Western conservationists continue to treat Tribal peoples as threats to endangered flora and fauna and often forcibly relocate them to create "natural reserves."
For starters, this protest is about a competing idea for the future of the planet -- and waves of people will show up to make that point.
Hannah K. Gold writes on social justice and literature for publication, and composes bad poetry and erotica for herself. She is based in Brooklyn. Follow her @togglecoat.