Chelsey Luger wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Chelsey is a journalist from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, currently based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Her work can be found in the Atlantic, the Hufffington Post, Al Jazeera America, and more. She is the co-founder of Well For Culture, an indigenous wellness movement.
Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.