Category Archives: reblogs

Counting victims

I’m re-posting this story from The Root.  They could add a lot more Native examples, but you get the point: Las Vegas Is Only the Deadliest Shooting in US History Because They Don’t Count Black Lives         … Continue reading

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Native mascots and logos: A good op-ed from Winters, California

Though the author is not Native, this is really one of the better op-eds I’ve seen on this topic.  Thank you Debra DeAngelo.  It comes from the Davis Enterprise in northern California and is about the Winters High School Warriors … Continue reading

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Two Spirits and LGBTQ, similarities and differences

Here is a nice piece from Indian County Today discussing this topic.      

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Why you won’t find Jesus in Harry Potter

I’m re-blogging this excellent post about JK Rowling’s inappropriate use of Native American symbols in her recent book and upcoming movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which is set in North America (at least in part). The blogger is … Continue reading

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Who discovered Mt. Kenya? A. David Livingstone, B. Johann Krapf, C. William Shakespeare, D. George Bush

Who discovered Mt. Kenya?   A. David Livingstone,  B. Johann Krapf,  C. William Shakespeare,  D. George Bush This is the question, posed to Mharere Mkare on a school test, that spurred this satire:  Kenyan Traveler Discovers Big River in Europe

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Using Native Americans to Sell Chicken in Africa: Mis-appropriation Goes Global

This is one of the best essays on cultural stereotyping I’ve read, and it comes from Busisiwe Deyi of South Africa, on the Africa Is A Country blog.  She writes about the Spur restaurant chain that uses Native American imagery … Continue reading

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Re-post: Columbus Day revisited

http://theoatmeal.com/comics/columbus_day

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