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There is no bottom. Trump rejects Native American Heritage Month, proclaims November “National American History and Founders Month.” https://t.co/ZnBGIaUcXj — Simon Moya-Smith (@SimonMoyaSmith) November 5, 2019 For an administration pretty committed to genocide, this makes sense in terms of stating their priorities. Last week, President Trump declared November as “National American History and Founders Month,” […]
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Centering Native History

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On August 31, 2019
The 1619 Project is a great thing. The reactions to it by the right were totally over the top, which was elucidating and useful. Helps when you have the right enemies. Anyway, I have no criticism of it all, except to just make a comment, which is that Native history continues to be completely isolated […]
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The Wages of Weinstein

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On May 24, 2019
Harvey Weinstein is a reverse Midas: If all had gone according to plan, nearly every time someone were to watch Wind River, a 2017 film about the death of a Northern Arapaho woman on the Wind River Reservation, the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center would be paid. But the center says it has yet to […]
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On January 22, 1599, Spanish troops began their attack on Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico. This incredibly violent incident and aftermath created a regime of labor under Spanish rule that would have devastating impacts on Native peoples. From the moment Europeans came to the Americas, they had a pretty clear and consistent view of the […]
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