I felt a need to post this. I just saw this on face book and felt a need to share this. Fear, propaganda, and false patriotism turns people into this. Hate mongera, racist, extremists, hypocrites, and so blind they don’t see the hypocrisy. We are better than this. We must DO better than become this.
That isn’t going to make me want you. It’s going to do the opposite actually. It is one thing to have a preference and another to write off a peraon completely, even if they have thw qualities you want because their skin isn’t a certain color. When ever I meet people like this I’m thinking are you trying to bw with mw because you actually like me or is it based on a stereotype, a fetish, or some cool factor. I have always thought this way and I tried dating 2 none black girls who dated black guys exclusively and it always came down to atleast one of these things. The happens with blck girls I’ve met that onky date white guys. And prwtty much any other race that only dates a certain race. I can’t date those kinds of people.
I find it really offensive and discouraging, It’s craziest because Natives aren’t even given basic human respect in general. Racial slurs against natives are acceptable to use as sports team names and Red face is ok as a mascot, blatant racism is acceptable and legal action isn;t taken against it. Literally every other race is protected against. Sure it happens to other races but once legal action is brought up it’s handled. I assure you there will never be sports teams called the New York Niggers, Washington Wops, Wisconsin Wet Backs, or Georgia Gooks. There will never be a Mascot of a Minstrel Show/black face shucking and jiving, if it did it will get blasted and changed. Hope you come off and introduce yourself.
I’m just now seeing this for some reason. I apologies for the late response. I’m Tsalagi (Eastern Band) What complete bull crap. I hope you see this response and you message me unanon and we get to know each other.
Publication in 1875, made available by the McLoughlin Brothers!
Boy what a way for the children to learn to count!
Ten little nigger boys went out to dine;
One choked his little self and then there were Nine.
Nine little nigger boys sat up very late;
One overslept himself and then there were Eight.
Eight little nigger boys travelling in Devon;
One said he’d stay there and then there were Seven.
Seven little nigger boys chopping up sticks;
One chopped himself in halves and then there were Six.
Six little nigger boys playing with a hive;
A bumble bee stung one and then there were Five.
Five little nigger boys going in for law;
One got into Chancery and then there were Four.
Four little nigger boys going out to sea;
A red herring swallowed one and then there were Three.
Three little nigger boys walking in the Zoo;
A big bear hugged one and then there were Two.
Two little nigger boys sitting in the sun;
One got frizzled up and then there was One.
One little nigger boy left all alone;
He went out and hanged himself and then there were None.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=742zVYEPhDs
SHE IS IN COSTUME. WHAT DO YOU PEOPLE NOT GET ABOUT THIS. CHILDREN DRESS UP AS NATIVE AMERICANS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CELEBRATING THANKS GIVING. LET’S JUST BAN THAT, BECAUSE CLEARLY THEY ARE ALL RACIST.
WE ARE NOT COSTUMES FOR STUPID WHITE GIRLS WHAT PART OF THAT DO YOU NOT GET YOU FUCKING MORON?
IDGAF if white children do racist shit in school IT SHOULD BE BANNED BECAUSE IT IS RACIST. When I was in elementary school do you know how much damage that shit did to me? Oh wait I forgot, to stupid white shitheads we natives aren’t real people who had to deal with this shit. sit down and shut your ignorant ass up. your friend is racist and you’re a moron.
People of different races dress up in Native American costumes all the time not just white people, not to mention how is it racist to dress up Native American but it isn’t racist to dress up in a kimono, as a Viking, as a medieval knight, or a ninja? Or how bout a cowboy? Or a pilgrim? I could go on. Racism isn’t just against Native Americans and Africans, it’s against any and all races
it IS racist to dress up as other races, not just as natives, if you think kimono costumes arent racist you are sorely mistaken. google it ffs.
cowboys were never white nor are they a race, it was a job. white people created the pilgrim costumes so you can take that shit up with them. medieval knights are past-tense so you cant compare them to real-life modern people, duh.
