Hatter Fox Essay

Marilyn Harris
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Hatred can take more subtle form than bumper stickers saying, "Save a Salmon, Shoot an Indian." Whether the stereotyped thinking and implicit racism of Hatter Fox and the Teacher's Guide are the result of invincible ignorance, or of something even less attractive, does not matter very much; the end is the same. The myths stay intact, the lies and distortions of American history are perpetuated. Since Indians are already doomed, it will not matter very much if they lose their remaining lands— and thus what life ways they have managed to preserve—to the land consortia, agribusinesses, energy companies, "sports" fishermen and lumber interests that are eyeing them so hungrily.

The use of racist materials in classrooms is hardly so new as to be shocking. However, if education is to serve the needs of all our peoples, sooner or later we are going to have to start telling...

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