Reterritorialising social media

“The power and prevalence of social media in global indigenous rights movements – from the protection of a sacred mountain in Hawaii, to gas pipelines on Native land in North America and the ongoing fight to stop the forced closure of Aboriginal communities, social media is being used by indigenous rights activists to organise politically.”

 
“The evidence from overseas confirms that social media is being used by the younger generation of activists to organise – and one of the best examples is the fight to protect sacred Mauna Kea, the highest point in Hawaii, where astronomers want to build a telescope with a 30-metre lens.”

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