it
when you only seek
what was stolen
from you?

What do you call it
when you fight to
save the earth from
destruction,
the water from
pollution?

We Indian people
have this same feeling,
we all have this
same feeling.”

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