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Representation matters, and Native Americans need their own superhero too. According to The 1491s, it might go something like this …. [Mas…]

La Cucaracha: Wipipo be fraidy cats (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 25, 2018 Cartoons
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T-day makeup that doesn’t mock N8Vs? Yes, please! (NSFW video)

by Chale Knickerbocker November 21, 2017 Cultura
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Yes, you can do Thanksgiving makeup without ripping off the 566 Federally-recognized American Indian tribes. Sailor J and the Center for American Indian Research & Native Studies explain in this NSFW (F-bomb) video.

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POCHO History 101: Undocumented Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving (video)

by JUAN DON GAMERA November 21, 2017 Cultura
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The Pilgrims, after all, were boat people fleeing religious oppression, ordinary families seeking freedom in a new land. But no one expects the Algonquin Migra. [Video by the 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors.]

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La Cucaracha: This Thanksgiving, we’re serving … (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 20, 2017 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: When is the best time to build a wall? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 13, 2017 Cartoons
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RIP: American Indian Movement’s Dennis Banks walks on

by JUNCO CANCHÉ November 2, 2017 Cartoons
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Native American activist Dennis Banks, also known by his Native name of Nowa Cumig, has walked on. He was 80.

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The 1491s: Hell, no! My culture is not your Halloween costume (video)

by ELLEN DIO October 13, 2017 Cultura
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N8V jokesters The 1491s go to a Halloween party, and you won’t believe what happens next! [NSFW F-BOMB.] PREVIOUSLY ON THE 1491s:

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Happy Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Decolonize! (toon)

by JUNCO CANCHÉ October 9, 2017 Cartoons
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The fight is on: White Privilege vs Native American rights (toon)

by ERIC J. GARCIA March 1, 2017 Cartoons
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Lay’s Potato Chips: Now with more racism! (1966 video)

by Barney Asada December 21, 2016 Cultura
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Actor Bert Lahr — the Cowardly Lion in Wizard of Oz — plays both Christopher Columbus and a stereotyped Native American in this 1966 commercial for Lay’s Potato Chips. At least the Frito-Lay company recognized that taters are “local vegetation” before calling their hosts “Indian Givers.” [Thanks to BoingBoing for the link.]

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Tonia Jo Hall shout out to Natives: ‘She’s that kind of woman’ (video)

by Verdana Bold December 2, 2016 Cultura
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Tonia Jo Hall has some words of encouragement in She’s that kind of woman. “Shout out to all the beautiful strong native women,” she writes:

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Witchi Tai To: Water spirit feeling springing round my head (video)

by Soy Capitan November 25, 2016 Cultura
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Hypnotic. Uplifting. Native American jazz saxophonist and songwriter Jim Pepper’s 1969 version of traditional peyote song Witchi Tai To got a slight remix and a Native dancer in this mesmerizing YouTube fan video. #NoDAPL! Mira los lyrics:

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POCHO History 101: Illegal Pilgrims’ first Thanksgiving (video)

by JUAN DON GAMERA November 21, 2016 Cultura
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The Pilgrims, after all, were boat people fleeing religious oppression, ordinary families seeking freedom in a new land. But no one expects the Algonquin Migra. [Video by the 18 Mighty Mountain Warriors.]

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La Cucaracha: Live from Standing Rock, North Dakota (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 17, 2016 Cartoons
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