*sobs as e tries to figure out the least bad way to phrase the note defining "people who are indigenous to turtle island"*

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I think I'll use "Oyáte Khéya Wíta" because I'd like to use Lakhota when I can, the problem is I just don't know it that well.

(But I'd love to like eventually have English words like "act" map onto their Lakhota nearish equivalent - even if the defining sentences are in English since I'm.)

(For the curious, my entire plan for the day is to incorporate this essay into my notes:

emsenn.net/letters/to-the-web/

Which'll require making... a /lot/ of records.

I'm not done adding in the first quote and it's 30 new terms already. :D

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just sitting here trying to figure out how I want to refer to, collectively, the crises du jour, e.g. the 6th mass extinction and the contemporary climate disruption and their many consequence-crises.

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Crises of Kyriarchism?

Crises of Ontology?

Environmentally Forced Social Contraction Period?

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"but emsenn how can adding this to your notes really take all day"

cause i'm currently here writing a note for what "combustion" is, which itself is begging the definition of other terms, and this whole note-taking thing can kinda be seen as taking "[citations needed]" up to near its potential maximum.

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@emsenn I'm chuckling, as I think about all of Tolkien's Middle-Earth (maps, stories, and poems) came about because he wanted a place for the languages he was constructing.

Your task sounds broad, but I see the utility.

@takeonrules Teraum is similar for me: it's just the world derived from my ontology projectd onto an environment created by itself rather than Earth.

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Tortoise Mountain Natives Do Not Like English Ivy

It is time to stop Ecological and economic genocide upon people of color. Tortoise Mountain and Turtle Island natives are the original Ecosteaders. Long before European and other settlers with delusions about government-subsidized development in "blocks" of colonizer cash infrastructure, Native Land Before Invasion was organic. And there never were opportunities or roles for any white dudes as a "Chief" Executive Officer. Get out of here and fix the problems plaguing Europe before trying to kill the indigenoUS Earth.

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