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.
Native American activist Dennis Banks, also known by his Native name of Nowa Cumig, has walked on. He was 80.
N8V jokesters The 1491s go to a Halloween party, and you won’t believe what happens next! [NSFW F-BOMB.]
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[Thanks to BoingBoing for the link.]
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.”
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:
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!
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Are you brave enough? Strong enough? Willing to fight to protect the profits of the rich and powerful? Consider signing up with newest branch of the service: THE CORPORINES! Active combat deployments available now in Standing Rock, North Dakota.
OG activist Neil Young stands up for the Standing Rock Sioux and against the Dakota Access Pipeline in this new song and video — Indian Givers.
The lyrics include the story of Dale “Happy” American Horse Jr., a Native activist who was busted after chaining himself to a digger machine at the site.
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