Joseph M. Pierce
Joseph M. Pierce
7/28/15
I started writing this in the aftermath of the Rachel Dolezal affair and have continued to write as the Andrea Smith story has taken off. But it’s not about them...
Various Authors
7/17/15

Last week, Indian Country Today Media Network published an open letter, in response to the notoriety surround...

Terese Marie Mailhot
7/11/15

Watching two Native academics come to a consensus about Andrea Smith is like watching two eagles fight. No, wait, I mean egos. After Andrea Smith was outed for the second time as being non-Native, several Native academics leapt to save her from scrutiny....

David Cornsilk
7/10/15

It appears the Andrea Smith apologists are doing everything they can to divert attention from the one thing about her that is important right now, whether or not she is Cherokee. They want to make it about her work, not so. They want to make it about her complexion, not so....

ICTMN Staff
7/9/15
Andrea Smith took to her Wordpress blog today to address the current media controversy as it pertains to her false identification as Cherokee...
Various Authors
7/7/15

We write to respond to widespread public discussion of well-known scholar-activist Andrea Smith’s history of contradictory claims to Cherokee identity through both enrollment and lineal descent....

Steve Russell
7/1/15
Why Cherokees? Why do they always claim to be Cherokees? Over five hundred tribes to choose from and the redface bandits always come looking for us...
David Shorter
7/1/15

I’m not an Indian. It’s okay....

Steve Russell
5/16/12

Forrest Carter, Carlos Castaneda, Ward Churchill, Iron Eyes Cody, Jamake HIghwater, Nasdijj, Princess Pale Moon, Andrea and Justine Smith, Mary Thunder, Dhyani Ywahoo....

Eisa Ulen
9/19/12
Sarah Deer A recent episode of the Al Jazeera English program The Stream examined the failure of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) to provide adequate legal protection to Nativ...