Dwanna L. Robertson

April 18, 2014
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Dwanna L. Robertson
In commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, or the Battle of Tohopeka (“the Horseshoe” in Creek), on March 27, 2014 a
March 31, 2014
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Dwanna L. Robertson
When Christine Fallin, daughter of Oklahoma governor, Mary Fallin, released a photo of herself wearing a headdress on March 6, she sparked outrage among people who belong to the 37-plus Native Nations established in Oklahoma and across Indian...
November 28, 2013
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Dwanna L. Robertson
As a researcher, I talk to other Native people about shared social issues. Sometimes we discuss the history and impact of federal Indian law, tribal politics, or the “real Indian” meme.
November 19, 2013
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Dwanna L. Robertson
Recently, a tanning salon advertisement touted that Indians not only brought corn to the first Thanksgiving, they brought “sexy color.” After complaints (one of which was mine), the ad was taken
September 20, 2013
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Dwanna L. Robertson
We all know it’s that time of year. I wrote about it around the same time last year.
September 09, 2013
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Dwanna L. Robertson
I love teaching. I love how students are open to new information and give critical thought about contemporary social issues. Mostly, I teach about social injustices that accompany the experience of being racialized (labeled) as not-white.