By @cresjr ““particularly inappropriate as racial markers, because the shape of the nose is primarily a function of climactic factors such as…temperature and moisture content of the air…In areas where the air is very dry, such as deserts, a larger mucuous area is required to moisten inspire air, and this necessitates a longer and narrower nose…Both the Olmecs and the West African ancestors of African-Americans have short, flat noses because they lived in wet, tropical areas; Nubians and Egyptians have longer, thinner noses because they have lived in a desert.” from CA Forum on Anthropology in Public: Robbing Native American Cultures: Van Sertimas’s Afrocentricity and the Olmecs by Gabriel Haslip-Viera, et al - the photo is of indigenous Brazilians. #indigenas #indigenous #nativo #native #nativebrazilian #southamerica #Brazil #firstnation #nativeamerican #turtleisland #cemanahuac #abyayala #olmecas #olmec #firstpeoples #firstnation” via @PhotoRepost_app

Washington DC-based non-profit Stop Street Harassment has released the first-ever national report on street harassment in America. The report, released on June 3, 2014, details and analyzes the res…

“It was a matriarchal society and respect for women was engrained until colonialism and assimilation, and it seems like we just fell apart. Sexual harassment is one manifestation of that…People see harassment as a joke, but it’s not a joke. It affects our lives.”

New Report Details Street Harassment Faced By Native Women, Women and Men Across America