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The new ‘Predator’ spinoff ‘Prey’ is sparking debate about the term ‘Mary Sue’

After 'Prey' inspired sexist backlash on YouTube, fans are criticizing the idea that the heroine is a 'Mary Sue.'

On Aug 8, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Indigenous creators criticize Modern Warrior for comments about ‘white passing’ people (updated)

One TikToker said the comments were giving 'colonizer energy.'

On Jul 19, 2022 by Gisselle Hernandez

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‘It’s part of our culture’: TikToker and crystal seller calls out cultural appropriation of Native American ritual traditions in the spiritual community

'For everyone confused the things shown are part of closed practices.'

On Jul 14, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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Indigenous TikToker calls out Roe v Wade protesters for co-opting imagery used to protest murdered and missing Native American women

'The bottom line is do NOT co-opt.'

On Jul 6, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘I still don’t understand why Disney thinks it’s okay’: Native American TikToker calls out Disney for its out-of-touch teepee display

'I remember a time when Disney called them savages.'

On May 12, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘They never respected us’: TikToker criticized after intentionally breaking 3,000-year-old pottery artifact (updated)

'Why would they even break it?'

On May 12, 2022 by Cecilia Lenzen

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‘He is NOT Native’: TikTokers accuse ‘Avatar’ actor Ian Ousley of lying about Cherokee heritage

'We want proper representation.'

On Jan 27, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘They’re getting a little too bold’: Native American TikToker shares video of someone pretending to kill and scalp them

The videos he's received are jarring.

On Dec 30, 2021 by Cecilia Lenzen

Teacher mocks Native Americans in lesson

White teacher filmed whooping, ‘war hooping,’ and ‘tomahawk chopping’ in class in Native American garb

The student says he chose to film because he 'felt that violence was being committed against him and he had the right to record.'

On Oct 21, 2021 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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How a Native American tradition is changing MLS’ community outreach

For MLS' new kids on the block, a different playbook emerges.

On Sep 28, 2021 by Phil West

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Indigenous TikTokers say they’ve been banned after speaking out against oil pipeline

TikTok has destroyed their reach at a critical time.

On Aug 4, 2021 by Elisa Shoenberger

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‘They colonized Spirit’: Remake of beloved horse movie gets slammed for whitewashing

'Missed opportunity to represent Natives who so badly need representation in the media.'

On Mar 17, 2021 by Jennifer Xia

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Indigenous TikToker speaks out against professor’s ‘spirit animal’ quiz

'It feels a little tone-deaf.'

On Jan 29, 2021 by Jennifer Xia

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The ‘Brokeahontas’ hashtag has a glaring blind spot—it’s racist

The viral trend is receiving serious backlash.

On Sep 29, 2020 by Brianna Holt

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‘Border Wall Karen’ attacks Indigenous​ Americans who opt to remain peaceful

She hops around, mocking Native American dance rituals.

On Sep 20, 2020 by Kahron Spearman