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Uncovering a Historic Bates Tradition: The Pipe Orations

A Bates peace pipe found in Muskie Archives

Kaitlyn Boehm and Carly Harris

January 22, 2020

Non-Native (and predominantly white) Americans have a long history of appropriating Native culture. Despite hundreds of years of destruction of Native peoples and assimilation into white settler culture, white Americans have held a fascination towards Indigenous traditions.  From the foundations of many ...

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