The first post at the new blog Moontime Warrior includes the following:
As the Native woman in a classroom full of white students, studying a white, male dominated discipline, I am aware that my presence is constantly scrutinized. I become the representative for all Native people, and anything I do wrong is attributable to my genetics. If I enter a classroom late, if I answer a question incorrectly, if I misspeak, if I don’t speak, if I speak too much, if I get a bad grade, it’s not just a personal failure; it’s a failed responsibility to break stereotypes and represent all Native people everywhere in a positive way.
…No pressure, kids.
Read the whole thing here.