Tag Archives: erasure

Alt-history Part 2: The mound builder myth reborn, Nazis, and Solutreans

  Continued from Alt-history Part 1: The mound builder myth and ethnic cleansing. The myth lives on The mound builder myth justified the ethnic cleansing of the 1800s. It was seemingly put to rest in 1894 just as Native Americans were … Continue reading

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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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