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White Voluntourists Don’t Belong on Indian Reservations

Still, they come because such missionary trips are big business

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EEach summer one thing could be certain in my small town on the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Lame Deer, Montana — strange White folks descend upon us with their unmarked white vans. Etched in the dirt on the back window, “Honk, if you love Jesus!” They…




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Angelina Newsom

Angelina Newsom

Northern Cheyenne freelance writer with an interest in culture and politics.

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