Dos and Don’ts #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth @TeenVogue
Tips and reminders from Teen Vogue on how to be a better ally:
November is Native American Heritage Month. While I applaud the intention of the celebration, widespread ignorance on all things Native means that November is often replete with shocking instances of anti-Native prejudice, cultural appropriation, and the enforcing of hostile, negative, racist, misogynistic stereotypes about Native people. So I decided to share a handy little guide of dos and don’ts to help everyone celebrate the true spirit of what Native American Heritage Month should embody.
Don’t make schoolchildren wear redface and reenact a mythic retelling of the first Thanksgiving.
Check out the full article, its full of more dos and don’ts that are backed with history and information!
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