Bottom Up Show:Michael Yellowbird: Colonization and Neuro DeColonization 
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Bottom Up Show  Michael Yellowbird: Colonization and Neuro DeColonization   
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Summary: Featured speakers/guests:
Michael Yellowbird.
Professor of Sociology N. Dakota U, . Director, Indigenous Tribal Studies
Co-Author, For Indigenous Minds Only: An indigenous handbook

For Indigenous Minds Only: A Decolonization Handbook
Indigenous Social work Around the World: Towards Culturally Relevant Education and Practice.
Member of the three affiliated tribes of ND"Arikara, Hidatsa and Mandan.


Define Colonization, decolonization
Western Hemisphere had hundreds of millions of people before Europeans came.
Missionaries have fear part of their brains activated"Amygdala.
Indigenous people, and people who believe in benevolence have anterior cingulate cortex activation"tied to compassion

Missionaries want to rape and destroy cultures. Its war and they are funded by predators seeking profit and wealth.

In 1493 Pope Alexander the 6th issued a papal bull saying that a nation not occupied by Christians could be taken"the Doctrine of Discovery.
And that still exists, with recent case affecting the Oneida.
Theres a difference between ownership and occupancy rights.

How has colonization affected people?

Terra nullius--

Colonization of the mind and body.
People become comfortable with oppression.
Some oppressed people are aware, colonized people are often not even aware.


Are most Americans also colonized by corporations and industrial civilization?
Yes.

Decolonization activities, strategies of liberation

Book describing the violence and rapacity of early colonizers: Bartolomew De La Casas, A Brief History of the Destruction of the Indies.

Biggest genocide in the history of the world was started by Columbus
Time that we get rid of Columbus day and replace it with Indigenous Peoples Day.


Interview Prep

What is required to undo the effects of colonization

Whats a cultural bomb?

Self-sufficiency?

Constant stresses of colonization

Renewing our relationships to

Colonization is always war


Neuro decolonization
Colonial brain disorder"the above average effect brainwashed believe they are the right color, have the right values and beliefs, live in the greatest country on earth and that they are from an exceptional class of people, they will have even more difficulty engaging this brain region.

Colonization is invasion and subjugation of indigenous people. Includes genocide.
Itmeans loss of culture, lands, rights, marginalized status, forgotten in national narrative. It produces descreased life expectancy, chronic diseases, a lot of mental health disorders, depression, suicide, drug abuse. These kinds of disparities have stayed steady under Dem and Rep admins. There have been many Donald Trumps.

Neurodecolonization: The New Medicine Wheel
Changes brainwaves, epigenetics, biome, telmomeres, neuroplasticity


You lose sovereignty and independence with colonization.
Settlers come and dont leave.

Terra nullius-- wild territories. Wipe out wild animals, people, plants, seeds,

With decolonization Washington and NY have to come down, not just confederate statues.

Wild seed should be nurtured as well as domesticated plants

Colonization of the mind and body.

19th century banning of indigenous people ceremonial practices, dancing, religious dances or practices of medicine men. Your ancestors came for religious freedom and took away our religious freedom.

For a long time abduction of indigenous children has been a part of Americana.
Appropriation of lands from indigenous people. Unless you are an Indian, you are living on stolen land.

Carlisle PA unmarked Indian graves.

Treaties and agreements with US"all broken"part of colonization

Suicide among native youth is 10 times national average.

Decolonization:
Dismantling settler processes and structures
Relace with indigenous processes and structures
Settlers going home, leaving indigenous territory
Repatriation"give back what was stolen

Restoration of foods"decolonizing our gathering.



Hunter gatherer diet may prevent alzheimers.

Why is Inner decolonization so difficult

Triune brain vs. Compassionate brain"in anterior cingulate cortex.

Genetic expressions: DARPP-32 aviod negative outcomes

Safe preferences, safe bias, soft colonization
We are pleasure seeking peoples

Resiliency, courage, creativity and change of perception take practice:
Neurons that fire together wire together

Lynx1 neuromodulator puts the brake on the brains decolonization accelerator.

Colonial brain disorder"the above average effect brainwashed believe they are the right color, have the right values and beliefs, live in the greatest country on earth and that they are from an exceptional class of people, they will have even more difficulty engaging this brain region.

Traditional narratives are so powerful in explaining behavior.
 
 
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