“Pretendians” is a term new to many of us. Really, it’s another term for fraud and cultural appropriation, specific to the Indigenous communities. From academia to the arts, non-Native peoples are faking their cultural background in order to gain recognition and work. Pretendians and cultural frauds cause more harm to the communities they appropriate than just taking away work opportunities. Guests: Guest co-host Emilia Gonzales Avalos, guest Graci Horne of the Mnisota Native Artists Alliance
What is Counter Stories?
We discuss race, identity, social justice and culture in a region grappling with demographic changes