Alaska Natives Talk Stereotypes and Misconceptions

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown January 21st, 2018 Last Updated on: January 21st, 2018

In this AJ+ video they interview Evon Peter (Neetsaii Gwich’in / Koyukon), a vice chancellor at University of Alaska Fairbanks, Princess Daazhraii Johnson (Neetsaii Gwich'in), an activist, actress and writer, and Marjorie Kunaq Tahbone (Iñupiaq), graduate student at the UAF, to see what people usually get wrong about Alaska Natives. Some of these things might sound familiar!

And please check out the in-depth article Alaska Natives: Our fight to survive on AJ's website.

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Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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