Tag Archives: Indigenous Issues

Peruvian Organization Threatened with Violence After Protesting Racist TV Show

Tweet In Peru, a debate is raging over whether the two disturbingly racist television characters pictured above should be banned from television. I think it’s time that those who defend the racism and sexism of these characters be forced to do so on the international stage. As pictured above, the characters “El Negro Mama” and [...]
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Native Women in Alaska Are Twice as Likely to Experience Sexual Assault.

TweetThis is a fairly grim statistic found by the Urban Indian Health Initiative in a study released this week titled Reproductive Health of Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Women (pdf). From the report introduction by Sarah Deer (Muscogee Creek) Assistant Professor, Advocates for Native women may not be surprised by many of these findings, [...]
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