POCHO contributor Ricardo Cate directs and stars in this just-released music video Lockdown Reservation Quarantine Blues. You think you’ve got it bad? Ricardo and the fam have to Pow Wow from Home! Music by Adrian Wall.
Pinche Trump disrespected Native American Heritage Month. A la chingada, you cheeto pito.
Representation matters, and Native Americans need their own superhero too. According to The 1491s, it might go something like this ….
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.
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.]
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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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: