Nations Double-Crossed

A poem for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Mark Tulin
Oct 11 · 1 min read
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Free the Native Americans
at the ballparks and football fields,
who serve as team mascots,
their faces on helmets and logos,
wearing the sacred headdresses,
smearing their faces with bloody chalk,
fans chanting warrior cries,
and doing the tomahawk chop