Mankato’s Hanging Monument Excluded Indigenous Perspectives when it was Erected and when it was Removed
by John Legg
Both while it stood and when its presence became inconvenient, the Hanging Monument shows how memorials control historical narratives and elevate particular interpretations of the past.
by John Hemming
The Villas-Bôas brothers worked with Brazil's indigenous people to balance the preservation of their Amazonian lands with inclusion in modernizing society. The policies of Jair Bolsonaro are a dire threat to their work, the survival of indigenous peoples, and the planet.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Jorge L. Chinea
Many indigenous ruins lie along the shore, where ancient settlements thrived. A relatively new wave of researchers are only beginning to explore these endangered places, rediscovering the ancient relics, statues, stone engravings and paintings created and used by the Taíno people.
SOURCE: The New Republic
November 14, 2019
by Nick Martin
The case has it all: white-centrism, the "school choice" debate, and the obscene way in which North Carolina is failing its students.
SOURCE: The Washington Post
November is Native American Heritage Month. Critics say Trump is subverting it with a new celebration of the Founding Fathers.
Last week, President Trump declared November as “National American History and Founders Month,” a celebration of the country’s “dedication to promoting liberty and justice.”
by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Assembling a coherent narrative that inspires students to image a different world is much more complicated than a Wikipedia search. Teachers can only carry out this task if they have access to narrative histories that are decolonized.
SOURCE: High Country News
Some believe the Golden State is ignoring a history of violence against Native Americans.
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