Lot Eight / Lote Ocho
Keywords:extraction, mining injustice, colonization, spoken word, poetry,
This piece was submitted as a spoken-word poem. A recording can be found on UnderCurrents' SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/undercurrentsatyork/lot-eight-lote-ocho
Special thanks to Ruben Esguerra, audio engineer on the recording.
[Author's Note - Content warning: this poem discusses sexual, gendered, and other forms of violence.]
Dedicated to the women of Lot 8 who are fighting like hell for justice not only on their land in Guatemala, but who have brought their historic fight into Canadian courts as well...
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