Monthly Archives: October 2015

Native Americans try on Halloween Indian costumes

This short video explains a lot in a 2 1/2 minutes. And this article explains who made the video and has links to two more.

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Columbus Gets the Ax

In an artistic display of rebellion, a statue of Christopher Columbus in Detroit (the old French fort between the Haudensaunee Confederacy and the Anishinaabe) was decorated with an ax to the forehead, complete with fake blood. This is reminiscent of … Continue reading

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The Slave Trade that Textbooks Ignore

The release of new textbooks in Texas, which diminish the African slave trade by describing the slaves in the US as “workers” or “immigrants”, has sparked outcry.  Many have commented that this is a classic attempt at erasure, to erase the … Continue reading

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