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Native America Calling: Leave Twitter? Or stay and fight?
Monday, December 5, 2022

Leave Twitter? Or stay and fight?
For all its faults, Twitter is an effective means for sharing and discussing Native issues, culture, language, and business.

But for many #NativeTwitter users, the social media platform is increasingly losing its luster after its takeover by Elon Musk. There are fears that un-muzzling far right and white supremacist voices is making it a hotbed of hate speech against people of color.

Is that a good reason to leave? Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce reveals the results of our Twitter poll and takes your calls about the platform-in-transition.

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The Twitter application icon is seen on a mobile device. Photo by Brett Jordan[/f]

Guests on Native America Calling
Traci Sorell (Cherokee), author

Dr. Twyla Baker (member of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation), president of Nueta Hidatsa Sahnish College

Aylan Couchie (Anishinaabe from the Nipissing First Nation), interdisciplinary artist and writer

Dr. Emily Haozous (Enrolled Chiricahua Fort Sill Apache), research scientist for the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation.

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