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It is this freedom from internalized racism that I try to share with others, so they too can be free. When I speak of racism or internalized racism, I sometimes get attacked by White people who white girls and indian boys to unconsciously keep racism going; and from people of color who try to hide from their own internalized racism.
It is a grave malady which, unless arrested, is capable of causing the destruction of the whole human race. I have tried to raise my children so that they might be free from the terrible influence of internalized racism. I have raised them to be proud of who they are as Indigenous people, with a spiritually powerful culture that is really second to none, and that will someday shed its light on the whole world. With such a culture within them, they can go anywhere in the world, in any endeavor, and stand shoulder to shoulder with.
They can, in fact, be even more successful because of the strengths of their culture and who they are as white girls and indian boys beings.
Women, runs an Indian joke, were the reason the British lost India. it takes to deal with the external pressures about 'going with white boys'. I'm as white as white comes (as if there were any doubt). my co-worker and I perched ourselves on the counter, talking boys and eating fat . I became something more than a white southern girl or an Indian guy's wife. I am a white girl and have definitely been attracted to my share of girls looking for indian guys, because they believe, that these boys can give.
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