The Difference of Indians: Addressing Elitism

“If my ancestors did not hide their identity then I wouldn’t be here today. My band of Apache was killed down to only 30 at one time…. So how can you say those who gave up their identity did not suffer any hardship from being native and their descendents are undeserving?”— A comment on native […]

“F— Assimilation”: Keeping it Real as Native Americans

Here it’s not exactly often, but it’s definite when it happens, but if someone mentions Native Americans, you’ll have someone who moans and shakes their head saying something like, “I’ve seen how they live, it’s horrible. Drugs. Alcoholism. Just awful.” Wasn’t very different in the USA. I correct such people when I can, attempting to […]