“You don’t look Native”: ASU students, faculty bust stereotypes

Students, faculty share experiences in video honoring Native Heritage Month.

It can be tough to be a Native American in mainstream society.

“Sometimes invisibility comes in the form of unfounded and unsubstantiated myths.”

To help recognize the experiences of the more than 2,600 Indigenous students at ASU — and to honor the close of Native American Heritage Month — a group of American Indian students and faculty gathered to answer the questions and bust the stereotypes they face most often when interacting with non-Natives.

Students, faculty share experiences in video honoring Native Heritage Month. Video produced and edited by Deanna Dent, ASU Now

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