At ICTMN: “Meet Wiggle Tooth, Germany’s Stereotypical Native of Hygiene”

” The fight against Native mascots, stereotypes and caricatures have made recent headlines around the world as Native Americans continue attempts to educate others against the usage and defense of demeaning and disrespectful imagery, and stop the practice. Though research studies by groups such as the American Psychology Association have concluded such imagery is detrimental to Natives, especially in our young people, who have some of the highest rates of suicide in the world, in Germany such images are endless….”

Read more at https://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2014/07/02/meet-wiggle-tooth-germanys-stereotypical-native-hygiene-155611

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