From Genocide to “Re-education”: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Sets the Record Straight on Native American History

Each November, Americans celebrate a mythical version of US history. Thanksgiving Day’s portrayal of the experience of Native Americans under the boot of settler-colonialism is one of the Empire’s most cherished falsehoods.

To hear about the true story of native peoples’ plight – from genocide to re-education – Abby Martin interviews Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, renowned indigenous scholar and activist, about her most recent book An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States.