Week in the life of a Stereotypical Indian: Native Approps Style

In n8vstereotype, reader participation, stereotyping, week in the life of a stereotypical Indian by Adrienne K.15 Comments

Today on Indian Country Today, columnist Vincent Schilling wrote a column detailing his numerous encounters with the “stereotypical Indian” over the course of one week, demonstrating how inundated we are with these images on a daily basis (the purpose of my blog!). I absolutely LOVE the idea, and I want to get a bunch of us to do it as …

Complicating the 2010 US Census Native Data

In 2010 US Census, multi-racial, Native identity, racial categories, US census data by Adrienne K.26 Comments

Back in 2010 when the census came in the mail, I remember sitting with my roommate at the kitchen table filling out our forms together, laughing and joking about our “household.” When we got to the race category listed above, my roommate quickly checked the “Black, African Am, or Negro” box, with a snide comment about how it still says …

Hey Kardashians: Why you so obsessed with me?

In cowboys and indians, headdress, Kardashians, Khloe Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Mason, The K in Adrienne K is not for Kardashian by Adrienne K.5 Comments

Another Kardashian transgression to add to the (growing) list: E! Online posted this pic of the Jenner girls with Kourtney Kardashian and Mason, taken at Mason’s 2nd birthday party back in December. Looks like they were uber creative and went with a “Cowboys and Indians” theme. Wow. Adding insult to injury is the fact that E! used the headline “Cute …