What we mean when we say “massacre”

What we mean when we say “massacre”

What we mean when we say “massacre” (Reflecting on the September 12, 1865 Thacker Pass Massacre) Words can, of course, be dangerous. That’s why we keep some words tightly wrapped and shoved into the darkest, coldest corners of our minds. We stuff the realest meanings...
The Stars at Thacker Pass

The Stars at Thacker Pass

Looking for a god? the stars in Peehee mu’huh ask why not us? We’re always there whether you see us or not We’re infinite the sleepless can tell you We do not rule by force but through the charisma in freely offered splendor Instead of ten, we have...
Open Letter to Secretary Haaland

Open Letter to Secretary Haaland

Dear Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, My name is Daranda Hinkey and I am a part of the People of Red Mountain, a group of fourteen Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone tribal descendants who are against the Lithium Americas/Lithium Nevada’s Thacker Pass Lithium...