It’s almost depressing how it’s so much easier to say, "I’m native and white.", than it is actually identifying. Because every fucking time someone asks me what I am exactly, anytime I everget asked by someone who is white and I actually identify with being Tsalagi, I get questioned to death and suddenly it turns into annoying little venom-gushing stabs, racist ass comments and ignorant, stereotypical-based questionaire for about 20 minutes.
"Are you like a -insert said above war whooping, hand over mouth bs- indian?"
"So you’ve smoked peyote right?"
"Seriously? We’re all native. Everybody in America has native background. Everybody. I’M native too."
"I’m gonna start calling you Pocahontas, forreal. You’re always braiding your hair to the side and shit."
"So is like, your whole family drunk twenty-four seven?"
"Oh yeah, I’m Cherokee too. My grandma was a full-blooded indian!" -saideverywhitenessever
I’m so fucking annoyed right now. I can’t even handle this shit this early in the morning. And I’ve been up for about 25 hours now, so I’m a bit irritable and can’t just shake it off like I normally do. I just can’t stand being asked anymore, because all that ever happens is getting bombed by some racist bullshit that I don’t even feel like hearing. And of course being half and half, you get the best of BOTH worlds being born in white society, with my white privilege that I supposedly have for being somewhat white-passing. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not being a whiney brat and denying my privilege by ANY means. I’m aware of it, but jesus christ I promise it’s not as glorious as it sounds. And me saying I’m somewhat white passing is because a lot of the time I get questioned about my ethnicity seeing as how I live in an old rich white people town in good old South Kakalaki. Also known as South Carolina. Also known as ‘we’re the racist fuckers capital of the country down here, ya’ll.”
It’s so much fun.
You guys would love it here.
i just need sleep…
More like the yonega upped the commercial value because he’s a greedy, rich bastard. I saw someone commented saying Johnny Depp’s net worth is $350 mil. And if that’s the case, he better buy it by tomorrow. There’s no excuse for that. You can’t say, “I plan to buy the land and give it back.” and expect everyone to believe you’ll actually do it. Everybody talks. We’ll see…….
Yeah, there’s something slight sketch about that. I had no idea about him having an island and such, but I’m sure. Most celebs have more money than they have sense. Hopefully he’s not one of those. If he’s got enough money to buy an island, he definitely has enough money to buy Wounded Knee. Although I’m sure there’s going to be a lot he’s going to have to go through in order TO buy Wounded Knee. It’s not the same as just buying a property. This is a historic landmark. Although I’m with you on the wait,- what is he waiting for exactly?
Well, that actually didn’t come out how I wanted to. I apologize, cause my brain is slightly frazzled right now so I’m not exactly making points that I want to. I just meant with him being a celebrity. If he actually DID do this though, it would definitely not go un-noticed by the native community. You know that.
"Natives" on Tumblr are equal to "true facts" in the media. You can’t believe half the shit and the other half is only half true. I saw a “two-spirit” post today which was supposedly a belief of the Cherokee people. Bullshit. It’s about as true as the “Ten Native American Commandments”. Just because you read up on it on the internet doesn’t mean it’s true people.
My G-MA IS LAUGHIN’ AT YOUR PRETENDIAN ASSES.