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Romanticism and fossil-fuel societies

Sheila Newman writes that it is not so much the myth of the noble savage as the myth of the noble capitalist citizen.

The record of Indigenous North Americans' as environmental custodians

Canada's environment is paying a heavy price for our love affair with a myth. As long as natives are equipped with a halo, it will be impossible to attack them for the role they are playing as front men and bodyguards for the corporate rape of our boreal forests. They have been deifed by bogus anthropology, political opportunism and political correctness, which have all formed a coalition with corporate greed and media censorship.

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