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All the beautiful places settlers steal.. To make their vacation homes real…

Lummi Nation Lands (photo by Momii Palapaz)

All the beautiful places settlers steal.. To make their vacation homes real…

Sharp blue skies

Water lapping at rocks

powder clouds

stars up so high

in side a moonlit carpet sky

Thick moss blanketing mamatrees

Aint never seen trees like these..

Sails waving in with soft brushes of ocean breeze

Clear creeks massage

manicured feet

four-legged relatives

Carrying ancestors messages

Houses for one with yards for none

on top of sacred sites with stolen daughters and Suns

Mama Earth’s water squeezed from mama’s tit

lifted and CONsumed

Extracted for oil, gas with deadly drill bits

All the beautiful spaces that settlers steal

Let’s b real

After they’ve destroyed all they have

Search for new spaces

Leaving roads and towns

In rubble after they disCOVER something new to steal and

Tear down

Luumi Nation

(This poemCast from a poverty skola

Goes out to all the 1st nations relatives cut and ripped

From all over Mama Earth )- but today focusing on the settler town they call Bellingham, Ferndale, Lyndon

POOR Magazine/Homefulness /Deecolonize Academy formerly houseless Youth and family povertyskolaz offerring Aztec Dance prayer in so-called Bellingham for ancestors of that land - photo Israel Munoz

“Ometeotl … the copal rose slowly from the backyard of a settler home in so-called Bellingham. My brother,Muteado Silencio, danzante, word-warrior, co-builder/co-founder of Homefulness and youth poverty skolaz/co-suns, Tibu, Amir and Akil and Israel Munoz, all residents of Homefulness, elder Elephant council co-leader Momii Palapaz and myself, tiny, were opening with prayer for Mama Earth and ancestors of this territory as we launched the Land Liberation fundraiser for Homefulness to come to Bellingham.

Bellingham, a “beucolic” town like so many other settler towns in occupied Turtle Island washed and erased of its histories of 1st nations genocide, removal, murder and terror. Now occupied, stolen and settled, Lummi, Nooksack, Samish and Semiahmoo territory filled with rich wite people, and billed by the Tourist extractive industry as one of the “ best places to play” “best place to retire” for it’s beautiful landscapes and multiple waterways and close proximity to rich peoples sports industries like “skiiing” snowboarding, hiking, etc