UNT Blackhorse Reading of How Different Names Were Seen As Having Political Connotations Paper

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Humanities

University of North Texas

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(1) Describe three specific examples from the Blackhorse reading of how different names were seen as having political connotations by those interviews.

(2) Given all these politics of naming, why do people (indigenous or otherwise) even want a general name for native peoples?

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Running head: NAMING AND POLITICS

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Naming and Politics
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NAMING AND POLITICS

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Naming and Politics
Examples from the Blackhorse Reading of How Different Names Were Seen As Having
Political Connotations by Those Interviews
According to Blackhorse, (2018), the respondents demonstrate how different names have
political connotations. For instance, according to the respondent Courtney Tsotigh-Yarholar, the
preference of either X, Y, Z naming for her means that categorization is further marginalizing.
As Frank Waln shows, embracing his origin as a Sicangu Lakota means that he has decolonized
his identity. As opposed to the stereotypes attached to Native people like being sav...


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