Words & Cactuses – Part 1 of my “I’m not having such a good time in school” series – Tall N Curly™

By Tall N Curly

These past two weeks alone I got four messages from four girls who all basically asked me the same thing: “How am I going to survive being different.”

 

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How The Peanuts Comic Strip Got Its First Black Character

In contrast with the other characters, Franklin has the fewest anxieties and obsessions.

— Charles Schulz

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Native Appropriations: You Heap Fine Valentine, and HOW.

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Native Appropriations: Pepper Ann Follow-Up: Why I’m glad I have readers

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“Yesterday I posted about an awesome Pepper Ann cartoon that dealt with Peppy “discovering” her Navajo ancestry. Then, some readers pointed out some even cooler things I didn’t notice upon first watch, and some pointed out how I had made some really poor language choices in my write-up, so I’ll get to that too.”   Click to read
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Native Appropriations: Pepper Ann “Dances with Ignorance”: Quality TV for an Indian Appropriator Near You!

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“Quick synopsis: teacher tells the class they’re doing heritage reports, Pepper Ann decides all of her European ancestry is “boring” and then her Dad informs her she’s actually 1/16 Navajo, and gives her a concho belt that belonged to her ancestor. Pepper Ann then gets super excited, relying on every stereotype possible to represent her new “Indianness”–war whooping, crying a single tear for littering, putting her brother in a cradle board, beating “war drums”, etc. The whole time her friends are telling her she’s being offensive and wrong, but she’s too caught up in her ficticious identity to care.”
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