Stop With The Cherokee Syndrome, Already

Jemmie Valencia,
San Francisco, CA.

Proudly that they are Cherokee and they know this because their great great grandmother had long black hair- was a Cherokee Princess, even!, when they find out that I am in fact from the Yurok Tribe of Northern California. With as many white folks out there wearing wolf, eagle, & dreamcatcher t-shirts claiming to be Cherokee, you would think that the genocide of indigenous people of the United States never happened at all.

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