A highlight from Layli Long Soldier The Freedom of Real Apologies

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Integrity can be a window into many worlds lali. Long soldier is a writer. A mother a citizen of the united states and citizen of the oglala lakota nation. She has a way of opening up this part of her life and of american life to inspire self searching and tenderness and i had no idea until i discovered lately long. Soldier that the. Us government offered an official apology to native peoples in two thousand nine but it was done so quietly with no ceremony that it was practically a secret. Lali long soldiers lyrical first book whereas explores the freedom real apologies can bring and offers entry points for us all to histories. That are not merely about the past. All of them had to be within living memory. I really wanted it to be grounded in the now at least within my own lifetime and i wanted as much as possible to avoid this sort of

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