How exactly is dressing up as a race of people by means of a costume made up of stereotypes, not racist? So if someone dressed up in a “black person” costume that consisted of a bandanna, bling bling chain, baggy pants, timberland boots and a wife beater, that would be fine because that is how black people look, right? No? So how is it ok to dress as a native (by means of taking bits and pieces of completely unrelated tribes and blending them into one thing and saying “this is an indian” even though there has never been and “indian” that dressed like this or any costume I’ve ever seen.) vikings that had different styles of dress and clan distinguishing aspect, and they didn’t all have a horned hat, they weren’t all blond, the all didn’t wear pig tails an have mustaches. You’re diminishing an entire culture into 2 or 3 stereotypes. Or any other race of people and making a culturally in accurate depiction of how YOU view them based on stereotypes of how a group of people look ok? Explain that to me, I really want to know.
The thing that always bothered me about people dressing up as any culture is the fact that for the most part those cultures are (gone) ie. Vikings, medieval clothes, etc etc. Or they are a character or cosplay. This is ok.. But American Indians are treated as a dead race… Someone once told me I was like the Latin language.. The culture is talked about but we’re dead/dying this really hurts. Look up the impact that these costumes and mascots have on native peoples. They are extremely negative.. Personally the impact that Native costumes have had on me as an individual and a Native are harmful. Let me give an example, these “sexy squaw” costumes are thrown at an individual it reinforces particular stereotypes for these people. Which makes them doubt the actual regalia legitimate… Ie. Me as a fucking 11year old kid at a powwow getting ready and a little girl asking “mommy are they REAL Indians??” To which the mother replied, “no sweetheart they aren’t, they’re all dead or on reservations.” Or how about in school when I’ve been called a sexy squaw(my own exes grandmother called me a squaw) which is negative might I add. Or how about the time(s) that I was asked where my horse was or if I live in a teepee(my tribe never lived in teepees might I add) or how about recently when someone tried to tell me that no one is racist to Indians? Or when someone told me all REAL Indians are ugly and I’m not ugly because I’m a HALF-BREED… Fuck. These. Costumes. Rant over. Sorry you won’t want to read all this… Skim it.
Has anyone forgotten about freedom? So sorry people dress up and wear costumes for fun. Yes, there’s history behind everything, but can’t we all get together and laugh about all the dumb shit EVERYONE has done…honestly it’s not a big deal…people fuck up..not races, or particular jobs, but individual people…we all do! Maybe not to the same extreme but damn can’t a costume just be a damn costume! Let’s stop killing the fun of dressing up and acting and all that jazz with people getting offended…I could go on but I don’t feel like it so, damn people, forgive and love a little more!! ✌️
Please read this. The problem is a peraons religion, identity and current (not history, present day life) is not a costume especially since it isn’t even accurate the costume is made ip of stereotypes not accurate depictions. And the culture of natives was made illegal and children were forcible removed , sent to boarding schools and lost their identity. Once graduating when they went home. Most of the elder were dead and the onlypeople left were really old and most of the culturw was not passed on. Most tribes actually did go extinct. It is a struggle for most natives not born on a rez to learn about their family and culture. Stuff like this and mis use and misrepresentation makes it extremely hard for people to gwt ti their roots. There are a lot of issues with this. So its actually a really huge deal. Yeah it is a freedom to where what you want, disrespectful or not but it is also a freedom to speak out about it. It goes both ways.
I understand all of that and I totally see where you’re coming from….I’m just trying to say we all need to forgive, live, let live, and love a little more.
I agree. Its all about love and respect. I’m not holding any grudges. What bothers me is when people say it isn’t a big deal because it absolutely is a big deal. I also have a problem with how this post did this. She posted a smart ass comment under her original post. And she was wrong. I disn’t even say anything originally dispite that. But if you are corrected or approached about something like this after you gave attitude about what you did. Be cauae if she just wore the head dress with her day to day clothes since theres on elevated meaning behind it that would be fine. But her comentary, mixing it with that jacket. And the scenery, she was trying to create a theme and it wasn’t respectful at all. Her additude and disrespect is why she got tje responce she did. If she would have kept it love I’m sure things would have been different. People get what thwy dish out.