"Real Indians" and Other Myths

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Native protesters standing against the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Sacred Stone Camp, September 2, 2016.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker, Colville Confederated Tribes columnist at Indian Country Today Media Network, research associate and associate scholar at the Center for World Indigenous Studies, and Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, professor emeritus of Native American studies at California State University and native of rural Oklahoma, co-authored the new book “All the Real Indians Died Off": And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans(Beacon Press, 2016). They discuss the history and current state of indigenous culture and reflect on the recent developments in Standing Rock.