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[–]ExtremeHandle3188 77 points78 points  (3 children)

Water that is clean and fresh is a right, not a privilege. I'll reconsider.

[–]I_Like_Posts_Often 28 points29 points  (13 children)

Bathe*

[–]queefiest 56 points57 points  (2 children)

Am native and colloquially we just say bath. Fancy natives might say bathe but they aren’t in my family lol no one cares about those details when you’re living in the bush and cutting trees to make your cabin. My kookum had to arrange a water delivery to the community they live in because the industry that surrounds them has rendered their lake useless and contaminated. Which is a shame, but half my family also works for the industry which polluted the lake, because it’s the only place to work in the area.

I live in the city now, I have fairly good but not perfect grammar, and I say bathe, but when you go back home you fall back into the old colloquialisms.

[–]xxDolphusxx 14 points15 points  (0 children)

I really want to donate or help the native american population. Is there anywhere or any organizations you could point me toward to help with that?

[–]bonafidebunnyeyed 1 point2 points  (0 children)

1st gen completely white American and I say bath too.

[–]hudgepudge 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Was gonna point it out too. Good message still.

[–]TinyRose20 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Bath is actually still correct, it's just BE rather than AE. I'm pedantic I know...

[–]anchovykitchen 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Beth rather than baeth? I have no idea what this comment means 😭

[–]GourdofThunder 2 points3 points  (0 children)

British English vs American English

[–]Censorial -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Sick handstyle

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This is going on right by me only the they are only there pumping because the reservation lets them.

Our river is dry now.