A Language Older Than Words - Study Guide Insatiability and Violence Summary & Analysis

Derrick Jensen
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Jensen opens his chapter "Insatiability" by writing of the sound of the bulldozers coming close to his house. He says that he feels like he wants to run away but there is no place for him to go. His feelings of frustration lead him to write about Mount Graham in Arizona. Officials from the University of Arizona wanted to build an astrological observatory on a sacred site of the San Carlos Apaches located on this mountain. Jensen writes about the way the government covered up tests and studies showing the development would hurt the land and its inhabitants. He includes information proving that the Indians were given only a half hearted chance to speak out against the development.

During a discussion with a group of Maori activities, one of the Maori asked Jensen if he worked on these projects and studied interspecies communication...

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