Erasing Identity

Historians are no strangers to speaking out over issues of whitewashing the past. In recent months, historians have called out Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren for her claims to Native identity based on DNA and for muddling the distinctions between ancestry and sovereign citizenship. Meanwhile, in Australia, historians have denounced the redaction of words such as “Aboriginal” from archival records. Read more in this month’s issue.

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