We have not protector. No savior.
I almost laughed at the thought.

They took our religion. Muddied the connection
with the ancestors and elders.
Gave us the White Man’s God instead.

But as we get down on our knees,
as we lift our hands, as we pray to their Lord,
we’re berated. We’re beaten. We’re killed. 

Funny that the same motions they gave us
to kill off our religion, they now use to kill us off.
Who is there to protect us? Their God?

The one that told them to kill the Natives?
That told them the world was theirs to take?
The God that killed our gods? Ha!

He has given no protection. No salvation.
I almost laughed at the thought.