Dr. Keene showcases Native representations Reply

Casey DiBari & Emily Long1851 Staff

Dr. Adrienne Keene shows students Google search results using the term “Native American.” Photo by Marissa Gugala

Dr. Adrienne Keene, Native American academic, writer and activist, spoke on Oct. 4 during common hour in de Witt Hall.  Her presentation was entitled “Native Representations, Pop Culture and Cultural Resistance in Cyberspace.”  

As a member of the Cherokee Nation,  Dr. Keene focused much of her presentation on how Native Americans are represented in contemporary society. She started by showing a screenshot of a Google search using the term “Native American.”

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Students recognize cultural appropriation Reply

By Kayli HertelManaging Editor

College students love Halloween. It’s a time to celebrate, embrace your inner costume designer, and dance the night away at the annual Creeps n’ Ghouls Dance. But what Halloween is not about is being disrespectful, mocking, or participating in the act of cultural appropriation. But what is cultural appropriation and what does it have to do with Halloween? More…