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The Story of the Colonizer Wound

Agriculture begins, and with it the institution of slavery.

Date: 9000s BCE

The Story of The Colonizer Wound

Most large ancient civilizations (from the communities around the Mediterranean, ancient India, ancient China, and some of the civilizations on Turtle Island) have a range of types of slavery. Most individuals are enslaved due to debt, as punishment for crimes, as prisoners of war, as abandoned children, or as children born to enslaved parents.