Native American stereotypes persist at Yale

October 26, 2007
The last thing I want to do is offend the African-American students, faculty or staff on this campus by invoking a stereotype. I know how painful it is to see images that mainstream culture pokes fun at while simultaneously indicating that the image represents my culture, my ancestors, my identity. I know that stereotypes promote »

Holiday is apt time to amplify Native voices

October 6, 2006
Our life is our religion, and our teaching. If we are relocated by force, we will die slowly. The people would not be in balance with Mother Earth and Sky Father and the spiritual people … We belong here.” I identify with these words spoken by a Navajo woman, an elder named Mary Begay. I »