Tag Archives: American Indians

Xuxa Says Let’s Play Indian

Xuxa is a Brazilian TV presenter, film actress, businesswoman, and famous singer in both languages – Spanish and Portuguese – in Latin America. She was best known for her children’s song Ilaire in the early 1990s – the first song … Continue reading

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“The Difference between us Indians and Illegal Mexicans?”

LastRealIndians states the following quote on the Facebook page: “Natives saying ‘You can barely tell the difference between us Indians and them illegal Mexicans that can’t speak English, huh?’ [with a slightly condescending laugh at “can’t speak English”]. ***LOL that’s because … Continue reading

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The Young, Strong, and Brave Policarpa Salavarrieta

A couple of years ago, my mother watched a telenovela called La Pola: Amar La Hizo Libre. This telenovela was different from the other cheesy ones in my opinion. It was not about a man choosing between a lover and his wife, Dos Mujeres, … Continue reading

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Trail of Tears Banners: Enough is Enough!

It’s disappointing to see that a bunch of high school students from McAdory create a banner of Trail of Tears to taunt a rival football team in their area. Then, a couple of days later, I read an article from Indian Country … Continue reading

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Chevron: Poisoning La Pachamama

“In the 1960s, the American company Chevron under the Texaco brand extracted crude oil from the Amazonian rainforest generating high revenues in the corporate world but also committing one of the worst acts against nature and the indigenous people of Ecuador.” Please view … Continue reading

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