DNA testing is changing how Native Americans think about tribal membership. But anthropologist Kim Tallbear says identity is not just a matter of blood ties: ‘There is no DNA test to prove you’re Native American’ | New Scientist
You are critical to our movement. Accurate information, authentic representation, and narrative disruption are essential to ending racism, bias, and discrimination against Native peoples. We need Indian Country and allies to work together and advocate for change. Here are some resources: Native Now – IllumiNative
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U.S. Census and the Social Construction of Race
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tkAmericans are up in arms right now over the near epidemic number of deaths of African-American at the hands of police, and rightfully so. African-Americans make up only 13 percent of the population, yet they are the victims in 26 percent of all police shootings. That is nearly 3 times the rate of whites.