SNL 40th Anniversary: Mike Myers and Native Imagery

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By Adrienne K. This week, Saturday Night Live turned 40. The show had an epic 3.5 hour long special episode, with cameos and performances from tons of folks involved during the show’s history. I watched it last night as I was grading papers (meaning I half-watched it), and didn’t expect there to be any Native representations, because there never are (except

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From Truth Telling to Land Return: 4 Ways White People Can Work for Indigenous Justice

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  For those of us who consider ourselves progressive, it’s not enough to, as Andrea Smith puts it in Conquest, “bemoan the genocide of Native peoples” while “implicitly [sanctioning] it by refusing to question the legitimacy of the settler nation responsible for this genocide.” We have to act — and in doing so, we have to risk something.   – Click

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Alaska Native Language Bill Becomes Law

Alaska Native Language Bill Becomes Law

  Alaska Native languages are officially recognized in the state of Alaska. Here are some photos I took at the momentous event.   Alaska Native languages HB 216 was signed into law by the governor on October 23 in Anchorage.   Source: 4loveofthepeople.wordpress.com See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations Like this:Like Loading…

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Natives Against Redsk*ns

Natives Against Redsk*ns

This list represents American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, First Nations, and other Indigenous Peoples who believe that the name of the Washington DC football team is offensive and needs… Source: nativeappropriations.com See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations Like this:Like Loading…

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