The case of Canadian couple Rod and Ekaterina Baker shows that the colonial ‘wasicu’ mindset is not a thing of the past.
Ruth H Hopkins
Ruth Hopkins is a Dakota/Lakota Sioux writer and enrolled member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Tribe. She is also a biologist, tribal attorney, forme... r judge, and co-founder of Lastrealindians.com. Ruth resides on the Lake Traverse Reservation in South Dakota.
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