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#DearNonNatives: Native Americans are speaking out
In a hashtag that's been trending since last Thursday, Native American individuals are taking the opportunity to let their voices be heard, correct misconceptions and bring attention to Native American communities as a whole.
Through their own words, they're explaining what phrases, questions and actions can be rude, downright violent or simply appropriative to use.
As a non-native writer, I'll let these Twitter users speak for themselves.
Check out the rest of the tweets in the still trending tag here.
Did you learn anything from the #DearNonNatives hashtag?
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