In western South Dakota, it’s all about perception. If you are Indian, or appear to be Indian, you are routinely judged by the color of your skin regarding the content of your character. If you are white, there is also a set of assumptions made by those standing on the other side.
On October 5, 1942, the U.S.
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I work for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe as public information director.
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On April 23, Foreign Policy published “Why Do They Hate Us?
So, I recently took down my Facebook page. About a third of my many friends were Indians from various reservations around me; most of these had never gotten past their GED. The rest were white Mormons and white non-Mormons from Utah.