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The firestorm around the #SacheenLittlefeather allegations has had me glued to Twitter for the last few days with a sense of creeping dread. I finally saw the tweet I knew was coming… one directed at me and people like me, who have been displaced, adopted out or disconnected (1)
There are people who believe that people like me, who are reconnecting to community and culture, should sit down and shut up, that we should not show leadership, that we don’t have the lived experience of indigeneity. This is false. We are Indigenous and we are alive (2)
Displacement and interference in our connection to culture IS an Indigenous experience. The last residential school closed in Canada in 1996. What happens to us in our lives and what takes us back to culture are important and should be talked about. We are survivors and our (3)
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The language of quant crit is in its infancy but the practice has a long legacy dating back to Du Bois and Wells-Barnett.

Let's use #QuantCritSyllabus to feature studies that use critical quantitative methodologies and frameworks. I'll start.
#AcademicTwitter #SocAF #QuantCrit
The Racism-Race Reification Process: A Mesolevel Political Economic Framework for Understanding Racial Health Disparities by @aasewell

#QuantCritSyllabus #HealthDisparities #MortgageMarkets
#MergedDatabases #Multilevel #GeneralizedLinearModels…
Collateral Damage: The Health Effects of Invasive Police Encounters in New York City by @aasewell & Kevin Jefferson

#QuantCritSyllabus #Health #Policing
#NYC #CommunityHealthSurvey #StopQuestionandFrisk #MultilevelModels…
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In this Zombie Apocalypse movie ... Native people are immune!

A video interview with @MichaelGreyeyes about #BloodQuantum!…

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There is a LOT to be excited about with #BloodQuantum by kick-a** director Jeff Barnaby! (@tripgore)

He killed it! Did you know #BloodQuantum is the biggest budget for an Indigenous-led film in Canadian history?

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@MichaelGreyeyes, Elle-Maija Tailfeathers, Forrest Goodluck, Kiowa Gordon (@CircaKiGordon), Stonehorse Lone Goeman, Brandon Oakes (@UsMohawkUs) Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs, (@kdeveryjacobs) Gary Farmer and more!

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1/ It's sad that #ElizabethWarren opted to play the #BloodQuantum game to prove ancestral indigeneity and one-up Trump. First, the very notion of blood quantum is some white folk bullshit, created largely to limit indigenous land claims & rights. What this means is...
2/ effect, Warren just used a scientific racist notion to ostensibly prove her indigeneity all so she could embrass Trump, or avoid being attacked for "faking" that ancestry when she runs for POTUS...
3/ But by doing that, she has reinforced the racist notion that race is "in the blood," which notion has never worked out well for the victims of structural white supremacy...
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